Qualcomm is gearing up to introduce its Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 flagship chipset soon. Among the roster of companies vying to integrate this chipset into their devices, the Chinese smartphone brand Nubia stands out. Recent database indications from the Geekbench benchmarking site suggest that Nubia is set to release a smartphone powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, possibly named the Nubia Z60 Ultra.
Inside sources have hinted that Nubia is in the process of crafting four flagship phones: the Nubia Z60, Z60 Ultra, Z60 Fold, and Red Magic 9. Intriguingly, speculations suggest that the model numbered NX769J is the much-anticipated Red Magic 9. Meanwhile, model numbers NX715J, NX721J, and NX801J are believed to be tied to the Nubia Z60, Z60 Ultra, and Z60 Fold, respectively.
Nubia's new phone surfaced with Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
A recent appearance of the Nubia Z60 Ultra in the Geekbench database confirmed the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset's presence. Although the entry did not explicitly mention the chip, it detailed its specifications. This entry showcased that the smartphone boasts 12 GB of RAM, runs on Android 14, and will feature the latest MyOS 14 UI overlay. In terms of performance, the device achieved 1634 points for single-core and 5947 for multi-core tests on Geekbench.
Further whispers about the Nubia Z60 Ultra suggest it might house a 35mm camera, a 1-inch sensor, and an under-display selfie camera. However, complete specifications remain shrouded in mystery. This Geekbench appearance implies that Nubia is conducting internal performance tests, suggesting that an official unveiling in China could be imminent, possibly by the end of this year.