Xiaomi is about to launch 3 phones with Snapdragon 870 chipset

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, which has been actively expanding prortfolio its high-end devices, will launch three new smartphone, this year, that is likely to be powered by Snapdragon 870 chipset.

Recently, the company launched Mi 10S and Redmi K40 smartphones that comes equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC, GizmoChina reported on Thursday.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 is a 7nm chipset and appears to be an overclocked version of the Snapdragon 865 Plus SoC. It features the Kryo 585 CPU, which has its prime core clocked at 3.2GHz, 100 megaHertz more than that of the Snapdragon 865 Plus’s prime core.

The Adreno 650 is the GPU inside, and it packs a Snapdragon X55 5G modem that brings support for mmWave and sub-6GHz networks. It also has support for Bluetooth 5.2, support for Wi-Fi 6, and Quick Charge 4+.

It seems that the existence of the Snapdragon 870 SoC is due to manufacturers’ demand for a new chipset for more affordable flagships that cost significantly less than premium phones. Basically, it is a chipset for flagship killers, the report said.

More information about those devices is not yet known. Recently, another Chinese smartphone player Vivo launched ‘X60 Pro’ powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor.

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