238 Million Xiaomi Smartphones Are Powered By Snapdragon Chips


Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi, has greatly developed in its 7 years of existence. It has done quite well in its hometown and it is currently making giant strides in India and other parts of the world. Its products are always anticipated because the company gives good value for money. Xiaomi uses the best available hardware for its flagship devices which the company updates for as much as 5 years in some cases. Recently, the Xiaomi leadership attended the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit 2017 where its CEO, Lei Jun, revealed that as of now, 238 million units of Xiaomi smartphones are powered by Snapdragon chips. This was made knows via Manu Jain’s (Xiaomi VP) official Twitter handle

He also stated that the next Xiaomi flagship device will come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset which many big manufacturers are hoping to use.

At the launch, Xiaomi’s founder, Lei Jun, founder, said

I am very excited to be part of the Snapdragon Technology Summit and reaffirm that Xiaomi’s close relationship with Qualcomm Technologies in the premium tier will continue into 2018.Xiaomi is committed to making devices that combine cutting-edge innovations in technology and beautiful design, while defying price expectations, and we have chosen Snapdragon 845 to power our next flagship smartphone.

You will agree with me that Qualcomm’s chips are one of the best in the world and the company has chips for low-end, mid-range and flagship devices all of which Xiaomi has used to give its customers a better user experience.

There is no doubt that the flagship to sport the Snapdragon 845 chip is the Xiaomi Mi 7 which is a 6.01-inch 18:9 OLED screen device. It comes with a dual-camera setup featuring a 12+20MP camera using a Sony IMX380 and a Sony IMX350 sensors. It will also be equipped with an Artificial Intelligence software component for optimized photographing.  These mouthwatering hardware/software won’t come for cheap as the Xiaomi Mi 7 should be priced around 2699 yuan ($408).

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