The successor to the Snapdragon 865 cell platform will likely be made official on Dec. 1 via the Tech Summit occasion by Qualcomm. The official identify of the upcoming chip is but to be declared. Going by the names of the earlier generations, it’s seemingly that the SD865 will likely be changed by the Snapdragon 875 cell platform. Samsung and Xiaomi might be one of many first corporations to launch SD875 powered flagship telephones in Q1 subsequent yr. Up to now years, LG has additionally been one of many first manufacturers to launch flagship telephones that includes the latest Snapdragon flagship chip. Based on a tipster that cites info from a South Korean web site, LG won’t be releasing a Snapdragon 875 cell platform powered telephone in the primary half of 2021.
The positioning states that LG is lacking from the listing of corporations which have positioned orders for the SD875 chipset. As an alternative of the SD875, the South Korean firm has positioned a mass order for the upcoming Snapdragon 775 higher mid-range SoC.
The rationale behind it might be the change that the corporate has introduced in its cell enterprise. Beforehand, the corporate launched a G collection flagship handset in the primary half of the yr, and a V-series flagship telephone in the second half.
This yr, LG didn’t launch a G-series smartphone. As an alternative of it, it introduced the LG V60 ThinQ in February and the all-new higher mid-range telephone referred to as the LG VELVET in Could. It lately launched the experimental LG Wing flagship and it seems that it’s no different flagship telephones deliberate for this yr.
The LG VELVET featured the Snapdragon 765G chipset. Therefore, it seems that the Snapdragon 775 might be powering the VELVET’s successor. Like this yr, the brand new VELVET telephone could debut in Q2 subsequent yr.
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