Redmi Note 12 Turbo, Realme GT Neo 5 SE Tipped to Use New Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 SoC, Another Qualcomm Chip

Qualcomm recently launched the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 chipset – it’s the most powerful Snapdragon 7-series chip to date. The Qualcomm AI Engine boosts its performance making the processor faster and more efficient than its predecessors. Redmi and Realme have now confirmed the use of this new Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 chipset in their upcoming smartphones. Redmi Note 12 Turbo is expected to launch globally on March 23, and will feature a new chipset. A tipster also suggested another new chipset from Qualcomm.

In the official Weibo post, the brands confirmed the use of this new chipset in their upcoming handsets. Realme wrote that the Realme GT Neo 5 SE will be the “first 2nd-generation Snapdragon 7+ flagship to be equipped with” chip.

In another post, Redmi confirmed the global debut of the “King Kong Note 12 Turbo”, which will be powered by the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 chipset. The post states that the new chipset has the same process architecture as the Snapdragon 8+ series.

one more do It has been suggested by reliable tipster Yogesh Brar (@heyitsyogesh) that Qualcomm will also launch another new chipset called Snapdragon 685, which will reportedly power the Redmi Note 12 4G smartphone.

Xiaomi had earlier confirmed the global launch of the Redmi Note 12 series on March 23 at 11PM (GMT+8) / 8:30PM IST. Both the Redmi Note 12 Turbo and the Redmi Note 12 4G could be unveiled at the event.

Meanwhile, the Redmi Note 12 Turbo device has already been spotted on China’s 3C certification website. The phone is expected to have 2GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. The smartphone is also expected to feature a 6.67-inch full-HD+ OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate.

According to previous reports, the smartphone may have a triple rear camera setup. The camera unit may include a 50-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel secondary sensor, and a 2-megapixel tertiary sensor. The Redmi Note 12 Turbo variant is likely to pack a 5,500mAh battery. The latest 3C sighting confirms earlier reports that the smartphone will support 67W wired fast charging.

On the other hand, the Realme GT Neo 5 SE was recently spotted on Geekbench. Previous reports suggested that the phone could sport a 6.74-inch flat OLED display with a resolution of 2772×1240, 144Hz refresh rate, 2160Hz PWM dimming, and 1,100 nits peak brightness.

The alleged realme device is expected to sport a 16-megapixel front camera and a 64-megapixel OmniVision primary rear sensor with f/1.79 aperture. According to reports, the likely triple rear camera system will also include an 8-megapixel Sony IMX355 ultra-wide sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor. The smartphone is also expected to pack a 5,500mAh battery with 100W fast charging support.

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