At the Snapdragon Technology Summit held in Hawaii, Qualcomm officially released a new generation of flagship chip Snapdragon 888. At the technology summit, Qualcomm announced that it includes Asus, Black Shark, Lenovo, LG, Meizu, Android smartphone OEM manufacturers including Motorola, Nubia, Realme, OnePlus, OPPO, Sharp, VIVO, Xiaomi, and ZTE. All of these companies are developing smartphones based on that flagship.
The Snapdragon 888 uses 1 x 2.84GHz (ARM’s latest Cortex X1 core)+3 x 2.4GHz (Cortex A78)+4 x 1.8GHz (Cortex A55), Adreno 660 GPU, X60 5G modem baseband. It also supports WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, etc. The detailed performance parameters have been announced.
According to a Weibo blogger, the new Black Shark Snapdragon 888 phone, code-named “Emperor”, is ready for the launch. The design of fast charging performance is worth seeing. Redmi’s new Snapdragon 888 machine will come much earlier than last year.
Predictions for 2021
We learned that Black Shark Technology Co-founder and CEO Luo Yuzhou previously stated: “Black Shark will launch the first batch of its new products including Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 5G mobile platform in the first quarter of 2021.”
As mentioned earlier, the new Back Shark series will get a faster charging option. At present, the Black Shark 3 series already supports 65W ultra-fast flash charging. This time, the Black Shark 4 series may support 100W flash charging or higher.
Xiaomi has previously stated that the Xiaomi Mi 11 smartphone will first release the new flagship. And the source of the news is expected to be released at the end of December or January. And Redmi will also be the first to sport Snapdragon 888.
Xiaomi Lei Jun said, “The new flagship smartphone Mi 11 will be one of the first terminals to be released with the new flagship mobile platform. It will be a cutting-edge product full of many hardcore technologies.”