QUALCOMM SNAPDRAGON 888 Posts on XDA

Xiaomi’s latest flagship phones offer Dolby Vision, flagship SoCs, and 120W fast charging

Xiaomi today expanded its premium smartphone folio in Europe with the launch of three new smartphones: the Xiaomi 11T Pro, Xiaomi 11T, and Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE. The new Xiaomi 11T series succeeds the last year’s Mi 10T lineup, while the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE represents a minor refresh over the Mi 11...

ASUS ROG Phone 5: Everything you need to know about the gaming beast

The ROG range of products by ASUS is designed to facilitate serious gamers, and the ROG Phone aligns with this image. The ROG Phone is inarguably the most expedient gaming smartphone, featuring the most powerful chipset available for Android devices, RGB lighting, the highest refresh rate display on a smartphone, Air Triggers, and a host...

You can now pre-order the Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders from ASUS

Qualcomm recently made headlines when it unveiled a phone called “Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders,” a powerhouse of a phone made in collocation with ASUS. As Qualcomm pointed out at launch, it’s not aimed at average consumers. Rather the phone caters to Snapdragon Insiders, a community of Snapdragon fans and enthusiasts that Qualcomm announced in March. If...

Huawei’s new P50 series comes with Snapdragon 888 4G chipset and impressive cameras

In a launch event in China today, Huawei pulled the curtains off the Huawei P50 series, the company’s newest flagship lineup. It succeeds the Huawei P40 series from last year and offers several exciting upgrades, including an intriguing design, improved performance, and upgraded camera hardware. Huawei’s P series is known for bringing cutting-edge camera innovations,...

Xiaomi Mi 11 series: Here’s everything you need to know about Xiaomi’s 2021 flagship lineup!

A day before Qualcomm officially unveiled the Snapdragon 888, the company partially detailed the flagship SoC and confirmed the names of 14 OEMs who would launch devices with the new processor. Xiaomi was one of the manufacturers on the list, and the company teased the Mi 11 just a day after Qualcomm's launch event. A...

Samsung will let you trade in two phones for its next-gen foldables

Smartphone manufacturers giving customers the option of trading in an old smartphone for one of their new devices isn’t new. But how about trading in two of them? Samsung seems to be molding a new strategy for the launch of its upcoming folding smartphones, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and the Galaxy Z Flip 3....

Qualcomm partners with ASUS to make a phone for “Snapdragon Insiders”

If you ever wished to see a smartphone made by Qualcomm, your dream is coming true. Well, sort of. Qualcomm today announced the "Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders."  That’s a really odd name, but it gets a pass because it’s not directed at average users. Rather it’s meant for Snapdragon Insiders, a community of Snapdragon fans...

The OnePlus 9 seems to be throttling its performance in many popular apps

While camera and display haven’t always remained the strongholds of OnePlus, performance is one area where OnePlus phones have historically been quite good. So it came as a surprise when we learned that the company’s newest flagship, the OnePlus 9 Pro, isn't pushing the envelope of performance that we have come to expect from OnePlus...

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 Plus brings faster CPU and AI performance to flagship phones

Qualcomm unveiled its latest flagship chip, Snapdragon 888, in December of 2020. Since its launch, the new chip has made its way to many flagship smartphones such as the Galaxy S21 series, Mi 11, ROG Phone 5, Xperia 1 III, and iQOO 7 Legend, to name a few. While Qualcomm previously launched a single flagship...

Leica’s first-ever smartphone is a rebadged Sharp Aquos R6

In the smartphone space, Leica is best known for its collaboration with Huawei. In the most recent memory, we saw the company providing its 7-element Summicron lens on the Sharp Aquos R6 that launched last month. Now, it’s stepping outside its comfort zone —camera lenses — to explore a whole new territory: making smartphones. That’s...

Red Magic 6R is Nubia’s latest beastly gaming phone with an affordable price tag

Nubia made headlines when it launched the gaming-focused Red Magic 6 series earlier in March. Three months later, the Chinese smartphone maker is adding a third model to the lineup with the launch of the Red Magic 6R. The Red Magic 6R has the same flagship-level hardware as the standard and Pro models but opts...

The successor to Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 will have Arm’s new v9 CPU designs

Thanks to the ongoing global chip shortage, chip design firm Qualcomm is struggling to meet the demand for its premium-tier Snapdragon 888 chip, so they've resorted to launching products like the Snapdragon 860 and 778 in recent months. However, that doesn't mean they aren't still working on their next major chipset. We already know that...