Today, Qualcomm has officially announced its new flagship SoC – the Snapdragon 845. It is said that the chip will be built on Samsung’s 10nm manufacturing process. On the summit, Qualcomm has mentioned the chip’s several features including picture-taking effect, AI, security, battery life and so on. Qualcomm has also expressed that it will unveil the specification of the chip on December 6 in Hawaii.
After the introduction of the Snapdragon 845 chip, Lei Jun, as a mysterious guest, has made his appearance on the summit. Lei Jun has introduced Xiaomi’s current development condition and retrospect Qualcomm processors that Xiaomi’s former flagship-level products are powered by. When the speech comes to an end, Lei Jun has confirmed that Xiaomi’s next flagship will be powered by octa-core Snapdragon 845. But he hasn’t mentioned the new flagship’s exact launch date and specification.
There is no doubt that Xiaomi’s next flagship Lei Jun refers to on the summit is supposed to be the Xiaomi Mi 7. The Mi 7 is estimated to adopt full-screen design and be launched in early 2018.