Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 was Qualcomm has announced Tuesday at the chipmaker’s annual Snapdragon Summit event. The new chip will power the manufacturers’ flagship Android smartphones expected to debut in the coming weeks and months — starting with the Xiaomi 14 that launches on October 26. Asus, Honor, iQoo, Meizu, Nio, Nubia, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Redmi, Red Magic, Sony, Vivo, Xiaomi and ZTE will launch smartphones equipped with the new chip.
The Xiaomi 14 The company’s next flagship smartphone is set to debut on October 26 and will be the first handset powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip. Company president William Lu has already confirmed the launch of the handset in China, but the company has not announced the Xiaomi 14 launch in other markets including India.
On November 7, iQoo has scheduled a launch event where the company is expected to unveil iQoo 12 In China — this phone is confirmed to be equipped with Qualcomm’s latest flagship chip. Both Vivo and Realme have confirmed the arrival of smartphones powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC.
Meanwhile, OnePlus and Oppo will also launch phones powered by the new Snapdragon chip. We already know what the previous handset will be called OnePlus 12, but the company has yet to announce a launch date. On the other hand, we can expect Oppo Find X7 Pro The firm’s first smartphone to be powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip
Redmi K70 The company’s first smartphone powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC will debut in China, but there is no official launch date for the handset at the time of publishing this article. On the other hand, ZTE has confirmed that upcoming phones from Nubia and Red Magic will be equipped with flagship Snapdragon chipsets.
Other smartphone manufacturers that have confirmed that their upcoming flagship phones will have the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip – without disclosing the name of the handset – include Honor, Asus, Sony and Motorola. We can expect more smartphone makers to announce plans to launch handsets powered by the new Snapdragon chip in the coming days and weeks.