Xiaomi officially launched a new generation of flagship model Xiaomi Mi 11 yesterday, the first Qualcomm new generation flagship platform Snapdragon 888, priced at 3999 yuan. Then Xiaomi will open-source the kernel of the machine on Github.
Zhang Guoquan, director of Xiaomi’s mobile phone system software department, said: “Immediately after the press conference, open-source and make a contribution to the open-source community! By the way, mobile phones are not yet on sale!”
Android is based on Linux, and Linux is licensed under GPLv2. According to the requirements of the GPL agreement, derivative works need to publish the source code, such as kernel and u-boot.
According to previous reports, the pre-installed system of Mi 11 is MIUI 12 (based on Android R). With the release of the kernel source code, I believe there will be a large number of developers and flashing players to explore this hardware system, which can also help the official better Develop the potential of Xiaomi Mi 11.
Xiaomi Mi 11 is first launched with Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 888 chip. Snapdragon 888 uses a 5nm process. Compared with the previous generation Snapdragon 865, the overall CPU performance is increased by 25% and power consumption is reduced by 25%. GPU performance is improved by 35% and power consumption is reduced by 20%.
In addition, Xiaomi Mi 11 uses a 100-megapixel main camera with a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens and a 5-megapixel telephoto macro lens. The front lens of the mobile phone is 20 Megapixels and supports large wide-angle panoramic group photo mode.
In other respects, Xiaomi Mi 11 is equipped with a 4600mAh battery that supports 55W wired fast charging, 50W wireless fast charging and 10W reverse charging. It also uses X-axis linear motors and Harman Kardon tuning dual speakers, supporting multi-function NFC and infrared remote control.