Xiaomi, in the meantime, is planning to challenge both Samsung and Qualcomm, as it has already started replacing its CPU chips with MediaTek processors. From the looks of it, Xiaomi will build its proprietary application processors by using expertise licensed from Leadcore Technology.
In other news, Xiaomi fans are currently waiting for Redmi Note 2 to be unleashed alongside MIUI 7 tomorrow. A lot of new details, leaks and hardware spec rumors have already surfaced. China’s Oppomart has already listed the handset at a price of $199. The overall reports indicate that Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 will have a 64-bit octa-core MediaTek MT6795 processor, 2GB RAM and 16GB onboard storage.
It will also come with a 5.5-inch Full HD 2D display and it will feature a uniquely built Curved Gorilla Glass at the back. In the camera department, it will feature a 13-megapixel Sony IMX214 sensor with dual-LED flash and zero shutter lag.
There will be a 5 megapixel shooter on the front and the phone will have a 3600mAh battery. It will run on MIUI 7 which is based on Android 5.1.1.
Stay tuned for additional news, reports and updates from the world of technology!