William Lu, the executive of Xiaomi, took the stage at Qualcomm’s event to confirm the news that the upcoming Xiaomi 14 smartphone will be powered by the recently unveiled Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. While this may not come as a surprise since Xiaomi 13 already utilized the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, the unique aspect of this announcement lies in Xiaomi’s decision to reveal the chipset before launching the new smartphone.
Interestingly, the Xiaomi 14 will also introduce a new operating system, HyperOS, which replaces the previous MIUI firmware. HyperOS brings in additional features for seamless connectivity with various IoT devices.
Xiaomi is set to unveil the Xiaomi 14 on October 26th at 1:00 AM, according to China’s local time.
TLDR: Xiaomi’s executive, William Lu, confirmed at Qualcomm’s event that the upcoming Xiaomi 14 smartphone will feature the newly announced Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. In addition to the new chipset, the Xiaomi 14 will introduce the HyperOS operating system, replacing the MIUI firmware and enhancing connectivity with IoT devices. The smartphone is scheduled to be unveiled on October 26th.