According to reports, Xiaomi plans to restart its mobile chip division.
Xiaomi tried to make mobile phone chips, but it failed in the end.This report It is understood that the Chinese giant is now planning to restart its mobile chip division and has already started hiring engineers and protecting intellectual property rights.
The first new plug-in may be Surge S2, which was originally scheduled to be launched in 2018, but of course it has updated and updated specifications.
Xiaomi and TSMC used to make chips for the Surge S1 mobile phone, but now neither TSMC nor Samsung has real free capacity. Therefore, Xiaomi is said to be able to turn to other contract manufacturers, SMIC is said to be able to help, but US sanctions restricting the latter may delay the agreement.
In addition to Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo are also considering their own hardware production. Google will be able to launch the Pixel 6 series with its own chips this fall.