Smartphones Launching with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC: OnePlus 12, Xiaomi 14, and More

Here's a list of all the smartphones featuring the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen chipset by Qualcomm

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Qualcomm recently announced the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor, with generative AI support and a huge upgrade in gaming performance. The new chipset is also 30% faster than its predecessor and even has the potential to beat Apple’s A17 Pro chipset in some segments.

With the launch of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, we are now looking at multiple flagship smartphones which will soon hit the markets. Xiaomi, OPPO, and Vivo have already scheduled launch events for their upcoming devices with the latest Qualcomm chipset. Here’s a list of all the smartphones confirmed to feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3: Specifications

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 is an octa-core processor, fabricated on TSMC’s 4nm architecture. It is clocked at 3.3GHz and features one prime core, five performance cores, and two efficiency cores.


  • 1 x Cortex X4 Prime Core, 3.3GHz
  • 3 x Cortex A720 Performance Cores, 3.2GHz
  • 2 x Cortex A720 Performance Cores, 3.0GHz
  • 2 x Cortex A520 Efficiency Cores, 2.3GHz

The Adreno GPU on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 is now capable of 240fps gaming. The latest chipset also offers 40% better performance in ray tracing, 30% better overall performance, and 20% higher efficiency than its predecessor, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2.

Qualcomm has included an upgraded Hexagon NPU in the chipset. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 is the fastest mobile processor in the world for stable diffusion, capable of generating images through AI, in less than one second.

List of Devices With Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC

Here’s a list of all the devices confirmed to launch with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. Smartphone companies have already started scheduling launch events for their flagship devices.

Xiaomi 14 Series

The Xiaomi 14 will be the first device to feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC. The device will feature a 6.36-inch LTPO OLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate, as confirmed by the company. Teaser images reveal that the phone will have a triple-camera setup on its back, with a hole-punch screen for the front camera.

The Xiaomi 14 is also expected to feature a 5000mAh battery, with support for 90W fast charging, as per its 3C certification. Xiaomi has scheduled the launch of the Xiaomi 14 Series in China for October 26.

Xiaomi 14 Expected Specifications

  • Display: 6.36-inch LTO OLED, 1.5K resolution, 120Hz refresh rate
  • Processor: Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
  • Rear cameras: 50MP primary with OIS, 50MP telephoto with 2X optical zoom, 50MP ultrawide lens
  • Front camera: 50MP sensor
  • Battery: 5000mAh, 90W fast charging

Xiaomi 14 Expected Launch Date in India

The Xiaomi 14 is expected to launch in India in Q1 2024.

Xiaomi 14 Expected Price in India

The Xiaomi 14 is expected to be priced at Rs 65,000 in India.

OnePlus 12

OnePlus 12 5G

OnePlus recently confirmed the display specifications of its upcoming OnePlus 12 flagship. The device will feature a 2K resolution OLED panel, with a refresh rate of 120Hz. As per renders, the device is expected to feature a triple rear camera setup.

As per reports, the OnePlus 12 will have a 50MP primary camera with OIS, a 50MP ultrawide lens, and a 64MP periscope camera with 3X optical zoom. The device is expected to launch alongside the OnePlus Ace 3 in China, before making it to the global markets.

OnePlus 12 Expected Specifications

  • Display: 6.7-inch OLED screen, QHD resolution, 120Hz refresh rate
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
  • Rear cameras: 50MP primary with OIS, 48MP wide angle, 64MP periscope lens with OIS
  • Front camera: 32MP sensor
  • Battery: 5000mAh, 100W wired fast charging, 50W wireless charging

OnePlus 12 Expected Launch Date in India

The OnePlus 12 is expected to launch in India in January 2024.

OnePlus 12 Expected Price in India

The OnePlus 12 could be priced at around Rs 60,000 in India.

Vivo X100 Pro+

The Vivo X100 Pro+ will be the top model of Vivo’s upcoming X-Series flagships, which is known for its camera capabilities. The device is tipped to feature a 6.68-inch AMOLED panel with 2K resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. The base models are expected to launch with the Dimensity 9300 chipset, whereas the Vivo X100 Pro+ will feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3.

Previously, Digital Chat Station tipped the camera specifications of the Vivo X100 Pro+. The device could feature a 50MP primary camera with a Sony IMX 989 sensor, a secondary 50MP telephoto lens, a 50MP ultrawide lens, along with a 200MP periscope lens. Vivo has scheduled the launch of the Vivo X100 Series in China for November 17.

Vivo X100 Pro+ Expected Specifications

  • Display: 6.68-inch OLED panel, 2K resolution, 120Hz refresh rate
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
  • Rear camera: 50MP primary camera (Sony IMX 989), 50MP telephoto lens (Sony IMX 758), 50MP ultrawide lens (Sony IMX 598), 200MP periscope lens
  • Front camera: 32MP
  • Battery: 5000mAh, 120W fast charging, 50W wireless charging

Vivo X100 Pro+ Expected Launch Date in India

As per Vivo’s past timeline, the Vivo X100 Pro+ is expected to launch around April-May 2024 in India.

