The race for the first phone to come out with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is on. Many brands have communicated in this regard right after Qualcomm’s announcement.
As with every announcement of a new chip for smartphones, manufacturers are fighting for the exclusivity of the first phone announced under Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, Qualcomm’s new chip, announced this Wednesday, November 16, 2022. During Snapdragon Tech Summit, the Se displayed logos of many smartphone brands: Xiaomi, Oppo, Redmi, Sony, OnePlus, Honor, Asus, Motorola, Vivo or even RedMagic have confirmed that they will be equipped with the latest Snapdragon.
Shortly after the conference, many brands even went further and proposed a model name. Here is a first list:
Oppo Find X6 Pro and ray tracing
Oppo announced the his various social networks that the upcoming Find X, which is believed to be the Oppo Find X6 Pro, will feature Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. This is not surprising given that the Find X5 Pro has Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.
In detail, Pete Lau, the brand’s high-profile product manager, promises ” new levels of visual detail and next-level gaming“. As indicated in android policesays the Chinese company in Weibo having played a collaborative role with Qualcomm in the development of their dedicated ray tracing controllers. The firm also claims to have assisted the chip designer and Google in testing around the “Vertex AI Neural Architecture Investigation“. This would result in a reduced latency of 40% and a reduction in consumption of 27% in tasks related to the achievement of an algorithmic goal, detailsandroid police.
OnePlus 11, Motorola Edge 40, Xiaomi 13 and Vivo X90 Pro+
OnePlus, which is supposed to drop the Pro tag on its flagships this year, confirmed in a post on Weibo that its OnePlus 11 series would be equipped with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. The same goes for the motorcycle X40which will surely be renamed Motorola Edge 40 Pro when it arrives in France.
Xiaomi for its part did not advance on the name of a model, but it did confirm it Weibo that its new flagship will be equipped with the second generation Snapdragon 8. We can assume that this is the Xiaomi 13. Vivo also has confirmed that your next high-end smartphone would be equipped with it. Unless it comes as a surprise, it should be the Vivo X90 series, which is scheduled to be unveiled on November 22, 2022.
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