As chipmaker Qualcomm is soon expected to unveil its next flagship mobile chipset, which will be a direct successor to the Snapdragon 888, Xiaomi 12 is tipped to be the first phone to be powered by the new chip.

According to Android Central, the new chip — Snapdragon 898 — will power the best Android phones of 2021.

A leaked image of an upcoming phone featuring the Snapdragon 898 chipset has now surfaced online, the report said.

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Going by the leaked image, the Snapdragon 898 will have a tri-cluster configuration featuring a Cortex-X2 prime core clocked at 3.0 GHz, three Cortex-A710 based cores running at 2.5 GHz, and four efficiency-oriented Cortex-A510 cores at 1.79 GHz.

The new chip may come with an all-new Adreno 730 GPU, which is expected to bring significant improvements in graphics performance compared to the Adreno 660 in the Snapdragon 888 and 888+.

Rumors also suggest the chip will feature a new X65 5G modem and is going to be built on a 4nm process.

According to the tipster, the Xiaomi 12 will be the first phone to be powered by the Snapdragon 898 chipset.

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