After Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 flagship chipset last month, the Xiaomi 14 series and iQOO 12 series have already gone official in China. According to reports, Qualcomm is preparing to launch two Snapdragon 7-series chipsets. It is expected that one of them, the next-generation Snapdragon 7 Gen 3, will debut later this month or by early December. Vivo’s V30 featuring the unannounced Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 has appeared on Geekbench now.
Vivo is working on the Vivo V30 and Vivo 30 Pro with respective model numbers, such as V2318 and V2319. Geekbench’s Vulkan test, which measures the GPU performance, now includes the alleged Vivo V30. Based on the IMEI database listing. In the Vulkan test, the device scored 4167 points.
According to the benchmark listing, it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 chipset, 12 GB of RAM, and Android 14. While Vivo hasn’t announced the launch date for the Vivo V30 series, the Vivo S18 and Vivo S18 Pro smartphones are expected to launch in China. Both the S18 and S18 Pro are expected to feature Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 and Dimensity 9200 Plus chipsets.
The Vivo V30 might be a tweaked version of the S18, while the Vivo V30 Pro might be a rebranded version of the V30 Pro. It is likely that Vivo V30 series will debut in some global markets, including India, in the first quarter of 2024.