Chinese tech giant Xiaomi eyes global market with custom chip - Phys.Org

Chinese technology giant Xiaomi on Tuesday unveiled an in-house processor, setting its sights on a top-tier global market long dominated by American companies. With the launch of its Surge S1 chipset, Xiaomi joins a rarified group of smartphone ...and more »

China's Xiaomi launches first chip - Xinhua

BEIJING, March 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese tech firm Xiaomi launched its first smartphone processor on Tuesday, becoming the fourth company in the world capable of producing both smartphones and chips. The company has started mass production of the Surge ...and more »

Huawei rings the changes with plans for clever phones - Financial Times

Few consumers had even heard of Huawei in 2011, the year in which its board decided to focus on breaking into the smartphone market in a big way. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the news. Select topic. Select ...and more »

Xiaomi's New Processor Won't Save Its Smartphone Business - Fortune

Xiaomi, the formerly hot Chinese smartphone startup now struggling with declining sales, announced today that it is manufacturing its own chipsets for phones. How important is this,really? The move would let Xiaomi join the ranks of Apple, Samsung, and ...and more »

Xiaomi Joins Apple, Samsung, Huawei: Introduces First Ever Surge S1 Powered Mi 5c - Science Times

Xiaomi Mi 5C -Pinecone processor paired with 3GB of RAM ,to launch in February (Photo : Tech-Meditar/ Youtube Screenshot) Xiaomi Mi 5C gets certified in China; rumoured to launch in February this year. Chinese smartphone leader Xiaomi unveiled its ...and more »

Xiaomi Is the China Trump Needs to Watch - Bloomberg

If you want an example of the threat faced by the U.S. from an emerging China, look no further than Xiaomi Corp. The electronics manufacturer has made the bold move into designing its own smartphone chips. Of the vast variety of semiconductors that ...and more »

Samsung phones, Apple's iPhones are 'overpriced', says top Huawei exec - The Register

MWC Interview Although Huawei phones are getting more expensive, the company still thinks Samsung and Apple phones are "overpriced", a top executive told us this week. As president of Huawei's consumer business for Europe, Walter Ji looks after one of ...and more »

Xiaomi Follows In Footsteps Of Apple And Samsung With Its Own Smartphone Chip - Forbes

Once a darling of the global startup scene, Xiaomi has fallen from the number one spot in China's fast-moving smartphone market. Now the Beijing-based phonemaker is following the examples of smartphone giants Apple, Samsung and Huawei by ...and more »

China smartphone maker Xiaomi designs its first chip - Financial Times

China's Xiaomi has become the world's fourth smartphone maker to design its own processor, revealing its “Pinecone” chip on Tuesday aimed at breaking its reliance on foreign providers such as Qualcomm. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select ...and more »

Xiaomi launches smartphone with own chip Pengpai S1 - China Daily

Chinese tech firm Xiaomi launched a chip wholly developed by its subsidiary Pine Cone Electronics, and a version of its flagship device, the Mi 5c, which is powered by this chip, the Pengpai S1, in Beijing on Tuesday. Lei Jun, founder of Xiaomi, said ...and more »