Xiaomi to launch phones with Snapdragon 720G, 5G phones also in the offing

By Xite - January 21, 2020
Xiaomi India Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain has announced that the company will be one of the first brands to launch smartphones with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon high-end premium chipsets.

Xiaomi has announced that it will soon launch phones powered by the newly-launched Qualcomm Snapdragon System-on-Chips. It also said that the company is also developing 5G  phones. Manu Kumar Jain, Xiaomi India Managing Director, took to Twitter to announce the phone with Snapdragon 865, Snapdragon 765G and Snapdragon 720G are already under development. The Snapdragon 720G chipset comes with ISRO’s Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC) support.

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For the unaware, the NavIC solutions were first showcased at last year’s India Mobile Congress (IMC). This technology is aimed at enhancing the geolocation capabilities of automotive, mobile and the Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Its is claimed to provide a location accuracy of up to 20 metres in primary service areas.



Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has launched three new 4G chipsets: the Snapdragon 720G, Snapdragon 662 and Snapdragon 460 with AI capabilities for mid-range and affordable smartphones. At its annual Snapdragon Summit in December, the company announced the flagship Snapdragon 865 5G and 765/765G 5G mobile platforms.

Mi Router 4C

In other Xiaomi-related development, the company has launched Mi Router 4C with four antennae in India. Priced at Rs 999, the router is available on Mi.com in the lone white colour option. It supports 2.4GHz Wi-Fi band and offers up to 300Mbps speeds. It features MediaTek MT7628N processor, 64MB DDR2 RAM, and 16MB Nor Flash ROM. Xiaomi claims that the Mi Router 4C can connect with up to 64 devices.

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