Qualcomm introduced the new 5G mobile platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 at its annual Snapdragon Tech Summit on Wednesday, 1 December 2021. This chipset is built on a 4nm fabrication processor and will be seen in many Android flagship phones in the year 2022. Qualcomm has announced that Black Shark, Honor, iQoo, Nubia, OnePlus, Oppo, Sharp, Sony, Vivo, and ZTE will launch phones with this new chipset.
Like every year, this time also smartphone makers have started announcing their flagship phones, which will be equipped with this processor. From the information currently available, it seems that the first smartphone to come with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor will be Xiaomi 12. Let us see which phones will be launched with this new flagship chip.
Xiaomi 12 is coming soon and will be the first device to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset. It is expected that the company will announce this phone in China in December, after which it will be launched worldwide in early 2022. Also Read ; Mahindra is launching the first electric car XUV400 soon
Realme GT 2 Pro
Realme has announced that its premium flagship smartphone, the Realme GT 2 Pro, will be powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor. It is expected that this device will be introduced in the first quarter of the year 2022. According to the leak, this phone will have features like a 120Hz OLED screen, 50MP + 50MP + 8MP back camera setup, 32MP front camera, 12GB RAM and 125W fast charging.
Moto Edge X30
Motorola has confirmed that their upcoming flagship smartphone Moto Edge X30 will be powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor. The company also told through a post on Chinese social network Weibo that this device will be launched in China on December 9.
iQOO 9 will also be powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset. The company has shared this information on the Chinese social network Weibo. The iQOO 8 smartphone has not been launched in India due to chip shortage and probably the company will skip it and introduce the iQOO 9 directly in the country. According to the news, this phone will be launched in India in late January 2022 or in February 2022.