Moto X50 Ultra, Xiaomi Civi 4 Pro, and More Phones Confirmed to Launch With Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 SoC

Mar18,2024



Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 chipset on Monday, March 18. It is said to be a more affordable version of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset, which has been widely used in many flagship-level smartphones since its unveiling last year. Following the launch of the latest, artificial intelligence-backed Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 SoC, several brands have confirmed 4nm octa-core chipsets for some of their upcoming models. Here are all the phones that are confirmed to get the new SoC.

moto x50 ultra

In a Weibo post, Motorola confirmed that the upcoming Moto X50 Ultra will be powered by the Snapdragon 8S Gen 3 SoC. The company has teased this model as an “AI mobile phone”. Outside of China, the model is said to be launched as the Motorola Edge 50 Pro in some global markets, including India. In the US, the phone can be introduced with the moniker Motorola Edge+ (2024).

Meanwhile, the Motorola Edge 50 Pro has been confirmed to launch in India with a curved 6.7-inch 1.5K resolution 144Hz display with 2,000nits peak brightness, a 50-megapixel triple rear camera unit, and three color options.

Xiaomi Civi 4 Pro

Xiaomi also announced in a Weibo post that the Xiaomi Civi 4 Pro will launch globally with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 chipset. This model is also set to come with the company's HyperOS user interface. No other information about the handset has been revealed by Xiaomi.

However, a Xiaomi model with model number 24053PY09I was spotted on the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certification site. This handset is likely to be launched in India as Xiaomi 14 Lite and in China as Xiaomi Civi 4. The company has not yet confirmed these two models.

redmi note 13 turbo

Redmi revealed in a Weibo post that an upcoming mid-range smartphone will be equipped with Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 SoC. The company has not confirmed the name of the model but has teased it with the tag “Redmi New Series” (translated from Chinese). This is expected to be the Redmi Note 13 Turbo, which was recently leaked online. This model is likely to be launched outside China as Poco F6.

The Redmi Note 13 Turbo is expected to come with Android 14-based HyperOS. It is said to feature a 6.78-inch 144Hz 1.5K OLED display and a 6,000mAh battery with 80W wired fast charging support.

iQoo Z9 Turbo

In another Weibo post, iQoo said that the iQoo Z9 series, scheduled to launch in China in April, will come with the newly launched Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 chipset. The company did not list the models expected to be introduced in this lineup. The base iQoo Z9 5G was recently unveiled in India with the MediaTek Dimensity 7200 SoC. Hence, it is speculated that a model codenamed iQoo Z9 Turbo, which has been previously spotted in online leaks, may feature the Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 SoC. The Turbo model is likely to have a 1.5K display and a 6,000mAh battery.


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