Qualcomm is going to change: Here is the new name of Snapdragon 898

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It turned out that Qualcomm will change the name of its flagship chipset Snapdragon 898. So what will the new naming be like?

Chip makers will release new chipsets before the end of the year. The highly anticipated Qualcomm and MediaTek will introduce the Snapdragon 898 and Dimensity 2000 chipsets, which will compete fiercely with each other. However, the Snapdragon 898 processor, which will be introduced next month, will undergo a name change.

In a recent report, it was informed that a different naming will be used on Qualcomm’s chipset side. This processor, which has been called Snapdragon 898 until today, will appear with the name ‘Snapdragon 8 Gen1‘ according to the new information.

Snapdragon 898’s new name may be Snapdragon 8 Gen1

Qualcomm and MediaTek’s processors are constantly on the agenda with their leaks. Recently, MediaTek’s Dimensity 2000 chipset broke new ground on the AnTuTu platform, surpassing 1 million copies. After this leak, Qualcomm came up with a name change.


Digital Chat Station‘, one of China’s reliable sources, revealed that Qualcomm will change its name in a post it shared on Weibo. In this context, the new flagship of the US chip manufacturer may appear with the name ‘Snapdragon 8 Gen1’ instead of Snapdragon 898. Likewise, another leaker, Ice Universe, also supported these claims.

According to previous leaks, Snapdragon 8 Gen1; It will come with the codename sm8450 and will be based on a 4nm process. This processor, which is expected to power most of the Android flagships, will go through Samsung’s processing process.

On the other hand, Snapdragon 8 Gen1; Cortex-X2 will be equipped with super large core (3.0GHz) + Cortex-A710 large core (2.5GHz) + Cortex-A510 small core (1.79GHz). In addition, it is expected to be supported with Adreno 730 GPU.

So what do you think about Qualcomm’s naming strategy? You can share it with us in the comments.