The latest report on Qualcomm’s upcoming flagship mobile processor is the change of name. While we have called this chip Snapdragon 898 for many months, there are reports that this device will be known as “Snapdragon 8 gen1”. As Qualcomm’s historical “good starting partner”, Xiaomi is very likely to win the first launch of this new flagship. The first model to use this chip should be the Xiaomi 12 standard version. This smartphone is expected to debut next month.
As the launch date for the Xiaomi 12 draws closer, more information about this flagship hits the web. The latest information on this device is that it will come with a “customized a new main camera with a super large bottom 50mp imx70*”. This report is coming from popular Weibo tech blogger @DCS.
Although the blogger did not specifiy the model, but judging from previous reports, this should be the Xiaomi 12. Digital Chat Station also revealed in the comments that the Xiaomi 12 standard version does not support periscope telephoto. It should use a high-quality main camera + wide-angle, as well as a normal telephoto lens solution for long-distance shooting.
In addition, there have been many reports that the Xiaomi 12 series will add a 1080P screen model. This will be a very important addition for the standard version esoecially if it does not have plans to lower the price.
Xiaomi 12 other speculations
The Xiaomi 12 device will come with an LTPO adaptive refresh rate screen. This feature will realize an adaptive refresh rate adjustment function between 1 – 120Hz. This feature will also bring an automatic adjustment of the display. This means that when a user activates a high-demanding game, the refresh rate of the display automatically sets to 120Hz. However, when the user is on a social app, it reduces the refresh rate significantly. This will ultimately help in the power consumption of the device.
Under the hood, the Xiaomi 12 series will have a large capacity battery. This series is expected to come with a battery capacity of about 5000 mAh. The wireless charging will be only 50W because of the regulations in China. The large battery will get a full charge within 20 minutes and this will be a new record.
In addition, Xiaomi 12 series will also arrive with MIUI 13 out-of-the-box. A few days ago, when Lei Jun communicated with netizens, he said that MIUI is making every effort to improve and will definitely do better. According to Lei Jun, “MIUI 13 will arrive at the end of the year and he hopes it will meet everyone’s expectations.