Xiaomi has unveiled its In-House Pinecone Processor via Official Weibo Page. Xiaomi has been working on its in-house processor for quite some time. According to sources, Xiaomi 5c smartphone has been tipped to be the first to come with the in-house Pinecone processor.
The official page of Xiaomi’s Pinecone processor is now live on social networking site Weibo. The official Pinecone page has minimal information, and apart from the processor name and logo, it reveals little else as of now.
According to Chinese websites, the new Weibo page of the Pinecone processor indicates that the Xiaomi Mi 5c is not far away. Xiaomi’s partnership with chipmaker Leadcore has given birth to Pinecone.
According to rumors, Xiaomi will launch two processor models – the Pinecone 1 with an octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU, and the Pinecone 2 with four Cortex-A73 cores and four Cortex-A53 cores. There’s no clarity on the GPU, but the chip is expected to be made in the cutting edge 10nm process.
According to sources, the first smartphone tipped to launch with the new Pinecone processor is the Xiaomi Mi 5c – the affordable variant of the Xiaomi Mi 5 smartphone.
According to leak reports, Xiaomi will sport 3GB of RAM and offer 64GB of inbuilt storage. It will come with 12-megapixel sensor at the rear, and an 8-megapixel sensor at the front for selfies, and backed-up with 3200mAh battery and run on MIUI 8 out of the box. It will features a 5.5-inch full-HD display with 2.5D curved glass protection.