The Snapdragon 875
is Qualcomm’s first 5nm chip and it’ll doubtless be unveiled in December.
Whereas’s it isn’t recognized why LG has determined towards releasing a real flagship smartphone within the first half of subsequent 12 months, there could possibly be two causes behind this.
Qualcomm has steadily been rising the worth of its flagship chips, and the story is anticipated to be no different
this 12 months. This has already deterred some smartphone producers from utilizing 800-series chips and could possibly be the rationale behind LG’s supposed resolution too.
Apart from that, it may need one thing to do with LG’s new strategy
. The tech behemoth’s smartphone wing has been bleeding cash since time immemorial and it has shaken issues up in latest occasions to realize profitability.
Beforehand, the corporate used to launch two flagship series
a 12 months: the G lineup within the first half and the V sequence within the second half.
This modified with the launch of the LG Velvet
this 12 months, which is a 5G-enabled telephone powered by Qualcomm’s mid-range Snapdragon 765G SoC. The G sequence has been discontinued and the corporate has additionally launched the Explorer Project
, underneath which it plans to launch experimental units with a differentiated type issue just like the LG Wing
LG’s subsequent almost-flagship smartphone could function the rumored Snapdragon 775G
Though LG appears to haven’t any intention to launch a telephone powered by the Snapdragon 875 anytime quickly, it has ordered the Snapdragon 775G in bulk.
The Snapdragon 775G
will reportedly succeed the Snapdragon 765G. It should allegedly be primarily based on a 6nm structure, and it’ll have extra in widespread with the Snapdragon 875 than different midtier chips on the market. It should reportedly supply a 40 % sooner CPU and 50 % higher graphics efficiency than the Snapdragon 765G.
The corporate at the moment has an expandable phone
within the works which it already has supplied a glimpse of and it is anticipated to land in H1 2021. It should doubtless be priced round $1,000 or extra.
If you’re not prepared to shell out that a lot on a telephone, the corporate will even doubtless launch a mass-market premium handset just like the Velvet
subsequent 12 months which will likely be priced between $599 and $999.