In what could be termed to be a surprising disclosure, a fresh rumor has emerged that the much-anticipated Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s would be the world’s first Snapdragon 845-powered smartphone. This contrary to widely held expectations that the Samsung Galaxy S9 would have that honor just as the Galaxy S8 was one of the first smartphones to pack a Snapdragon 835 chip. We won’t forget, though, that the Sony Xperia XZ Premium was the first commercial smartphone that was announced with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset at MWC 2017 before the Galaxy S8 and S8+ were launched.
Just recently, we brought you a report where a popular tipster had alleged that the Mix 2s may likely be released even before MWC 2018. The Weibo tipster who made this assertion based his disclosure on reports from the components supply chain. The tipster had asked his followers to guess which device would be the first SD 845 smartphone. We should have known that he left a clue with that question. This latest rumor has now made that bare. The source of the new rumor also stated that the Mix 2s will be the first device to be announced packing Qualcomm’s latest chip but Samsung would get most of the chips for its Galaxy S9 series.
MIX2S world 1st SD845 smartphone
— 萌萌的电教 (@MMDDJ_) January 29, 2018
The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s is expected to pack the same full-screen bezel-less design as the Mi Mix 2 as well as an 18:9 aspect ratio. Before now, the chipset that would be onboard the flagship model was unknown but we now know that the device will likely pack a Snapdragon 845 chip. Other details of the device are still unknown as of this moment. By the way, this is just another rumor about the Mi Mix 2s, so don’t take it too seriously until Xiaomi officially confirms it.