Xiaomi just announced that in their tweeter that they will confirmed to use Snapdragon 845 for their upcoming flagship smartphone which probably the new Mi 7.
This maybe the first smartphone ODM that will use the Snapdragon 845 which just announced by Qualcomm yesterday.
Xiaomi current flagship Mi 6 & Mix 2 which using Snapdragon 835 just release this year 2017.
So we will expert that new Mi 7 or Mix 3 will using this new Snapdragon 845 maybe around Q2 & Q4 2018.
— Wang Xiang (@XiangW_) December 5, 2017