Previously we saw reports suggesting about the new Xiaomi 12 Ultra will be launching later this year with the latest Qualcomm chipset. We even got various leaks showing the alleged first look of the device. Now we have got another leak that confirms the chipset powering the Xiaomi 12 Ultra.
As per the source, Xiaomi will indeed ship the Xiaomi 12 Ultra with the latest flagship chipset in the market. Yes, the tipster revealed that Xiaomi 12 Ultra will be powered by unannounced Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ SoC. The source has spotted the alleged Xiaomi 12 Ultra that revealed the device being powered by SM8475 SoC. So the device is indeed powered by the upcoming Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ SoC.
Apart from this nothing much about the device is known. Qualcomm only launches the latest flagship chipset by H2 of 2022. We can confirm that Xiaomi 12 Ultra will be official by Q3 of 2022 not earlier than that.
The tipster reveals that Xiaomi 12 Ultra will be launching right after the Chinese Spring Festival. So we can expect the new Xiaomi 12 Ultra will make its global debut in China. After the Chinese Spring Festival which is going to start on Feb 1.
We can expect the new Xiaomi 12 Ultra might launch somewhere by mid-Feb 2022. Further, the tipster also revealed that Xiaomi 12 Ultra with codename L1 comes with major camera upgrades. Yes, the Xiaomi 12 Ultra will feature a new periscope super-telephoto lens. Previous leaks also revealed that Xiaomi 12 Ultra might use Leica-powered cameras on the back.