Xiaomi’s iPhone 15 rival could come with Qualcomm’s most powerful chip

Following up on the excellent Xiaomi 13 and 13 Pro, the company is currently thought to be preparing the Xiaomi 14 and 14 Pro, and one new report indicates that these handsets will come equipped with Qualcomm’s next-gen Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. Xiaomi is expected to announce these upcoming phones in November, with an initial release in China followed by Europe; assuming similar patterns to previous years.

The report comes from prolific Chinese tipster Digital Chat Station on the Chinese Twitter-style social platform Weibo. Xiaomi has often been among the first Android manufacturers to adopt Qualcomm’s latest chips, notably, the Xiaomi 13 series was one of the first to feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, resulting in impressive performance as we noted in our Xiaomi 13 review and our Xiaomi 13 Pro review, and leading these devices to sit amongst the best Xiaomi phones