Xiaomi Mi 12 Tipped to Come With Snapdragon 895 SoC, 200-Megapixel Main Camera Sensor


Xiaomi Mi 12 rumours have started coming in and the phone is said to be powered by an unannounced Qualcomm Snapdragon 895 SoC. It’s also said to feature a 200-megapixel main camera sensor — and all of it sounds rather impressive. Xiaomi was once the first manufacturer to cause the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC to smartphones with its Mi 11 in December final year. It wouldn’t be a surprise whether it does the same with the next flagship mobile SoC from Qualcomm.

According to a outline by Sparrow News citing known Chinese tipster Digital Chat Station, a new Xiaomi phone — believed to be the Mi 12 — is in the works and it is going to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon SM8450 SoC, which is believed to be called Snapdragon 895. As of now, Qualcomm has not shared any details of a new flagship offering other than the newly announced Snapdragon 888 Plus, which is more of an iterative upgrade over the Snapdragon 888. The outline also states that the Mi 12 will feature a 200-megapixel primary camera from Samsung and Olympus.

This rumoured 200-megapixel sensor is said to use 16-in-1 pixel binning to output 12-megapixel images with large pixels. There might be an Olympus logo on the camera module of the phone as mannered.

Lastly, the outline mentions that the Mi 12 will feature a curved display with a unmarried hole-punch cutout for the selfie camera.

Xiaomi has not shared any information approximately a Mi 11 successor and neither has Qualcomm said anything approximately a Snapdragon 895 SoC. Alternatively, earlier in June, known tipster Evan Blass (@evleaks) shared on Twitter some details for a next-generation Qualcomm mobile SoC codenamed SM8450. This SoC is said to be developed on a 4nm process and come with an integrated Snapdragon X65 5G modem. It is said to include the Adreno 730 GPU and strengthen for quad-channel LPDDR5 RAM.

It is conceivable that the new SoC is announced by the end of this year and Xiaomi, once again, is in a position to whip the competition by announcing the Mi 12 powered by it.

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