Report: Xiaomi to launch its own Pinecone SoC on February 28

Pinecone SoC

Xiaomi is going to unveil its own Pinecone SoC on February 28, 2017.

SoC stands for or system-on-a-chip which houses all major components of a smartphone including CPU, GPU, Memory, USB controller, Power management circuits, Wireless radios and so on.

Apple, Samsung, and Huawei have their own SoC named Exynos, A series, and Kirin respectively.

Xiaomi will be the 4th smartphone manufacturer to reveal its own SoC which will be a big plus for the Chinese tech giant.

Xiaomi will be one of the top players in the smartphone industry with it’s in houses SoC and will be a tough competitor for all major OEMS.

The company will be able to manufacture smartphone with its own process which will lessen the smartphone cost.

Earlier, Xiaomi has started their SoC development in mid-2015.

Although Pinecone is rumored name. The official name of the SoC is yet to be announced.