We all know that everyone android user has waited quietly for months for the upcoming highly anticipated chipset by Qualcomm. The most awaited chipset finally became official a few days ago and now fans are eagerly waiting for Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Smartphones. Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset was unveiled with a major improvement in performance difference in every aspect as compared to the Gen 1 model. The Qualcomm Snapdragon® 8 Gen 2 Smartphones Platform is intelligently engineered with groundbreaking AI across the board to enable truly extraordinary experiences. Just like Google’s tensor chip 2 in the Pixel 7 series and Apple’s A16 Bionic (4 nm) in iPhone 14 series.
This AI marvel delivers accelerated performance, unparalleled connectivity, champion-level gameplay, ingenious capture, and more to maintain its competitive Stance in the market. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is by far the fastest, most advanced chipset made by Qualcomm yet. With it you can enjoy super intuitive experiences like AI cinematic video capture, faster and direct voice command of your apps, faster natural language processing with multi-language translation and transcription, AI bots for gaming, and much more. The SM8550-AB, the official name of this chip, was manufactured on a 4nm node.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Overview
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset is the first and only 5G AI processor in a modem-RF system. Making this the most advanced mobile connectivity platform ever. The AI Engine of this chipset provides faster Tensor accelerators for up to 4.35x1 faster AI performance than its predecessor. Whereas, the Qualcomm® Adreno™ GPU pushes 25%2 faster graphics rendering, adding unrivaled realism. Including Real-time Hardware-Accelerated Ray Tracing, authentic light, reflections, and illuminations.
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To provide near desktop-level gaming experiences possible on a mobile device. This platform’s camera is powered by the industry’s first Cognitive Image Signal Processor (ISP) enabling ingenious capture. With an Always-Sensing real-time Semantic Segmentation for photo and video optimizations. Furthermore, it can capture incredible footage with up to 200 MP in a single capture. Thanks to the brand-new micro-architecture, the Kryo CPU will deliver 35% faster performance & 40% better power efficiency.
The chipset has been out for just a few days. Therefore all the OEMs are in a race in order to launch their first Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Smartphones before others. Meanwhile, Qualcomm has also confirmed a list of brands that’ll adopt the new flagship chip. We have listed Below the best Mobile phones with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset from popular brands. These devices will be making their way into different markets all over the world in the next few months.
List of Smartphones confirmed to use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip
|Mobile Phone Model||Status|
|OnePlus 11 Pro||Upcoming|
|Vivo X90 Pro 5G||Upcoming|
|Samsung Galaxy S23||Upcoming|
|Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra 5G||Upcoming|
|Vivo X90 Pro Plus 5G||Upcoming|
|OnePlus 11 5G||Upcoming|
|Xiaomi 13 Pro 5G||Upcoming|
|iQOO 11 Pro 5G||Upcoming|
|Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus||Upcoming|
|Motorola Moto X40||Upcoming|
|Oppo Find X6 Pro||Upcoming|
|Red Magic 8 Pro||Upcoming|
|Asus ROG Phone 7||Upcoming|
|Oppo Reno 10 Pro Plus||Upcoming|
|Xiaomi Redmi K60 Gaming Edition||Upcoming|
|ZTE Axon 50 Ultra||Upcoming|
|Honor Magic V2||Upcoming|
It is just a matter of time before these Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Smartphones start hitting the market. Let’s see which one of these devices launches first. Confirmations from all these mobile brands suggest that we will see at least a few Gen 2 flagship phones before the year comes to an end. However, even If Xiaomi 13 or OnePlus 11 launches in December, their availability will be restricted to China only for some time. So, you can only expect the Gen 2 phones to hit global markets early next year.
Samsung Galaxy S23 series will also be making its way to the market, supposedly in February with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip.