Xiaomi is all set to unveil its own made Surge S2 SoC at MWC 2018 as per rumours.Xiaomi had launched the Surge S1 in Feb 2017 which was powering the Mi 5C.So we can expect Xiaomi to announce the successor next month.
There are also rumours suggesting that it will be powering the upcoming Mi 6X and will be unveiled at MWC 2018.The rumours also claim that it will be also powering the upcoming Mi A2 Android One smartphone which is the successor to last year launched Mi A1 and will be made available in India with other leading Global markets.
As per rumours, the upcoming Surge S2 SoC will be built on the 14nm process and is manufactured by TSMC when compared with Surge S1 which is built on 28nm process.It will be 64-bit Octa-core processor with 4-cores clocked at 2.2 GHz using the ARM Cortex A73 cores which are high performing cores and remaining 4-cores clocked at 1.8 GHz with ARM Cortex A53 cores which are power efficient cores.It is coupled with Mali-G71 MP8 GPU.
The new Surge S2 SoC will support LPDDR4 RAM and UFS 2.1 flash storage solutions.The new Surge S2 SoC will have performance equivalent to 2016 launched Huawei Kirin 960 SoC which makes the chip more powerful.
Apart from that we also got new case renders leaked of the upcoming Mi 6X or Mi A2.As per renders, we can see the Mi A2 or Mi 6X using a bezel-less display having an aspect ratio of 18:9.There is no physical home button at the front which is replaced by on-screen navigation keys and the fingerprint scanner is located at the back of the device.At the back, we can find the Dual camera setup which is aligned horizontally similar to Mi A1.