Qualcomm’s upcoming premium SoC, the Snapdragon 898, is set to debut at the 2021 Snapdragon Technology Summit this month. Although the flagship SoC is expected to arrive on Android smartphones in 2022, the line leak suggests that Xiaomi may be the first to introduce its smartphone to the Snapdragon 898 mobile platform.
According to reports, the new Qualcomm processor in the Xiaomi 12 series may be chipped. Chinese tipstar has revealed on social media that Xiaomi’s premium phone will be the first phone with a Snapdragon 898 chipset. While Vivo, Samsung, Motorola, Oppo, Huawei, ZTE, Asus, Black Shark, Lenovo, Nubia, Realme, OnePlus and a few more manufacturers are expected to be listed in the first batch for the mobile platform, it remains to be seen if the Xiaomi 2022 Android flagship phone Whether to get the same treatment as Xiaomi 11.
Reports suggest that the Snapdragon 898 SoC will be built in Samsung’s 4nm manufacturing process. The chip will use a ‘1 + 3 + 4 three-cluster architecture’ design with a super-large Cortex X2 core and a mains frequency of 3.0GHz. In addition, three Cortex-A710 based mid-cores will have clocks at 2.5 GHz and four ‘efficient’ Cortex-A510 derived cores will be at 1.79 GHz. The GPU is called the Adreno 730 which can bring a 20 percent increase in performance. For connection, there may be an X65 5G modem, which theoretically has a maximum downlink speed of 10Gbps. The chipset is said to be on display on November 30th.
Liquor Ice Universe Snapdragon shared the so-called single and multi-core geekbench scores of the 898 with 1200 single-core scores and 3900 multi-core scores and a 15 percent performance boost.
Coming to Xiaomi 12, the phone is advised to get an LTPO panel with a 120Hz refresh rate, and is proud of a 2K resolution. Further leaks suggest that it may offer the world’s first 200-megapixel primary camera. The phone could possibly be shipped with 120W fast charging and 100W wireless charging support. The upcoming Xiaomi 12 series is said to include two variants- Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro. The devices could be released next month. But while nothing is set in stone, we will have to wait until an organization shares the details for their upcoming roadmap for 2022.
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