Qualcomm is already working on the successor to the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Unveiled in late 2021, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor is the most powerful processor currently available for the Android market. A SoC that will equip many top of the range to be announced in the first half of 2022.

Although the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 still has little presence in the market, Qualcomm will already be developing the processor that will succeed it. In fact, the American is already working on Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+.

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ could be presented soon

The thesis was advanced on the Chinese social network Weibo and accounts for the possible launch of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ soon. This will be a slightly improved version of the processor that powers the Galaxy S22, Xiaomi 12, and many more to come.

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

As anticipated, the new processor will be developed by TSMC under its 4nm lithography process. Although the manufacturer of the processor changes, the manufacturing process of Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ will not change.

It is worth noting that Samsung currently produces the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. Therefore, it is not known why Qualcomm intends to change partners for the manufacture of its next chip.

Previous rumors point to some difficulties experienced by Samsung due to component shortages. This could be the reason for an eventual change of company, but nothing is official.

Details of the upcoming Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ are still very scarce. Still, it is expected to be revealed with a beefed-up CPU as a result of the higher frequencies of its processing cores.

Despite the news, a considerable difference with the already revealed model is not to be expected. That is, the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ should be a timid update with minor improvements.

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As for his presentation, little is known of the moment. It is usually revealed in the middle of the year, however, the existence of rumors at this time may indicate a change in the schedule.

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