Qualcomm unveiled the Snapdragon 870 5G processor as the upgraded version of the Snapdragon 865 Plus SoC. It comes with a clock speed of up to 3.2GHz. The latest chip includes the Snapdragon Elite Gaming technology for a better gaming experience. It has a Qualcomm AI Engine that supports on-device artificial intelligence (AI) experiences. Smartphone makers including iQOO, Oppo, Motorola, OnePlus, and Xiaomi will soon bring their models based on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset.
Here is the complete list of Snapdragon 870 phones
- Motorola Edge S
- Black Shark 4*
- Oppo Find X3*
- Moto G100*
- Redmi K40*
- Meizu 18*
- iQOO Neo5*
- Mi 10 2021*
- OnePlus 9 Lite*
* denotes “Rumoured Status”
Motorola Edge S
Motorola Edge S goes official in China with a price tag of CNY 1999 ( Rs 22,548 approx) for 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage variant. It boasts a 6.7-inch LCD panel with a resolution of 2520×1080 pixels and a refresh rate of 90Hz. We get a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The device runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor. We get a 5,000mAh battery with support for a 20W fast charge. We get a square-shaped camera island that packs four camera sensors with a 64MP primary sensor.
Black Shark 4
Black Shark will likely announce the Black Shark 4 series of smartphones by early March. The series will include a Snapdragon 870 powered Black Shak 4 device also. The device has been spotted on TENAA and 3C certification revealing some of its key details. Rumoured features include Full HD+ resolution, Android 10 OS, 120W fast charger, and 12 GB of RAM.
Oppo Find X3
OPPO will launch its latest OPPO Find X3 lineup which includes OPPO Find X3, Find X3 Pro, Find X3 Neo, and Find X3 Lite on 11th March as per tipster Jon Prosser. The Pro variant will feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset while the standard model will likely arrive with Snapdragon 870 SoC.
Motorola Moto G100 has been spotted on the Geekbench benchmark platform with Qualcomm Snapdragon 870, 8GB of RAM, and Android 11 OS. It could be the global version of the Motorola Edge S smartphone.
Redmi K40 may feature a 6.6-inch Samsung AMOLED E4 display, Full HD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. It will be backed by a 4520 mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging. It is said to pack Snapdragon 870 chipset.
Meizu 18 lineup will go official soon. One of its version may come with SD870 SoC. We may see a 64MP primary camera alongside 12MP and 5MP units. The phone may run Flyme 8.3 on top of Android 11. China’s 3C agency revealed that the Meizu 18 will be backed by a 4000 mAh battery with 30W charging support.
A new iQOO device labelled as “iQOO I2012” has been listed on the Geekbench benchmarking platform. It is said that the device could be called iQOO Neo5. It will run on the Snapdragon 870 SoC.
Mi 10 2021
A new Xiaomi M2012J2SC phone spotted on TENAA and 3C agency. It could be 2021’s Mi 10 model that will pack SD870, 33W rapid charging, 5G connectivity and Android 11 OS.
OnePlus 9 Lite
OnePlus 9 Lite will likely arrive in March 2021. Rumour Mill suggests that it could be powered by a Snapdragon 870 SoC and it will be priced at around Rs 40,000.