Surge S1 is Xiaomi first self-manufactured smartphone chipset. The company claim that the Octa Core processor should be faster than Snapdragon 625 chipset and is used for the first time in the new Xiaomi Mi5c.
Surge S1: The 28-nm-manufactured 64- Chip is composed of two quad-core clusters according to Cortex-A53-design, one delivers a maximum clock speed of 2.2 GHz, the other strikes at 1.4 GHz. In graphic it has, a Mali T860 quad-core GPU, which provides support for the Vulkan API and result in 40% more energy-saving than a Mali-T760.
According to Xiaomi, the Surge-S1 chipset has been developed in two and a half year under the code name of ” Pinecone “. It is expected to be an exemption from the dominance chip makers like Qualcomm and Mediatek. The self-develop chip in the smartphone has a significant advantage for software updates. The Android updates can be provided faster for their own devices.
Specification of Mi5c.
Along with the Surge-S1 chipset, the smartphone has a full-HD IPS screen of 5.15 inch, including a fingerprint sensor. Furthermore, it features a 3 GB of RAM, 64 GB of internal memory storage and a 2860 mAh battery, which should deliver energy for one day and recharge via USB-C connection via 9V fast charging. The rear camera of the Mi5c is 12 megapixels and the front camera is 8 megapixel.