The Xiaomi 12S series will use the in-house developed Surge G1 power management chip

Lei Jun, CEO of a Beijing-based consumer electronics company Xiaomi, continued to spark interest in the brand’s upcoming 12S series of smartphones on Friday. The company officially announced on Friday that its self-developed Surge G1 battery management chip will be released at 7:00 p.m. on July 4and it will be installed in the Xiaomi 12S series.

Lei said that the combination of Surge P1 fast charging chip and Surge G1 battery management chip has achieved the independent development of battery management full chain technology. Xiaomi 12S Ultra, equipped with these two independently developed chips, monitors real-time battery safety at the millisecond level, greatly improves the accuracy of battery life prediction, and effectively improves battery life. battery.

(Source: Xiaomi)

Last year Xiaomi released two self-developed chips, the Surge C1 and Surge P1. Overvoltage C1 is Xiaomithe first professional imaging chip, while the Surge P1 is Xiaomiis the first independently developed charging chip.

Meanwhile, Lei also announced that the new device will adopt new battery material, that is, next-generation lithium cobalt oxide battery and negative battery electrode shunt technology, so that the maximum battery temperature will be reduced by 5 degrees Celsius. when charging. The battery capacity of the Xiaomi 12S has also increased from 100 mAh to 4500 mAh.

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The “super-large cup” Xiaomi 12S Ultra will adopt the more advanced and more expensive second-generation silicon-oxygen negative battery, with an energy density as high as 714Wh/L, which is four times the lithium-ion storage capacity of traditional graphite. Although Xiaomi did not announce the battery capacity, it should be no less than 4800mAh, supporting 67W wired fast charging and 50W wireless super flash charging.

Xiaomi 12S (source: Xiaomi)

Lei also said that Xiaomi has always adhered to the principle of “technology-oriented” and produce the coolest products. Over the past five years, the compound annual growth of the company’s R&D investments has exceeded 40%. Over the next five years, R&D investment is expected to exceed 100 billion yuan ($14.91 billion), and new technology directions will be continuously explored.

Alan A. Seibert