Xiaomi 15 debuts with Snapdragon 8 Gen4, OnePlus & iQOO follow

Xiaomi to Debut Snapdragon 8 Gen4 with Xiaomi 15 Series

According to the leaker, Xiaomi has secured the exclusive debut rights for the Snapdragon 8 Gen4, with the Xiaomi 15 series being the first to feature this chip. The leaker also added that following Xiaomi, OnePlus and iQOO will swiftly follow suit.

Xiaomi 15 debuts with Snapdragon 8 Gen4, OnePlus and iQOO follow

A variety of models will be among the first to use the Snapdragon 8 Gen4. Apart from the Xiaomi 15 series, the OnePlus 13 and iQOO 13 will also feature this chip. The Samsung Galaxy S25 series, on the other hand, will utilize a “for Galaxy” version with a higher clock speed, but this will be available only in select markets. To start with, all Galaxy S25 Ultra devices in the global market will use the Snapdragon 8 Gen4 chip, and the Galaxy S25 and Galaxy S25+ sold in the US and China will also follow suit. In contrast, the Galaxy S25 and Galaxy S25+ released in other markets will be equipped with the Exynos 2500 processor, which is set to debut in October as well.

Xiaomi 15 debuts with Snapdragon 8 Gen4, OnePlus and iQOO follow

Qualcomm has confirmed that the Snapdragon 8 Gen4 will be launched in October, and this chip will no longer use ARM’s Cortex public core, but will instead adopt the self-developed Oryon core. In terms of CPU architecture, Qualcomm might also abandon the small core and switch to a 2+6 architecture, utilizing 2 high-frequency large cores and 6 big cores.

Additionally, according to reports, the Snapdragon 8 Gen4 will be produced using a 3nm process, which is more advanced compared to the 4nm process used in the Snapdragon 8 Gen3, offering advantages in both performance and power consumption. The maximum frequency of the large core can reach 4.3GHz, far exceeding the 3.3GHz of the Snapdragon 8 Gen3, resulting in a significant increase in single-core performance. The single-core score of the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra with the high-frequency version of the Snapdragon 8 Gen3 can reach 2200 points, and the single-core score of the Snapdragon 8 Gen4 might even reach 3500 points.

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