Realme ‘Race’ in addition to Crimson Magic 6, Oppo Discover X3, Nubia Z, and ZTE Axon 30 collection are set to debut within the first quarter of 2021 with the newly launched Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. The smartphone producers introduced their launch plans shortly after Qualcomm unveiled the most recent Snapdragon chipset as its new flagship 5G cell platform. Alongside Realme, Oppo and ZTE, Xiaomi has additionally confirmed its plans to deliver the Snapdragon 888-powered Mi 11 to the market “very quickly.” The precise launch dates of the brand new smartphones are, nevertheless, but to be revealed.
Following the announcement of the Snapdragon 888 SoC on the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit 2020 on Tuesday, Realme introduced its new flagship smartphone that’s codenamed ‘Race’. The smartphone is claimed to offer an enhanced gaming, video, and communication expertise alongside an upgraded 5G connectivity. Realme Vice President and India CEO Madhav Sheth additionally advised India launch plans for the Realme Race.
“We’re proud to be among the many first smartphone producers to come back geared up with the Snapdragon 888 chipset. With this milestone we reaffirm our dedication to deliver extra 5G gadgets in India in 2021,” he mentioned.
Official particulars concerning the Realme Race are but to be introduced. Nevertheless, the cellphone was leaked by GSMArena on Tuesday with a mannequin quantity RMX2202. It’s mentioned to have 12GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage and run on Android 11 out-of-box with Realme UI 2.zero on prime. A picture purportedly exhibiting the cellphone was additionally posted on-line that hinted at a circular-shaped rear digital camera setup.
Crimson Magic 6
Particularly catering to cell avid gamers, Nubia sub-brand Crimson Magic is planning to launch the Crimson Magic 6 collection with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. Launch particulars concerning the Crimson Magic 6 collection had been revealed by Nubia President Ni Fei on Weibo. The brand new collection is claimed to be the primary gaming cellphone geared up with the Snapdragon 888 SoC. Furthermore, it’s more likely to embrace an improve to the Crimson Magic 5G that debuted in March this yr.
Oppo Discover X3
Alongside the Realme ‘Race’ and Crimson Magic 6, Oppo can be planning to leap on the bandwagon and launch its Snapdragon 888-powered flagship within the first quarter of 2021. The corporate mentioned in a press assertion that it was planning to launch the following Discover X collection as one of many first 5G smartphone collection powered by the most recent Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset.
“We’re positive that the following Discover X collection will ship a unprecedented all-round expertise to customers across the globe,” Oppo Vice President and President of International Gross sales Alen Wu mentioned.
Earlier this month, Oppo confirmed that the Discover X3 collection would arrive with a system-wide 10-bit color assist. This may come from a brand new full-patch Color Administration System that may deliver assist for Excessive Effectivity Picture Format (HEIF) and full DCI-P3 huge color gamut.
Nubia additionally introduced on Weibo that it’ll launch its new Nubia Z collection with the Snapdragon 888 SoC. The corporate already has just a few fashions in its current Nubia Z collection. Nevertheless, the brand new telephones within the collection are more likely to leverage the quicker efficiency of the next-generation Snapdragon chipset.
ZTE Axon 30
Nubia mother or father ZTE has additionally revealed its plans to deliver the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC to its new flagship smartphone collection that it calls the ZTE Axon 30. The brand new collection is claimed to offer an upgraded imaging expertise powered by the brand new Qualcomm Spectra ISP, which is able to capturing images and movies at as much as 2.7 gigapixels per second.
Different upcoming Snapdragon 888 smartphones
Apart from the aforementioned fashions, the Mi 11 is confirmed as Xiaomi’s subsequent flagship primarily based on the Snapdragon 888 SoC. Xiaomi Co-Founder and CEO Lei Jun introduced the launch of the brand new Mi-series cellphone throughout a digital keynote through the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit 2020 on Tuesday.
OnePlus can be bringing its new Snapdragon 888-powered flagship cellphone within the first half of subsequent yr, Design Director Hope Liu revealed by a video posted through the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit microsite.
“We consider that the technological innovation of this [Snapdragon 888] flagship platform in 5G, video games, digital camera, and different points will contribute to the high-end flagship to be launched by OnePlus within the first half of subsequent yr,” Liu mentioned.
The smartphone is more likely to be none aside from the OnePlus 9 that has been a part of the hearsay mill for a while now. It’s anticipated to come back alongside the OnePlus 9 Professional and the OnePlus 9E.
Vivo can be anticipated to have a brand new flagship within the works that can be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888. It might be the rumoured Vivo X60 Professional that’s speculated to come back with a curved show and run on Android 11 with OriginOS on prime.
A list on Geekbench surfaced with a mannequin quantity Vivo V2056A suggests a Vivo cellphone primarily based on the Snapdragon 888 SoC. It carried a motherboard codename “lahaina” that’s believed to be related to the brand new chipset. Additionally, the cellphone is more likely to be both the Vivo X60 Professional or a mannequin within the iQoo 7 collection, as famous by 91Mobiles. The Geekbench itemizing of the Vivo cellphone advised 12GB of RAM and Android 11 assist.
Qualcomm highlighted that producers together with Asus, Black Shark, LG, Lenovo, Meizu, Motorola, and Sharp are amongst its key companions for the Snapdragon 888 SoC. We will, thus, count on extra launch bulletins within the coming days.
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