Xiaomi to announce Surge S2 chipset at MWC 2018 - GSMArena.com news
Xiaomi announced the Surge S1 with the Xiaomi Mi 5c back in February 2017. One year later a successor is on its way, according to industry sources from China. The Surge S2 will be built on the TSMC 16 nm process and will power the Xiaomi Mi 6X, also expected to debut in February.
The Surge S2 will have an octa-core CPU with four Cortex-A73 cores running at 2.2 GHz and four Cortex-A53 at 1.8 GHz. The GPU will be Mali-G71 MP8, a massive improvement over the Mali-T860 from the Surge S1. According to the report, Xiaomi is looking to par the S2 with the Kirin 960 by Huawei.