Realme GT Neo 5 SE, Redmi Note 12 Turbo confirmed to launch with Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 chip

The Realme GT Neo 5 SE and Redmi Note 12 Turbo are expected to launch soon with the all-new Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 chipset.

Highlights
  • Both smartphones will be among the first to be powered by the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 SoC.
  • The Realme GT Neo 5 SE is expected to launch in China by March end or April.
  • Qualcomm says the new chipset enables fast gaming, dynamic low-light photography and 4K HDR videography, and much more.

After Qualcomm unveiled the new Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 chipset, Realme and Redmi have both confirmed that their upcoming phones, the Realme GT Neo 5 SE and Redmi Note 12 Turbo, will be powered by the new processor. These devices are expected to be launched in the coming months. A couple of official-looking posters shared by tipster Mukul Sharma confirm that both smartphones will be equipped with the newly launched Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 chipset. 

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Meanwhile, apart from the chipset, several other specifications have been tipped for the Realme GT Neo 5 SE and the Redmi Note 12 Turbo in the past. Let us check them out.

Realme GT Neo 5 SE specifications (expected)

The Realme GT Neo 5 SE is expected to launch in China by March end or April. Earlier, it was said that the Realme GT Neo 5 SE might be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 1 chipset, but a poster now confirms it will be the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 SoC.

As for other confirmed specifications, the smartphone will come with a 6.74-inch flat OLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate and a peak brightness of 1,100 nits. The device is said to feature a 16MP selfie camera and a triple rear camera setup consisting of a 64MP OmniVision primary lens, an 8MP Sony IMX355 ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP lens. The smartphone will house a 5,500mAh battery with fast charging support of 100W.

Redmi Note 12 Turbo specifications (expected)

The Redmi Note 12 Turbo might offer a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. It is said to come with a triple camera set up on the back with a 50MP main camera, an 8MP secondary camera, and a 2MP lens. The details about the selfie camera are still unknown. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 1 SoC will be paired with up to 12GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage. It might house a 5,500mAh battery with fast charging support of 67W and boot Android 13-based MIUI 14 skin out of the box.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 chipset features

Qualcomm claims that the newly introduced mobile platform possesses superior CPU and GPU performance, which enables fast gaming, dynamic low-light photography and 4K HDR videography, AI-enhanced experiences, and high-speed 5G and Wi-Fi connectivity.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 has an 18-bit Triple ISP, which enables users to capture in mega low light mode. This mode takes 30 pictures and then combines the best portions of those pictures into a single image, which results in photos that are brighter, clearer, and more colourful in low light. 

The chipset supports additional networks, frequencies, and bandwidths all over the world while offering blistering download speeds of up to 4.4 gigabits per second (Gbps) and remarkable power efficiency.