China-based smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is making waves. Despite the company’s products still largely unavailable in western countries, the company has managed to climb the ranks and has landed the number three spot as the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer. Xiaomi’s CEO also recently announced their goal of surpassing the likes of Apple and Samsung to claim the number one position.
That being said, could Xiaomi’s plans be in jeopardy of being derailed? Well according to a recent report, it seems that MediaTek might no longer be working with Xiaomi. Both companies have worked together in the past and thanks to MediaTek’s chipsets, it has allowed Xiaomi to churn out handsets with decent performance and very attractive prices.
However if the reports of MediaTek and Xiaomi splitting up are to be believed, Xiaomi could have a hard time trying to keep its prices down, which is one of the main attractions about the company’s products. Of course this is not all doom and gloom as Xiaomi is working with other manufacturers such as NVIDIA, Xiaolong, and Leadcore.