Vivo X100 Pro+ Expected Price in India

The Vivo X100 Pro+ being the top model of its series, is expected to be priced around Rs 1,00,000 in India.

Realme GT 5 Pro

realme gt 5 pro leaked

Realme has been teasing its upcoming Realme GT 5 Pro in global markets. Teaser images reveal that the device will feature a periscope lens, and the company has been emphasising on zoom capabilities of the device.

The Realme GT 5 Pro is expected to feature a curved AMOLED screen with a 2K resolution. Leaked renders suggest that the device will have a triple rear camera setup, similar to the OPPO Find X6. It could also feature 50W wireless charging. Shortly after Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Summit, Realme confirmed that the Realme GT 5 Pro will feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset through a Weibo post.

Realme GT 5 Pro Expected Specifications

  • Display: 6.82-inch OLED display, 2K resolution, 144Hz refresh rate
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
  • RAM And Storage: 12GB/16GB/24GB of RAM, 256GB/512GB/1TB of internal storage
  • Rear camera: 50MP primary camera with OIS, 50MP ultrawide lens, 50MP telephoto sensor
  • Front camera: 50MP sensor
  • Battery: 5,400mAh, 100W wired fast charging, 50W wireless charging

Realme GT 5 Pro Expected Launch Date in India

The Realme GT 5 Pro is expected to launch in India in February 2023.

Realme GT 5 Pro Expected Price in India

The Realme GT 5 Pro is expected to be priced at around Rs 59,000 in India, based on the pricing of previous Realme flagships.

iQOO 12

iqoo 12 renders leaked online

The iQOO 12 is rumoured to be the first device in India, to launch with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC. recently, the device was spotted in leaked hands-on images and renders, which indicate that the iQOO 12 will feature a triple rear camera setup. Renders also show that iQOO could opt for a flatscreen display.

A while ago, Digital Chat Station had tipped the camera specifications of the iQOO 12, stating that the device will feature a 64MP telephoto camera with 3X optical zoom. Recent reports indicate that iQOO could skip its much-anticipated 200W fast charging in favour of a larger battery capacity. iQOO has scheduled the launch of the iQOO 12 Series in China on November 7.

iQOO 12 Expected Specifications

  • Display: 6.7-inch E7 AMOLED panel, 1.5K resolution, 144Hz refresh rate
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
  • Rear camera: 50MP primary camera with OIS, 50MP ultra-wide lens, 64MP telephoto camera with 3X optical zoom
  • Front camera: 32MP
  • Battery: 6000mAh, 120W wired fast charging

iQOO 12 Expected Launch Date in India

As per tipster Mukul Sharma, the iQOO 12 Series is expected to launch in India by the end of November, or early December this year.

iQOO 12 Expected Price in India

iQOO is known to follow an aggressive pricing strategy in India. The iQOO 12 is expected to be priced at around Rs 60,000.

OPPO Find X7

OPPO Find X6

Shortly after the launch of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, OPPO released a teaser image on Weibo confirming that the upcoming OPPO Find X7 will feature the latest Qualcomm chipset. However, other details of the phone are not known yet.

The OPPO Find X6 was an extremely promising device with the flagship Dimensity 9200 chipset, and Hassleblad-powered triple rear cameras with a 50MP 3X periscope lens. Unfortunately, the OPPO Find X6 remained exclusive to China as the company focused on bringing the OPPO Find N3 Series to the global markets.

OPPO Find X7 Expected Launch Date

The OPPO Find X7 should first debut in China around March 2024. Considering that the company skipped the global launch last year, the OPPO Find X7 should make its way outside of China in the second half of 2024.

OPPO Find X7 Expected Price

The OPPO Find X7 could be priced at around Rs 70,000 in the global markets.

More Devices to Launch Soon With the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3

During the launch of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, Qualcomm announced that they have partnered with 15 Android OEMs to launch devices with its latest flagship chipset. These include ASUS, Honor, iQOO, Meizu, Nio, Nubia, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Redmi, RedMagic, Sony, Vivo, Xiaomi, and ZTE.

While most of the brands operate mainly in China, ASUS could bring its upcoming ROG Phone 7 to India. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 is a promising chipset and is expected to break all performance barriers in Android smartphones.

FAQs

Is the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 faster than the Apple A17 Pro chipset?

As per the leaked benchmarks of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, Qualcomm’s latest processor has matched the multi-core Geekbench scores of the Apple A17 Pro chip. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 also appears to be faster at Generative AI tasks than its Apple counterpart. However, the final verdict can only be concluded after the launch of the first set of Snapdragon 3 devices.

How good is the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 to the Dimensity 9300?

The Dimensity 9300 was recently spotted on AnTuTu where it scored record-breaking 2 million points. It looks like the Dimensity 9300 could beat the Snapdragon 8 gen in raw performance. The Dimensity 9300 is scheduled to launch on November 6.

Which will be the cheapest Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 phone in India?

The iQOO 12 could be the cheapest Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 device, as compared to its competitors like the OnePlus 12. However, brands like POCO and Realme could launch more affordable models in the second half of 2024.