With the official unveiling of the new premium Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile platform, we should expect to see smartphones roll out with this processor in the coming months. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is the successor to the Snapdragon 888 and does come with some upgrades as you’d expect.
The next flagship smartphone from OPPO will be one of the first ones to come with this new processor. This smartphone will be released during the first quarter of 2022 according to the company.
Scott Zhang, OPPO Vice President of Overseas Sales, said, “OPPO maintains close ties with Qualcomm Technologies, and we have brought several 5G smartphones powered by flagship Snapdragon mobile platforms to the market this year, including the Find X3 series and Reno6 series. It is our pleasure to witness the launch of a new generation of Snapdragon 8 Mobile Platform. We believe it will bring immense improvements and powerful performance on the next generation of flagship smartphones.”
Other smartphones to launch with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Processor
Besides OPPO, some other smartphone manufacturers have confirmed that they will be unveiling devices with this processor in the coming year. These will include:
The OnePlus 10
Realme GT 2 Pro
Vivo’s next flagship
iQOO 9 series
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