the new smartphone from Xiaomi Mi 5C will be equipped Surge S1 chipset, provide an extremely promising mid-range solution and Xiaomi will be first Chinese chip manufacturer.
Surge S1 is the name of the first SoC made by the Chinese company Xiaomi and its subsidiary Pinecone, Samsung, Huawei and Apple – which produce own chips for their devices mobile. Surge S1 the first device to use it is Xiaomi Mi 5C, a mid-range solution presented in Beijing from Xiaomi, away from the spotlight of the MWC in Barcelona.
Xiaomi Surge S1 chipset is an octa-core consisting of four core Cortex A-53 2.2GHz cores and four Cortex A-53 1.4GHz, which has decided to support the GPU quad-core Mali T-860. The ARM architecture is used for the efficient management of the 8 core, manufactured with production process to 28nm High-Performance Computing (HPC). The SoC also integrates a dual ISP dedicated to image processing of the pictures, and a 32-bit DSP for the management of voice calls.
The algorithm used by ISP to 14-bits of Surge S1 improves by 150% the light sensitivity of the camera. support for VoLTE and TEE security architecture. But what are the benefits of Xiaomi Surge S1? According to benchmarks published by Xiaomi, Surge S1 would be able to surpass the performance of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, especially in the field of graphics, by virtue of the adoption of the Mali T-860 GPU. a very good level of mid-range solution, which will break down production costs and make it even more competitive Xiaomi house chips.
Surge S1 is accompanied by excellent specifications. They are in fact included 3GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, a 2860 mAh battery, a 12MP rear camera with a pixel size of 1.25μm and a selfie 8MP sensor. The screen, 5.15 inches, has full HD resolution. There’s also a cost-effective sensor for fingerprint recognition and, to the delight of lovers of the Android, the operating system will be Android 7.0 Nougat (updated to version 7.1 scheduled for March) with user interface MIUI 8.