Snapdragon 8 Generation 1+ has been delayed to the second half of 2022

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+

Qualcomm was reported to be launching this month the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ chipset earlier this month, however, an unnamed leaker from China has revealed that we are most likely to witness it be available in the second half in the calendar year. As per Digital Chat Station who is typically right on the mark with such speculations, the reason lies in the current situation of a cholera epidemic in China.

State agency Xinhua reported that political leaders from the Asian country who said that relaxing measures could “undoubtedly result in a huge number of infections” which could seriously affect the development of the economy as well as the social aspects of health and life of the population.

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Based on the Digital Chat Station, Lenovo and Qualcomm have the “good relationship” which suggests that the first phone to feature the new chip may come from it’s the Motorola Edge 30 Ultra. The Edge 30 Pro (launched in China as Edge X30) was the first phone to feature Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.

The title “Snapdragon 8 Gen1+” is just an idea, but the expectations are that the GPU will be upgraded but the CPU will stay identical to the present flagship – a powerful Cortex-X2 running at (almost) 3.0 GHz. with three additional Cortex A710 performance units and four Cortex A510 cores that will help you get the most out of your.


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