Honor 50 With Snapdragon 778 SoC Could Be the First Phone to Feature Qualcomm’s New Chip

Some of the Honor 50 specifications have leaked online ahead of the launch.


Honor is working on the Honor 50 series launch date. The company is expected to launch the three flagship series smartphones later this month. Ahead of the launch, some key details of the vanilla model have leaked online. According to a new report from IT Home, the vanilla model will come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778 SoC under the hood. Qualcomm is rumoured to announce the chipset in the coming days. The SoC is built on a 6nm fabrication process and has the model number SM7235. Some of the Honor 50 specifications have leaked online ahead of the launch. Here’s everything you need to know.

Honor 50 tipped to launch with unannounced Qualcomm Snapdragon 778 SoC

Honor 50 series is expected to launch soon in China. Ahead of the launch, the vanilla model’s specifications have leaked online.

According to IT Home, citing tipster Digital Chat Station, the standard model will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778 SoC. Qualcomm has not yet launched the processor yet and is expected to make an announcement soon. 

The report states that Snapdragon 778 SoC is built on a 6nm process clocked at 2.4GHz. The SoC comes with Adreno 642L GPU, built-in X53 5G baseband, Spectra570L ISP, Wi-Fi 6E, etc.

IT Home further states that the vanilla model has the model number NTH-AN00. It was recently spotted on the 3C certification website with the same model number. The device will come with 66W fast charging support. It is rumoured to sport a 6.79-inch 2K AMOLED display. The screen will have 120Hz refresh rate support. The phone will also come with a triple-camera setup on the back.

Honor will also launch the Honor 50 Pro and Pro+ in China. The exact launch date of the three Honor smartphones remains unknown at the moment. We will share more details as and when the information is available. What are your thoughts on the upcoming Honor smartphones? Do let us know in the comments below.