There’s a New Snapdragon 800 Series SoC Launching Soon, Debuting First on the Motorola Edge S

The upcoming Qualcomm SoC is a Cortex A78 based CPU, which is built on Samsung's 5nm fabrication process.


Qualcomm announced its flagship mobile processor – Snapdragon 888 last month at Qualcomm Tech Summit. Now, a fresh leak via Digital Chat Station claims that the tech giant will release another Snapdragon 800 series SoC soon. Though, the leaker didn’t reveal the features or what to expect from the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC, he revealed that the upcoming Moto Edge S will be the first device to sport it. Earlier this week, A Motorola executive, on Weibo, had already teased that the company is working on Moto Edge S, and it will feature a Snapdragon 8XX SoC from Qualcomm.

The upcoming Snapdragon 8XX SoC might carry codename ‘Shima’ as pointed out by GSMArena in a report. Qualcomm Shima is a Cortex A78 based CPU, which is built on Samsung’s 5nm fabrication process. The upcoming SoC will feature an integrated Adreno 650 GPU.

Moto Edge S Specifications (Leaked)

Motorola also shared a teaser on Weibo for the upcoming Motorola Edge S with an emphasis on the processor. The upcoming Moto device might be the same as Motorola Nio which has was spotted on FCC a couple of days back.

Motorola Nio had earlier appeared on the Geekbench website revealing the presence of 8GB RAM, Adreno 650, and Android 11. TUV Rheinland certification has already revealed that the Moto Edge S will pack a 5,000mAh battery and with 20W fast-charging.

Previous reports suggested that the handset might pack an FHD+ display with a 90Hz screen refresh rate. The phone might pack a 64MP primary camera with an OmniVision sensor. The phone might also get a 16MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2MP depth sensor.

On the front, there might be a dual selfie camera with a 16MP primary lens and an 8MP secondary shooter. So far we know this much about the smartphone and we can expect some more information about the Motorola smartphone as we move closer to the launch. What are your thoughts on the upcoming Motorola Edge S? Do let us know in the comments section below.