1. iQOO 7
iQOO is a brand that focuses on performance. Hence, how can it miss this processor? The iQOO 7 is an upcoming phone that was recently seen on the AnTuTU benchmark. It scored 752,935 points, a big jump from Snapdragon 865! The phone is also a special one because of a really fast 120W fast charging. The smartphone is just 8 days away from us. It is all set to launch on January 7, 2021.
2. vivo X60 Pro+
The Vivo X60 and X60 Pro are announced. Both of them are powered by Exynos 1080 chipset. However, there is another phone which will serve as the high-end model among the three. It will come with a Snapdragon 888 chipset. We might see its launch sometime next month. It is a perfect blend of good cameras and performance.
3. Realme Koi
Realme Koi or Realme Race is the Chinese brand’s upcoming phone. It is a brand new series from Realme. We saw Realme teasing their upcoming Snapdragon 888 powered phone just after Qualcomm’s announcement. We can assume that it will come sometime in January as-well. It will also come with 125W fast charging support. It will be a flagship killer phone at a price lower than CNY 5,000 roughly translating to $765.
4. Redmi K40 Pro
Redmi K-series are flagship killer devices. A device called Redmi K11, which we assume is the Redmi K40 Pro will come with a Snapdragon 888 processor. It will be a special one because it can be the most affordable upcoming Snapdragon 888 powered smartphone. Well, this way it will also give way to the Snapdragon 888 Plus.
Snapdragon 888 Plus
Started from Snapdragon 855, there are Plus versions of the 800-series Snapdragon lineup. And Snapdragon 888 is not any different. We are going to see a Plus version as-well. According to GSMARENA, the Snapdragon 888 Plus is set to launch in the second half of 2021. What will be the difference between the two? Well, the Snapdragon 888 Plus will be an overclocked version of the chipset.
We can expect higher frequencies for both the CPU and the GPU on the 888 Plus. What are your thoughts on the Plus version of the chip? I think it is a good way of staying on the top-performing list without bringing two all-new flagship chips in a year. And also let us know which phone are you waiting for from the upcoming Snapdragon 888 powered smartphones list.
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