Qualcomm has announced its new Snapdragon mobile flagship SoC called the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. The new chipset is based on a 4nm architecture and comes with a three-cluster design. It has one prime Cortex X2 core clocked at 3.0 GHz along with three performance cores clocked at 2.85GHz. There are four efficiency cores clocked at 1.8GHz. Qualcomm claims that the new Snapdragon chip comes with a 20 percent faster CPU and 30 percent faster GPU while offering up to 30 percent better efficiency. Following the launch, several companies have confirmed the launch of smartphones with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip. Here’s a list of all the companies that are confirmed to launch devices with the new Snapdragon chip.
Smartphones launching with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Qualcomm, in its press release, confirmed that several brands are working with the chipmaker to launch smartphones with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. These include the likes of Black Shark, Honor, iQOO, Motorola, Nubia, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Redmi, Sharp, Sony Corporation, Vivo, Xiaomi, and ZTE. Some companies have come forward and also confirmed more details about their devices ahead of the launch.
Motorola is among the first smartphone companies to launch a device with the Snapdragon 888 series successor. The company is confirmed to launch the Moto Edge X30 in China on December 9. Details of the device have leaked in the past. It is expected to launch as the Moto Edge 30 Ultra in global markets. You can click here to know more about the same.
Realme has confirmed that the GT 2 Pro, which is the company’s most premium smartphone, will launch with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. The company has also confirmed that the device will launch in December itself. It is unknown if the Realme flagship will launch in India in December itself. We will have to wait for the official confirmation to get more details. You can click here to know more about the same.
Xiaomi is typically among the first smartphone brands to launch devices with the latest Qualcomm chipset. The company has confirmed that the Xiaomi 12 series will launch with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip under the hood. The company did not reveal the launch timeline. However, it said that the series will be among the first to launch with the chip. It is being rumoured that the devices will debut in China on December 28.
The OnePlus 10 series will debut with Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon mobile chip. Rumours suggest that the devices will debut in China in January or February, followed by a global launch in March or April 2022. You can click here to know more about the OnePlus 10 Pro.
Oppo is also among the companies to have confirmed the launch of its flagship series with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip. The upcoming Find X4 series is expected to debut early next year. You can click here to know more about the Oppo Find X4 Pro.