Qualcomm announced the new Snapdragon 865 System-on-chip(SoC) in December 2019 after the last year’s flagship SoC Snapdragon 855+. This(Snapdragon 865) is supposed to be the only flagship System-on-chip(SoC) for the year 2020. Here is the list of Upcoming Smartphones with Snapdragon 865 SoC.
We are in the second month of the year only, and a bunch of brands already announced their flagship smartphones with the latest Snapdragon 865 SoC. The Snapdragon 865 SoC comes with the X55 5G Modem-RF System for the next generation of flagship phones. It comes with support for the 5th gen AI engine, up to 200MP camera, HDR10+, mmWave, Sub 6 GHz, CA, DSS, Dual-mode NSA/ SA 5G network and Dual 5G SIM.
Upcoming Smartphones with Snapdragon 865 SoC
ASUS ROG Phone III
ROG is the gaming series from Asus known as the Republic of Gamers which provides top-class gaming Desktop, Laptop, and accessories. And ROG Phone is the same gaming series but in smartphones. We have already seen two smartphones from ROG Phone. Last year’s ROG Phone II was a great success with top-notch specifications. Asus already announced that the next-gen ROG Phone i.e., ROG Phone III will be powered by Snapdragon 865 SoC.
iQOO is basically the sub-brand of vivo but only focused in the smartphone gaming segment. iQOO 3 has alredy been launched in India last week. The device is equipped with the Snapdragon 865 SoC paired with upto 12 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256 GB of onboard storage with UFS 3.1 storage technology. It offers some exciting features for mobile gamers such as pressure-sensitive shoulder buttons on the sides and 4D vibration feedback. The device comes with 55W super flash charge technology that can charge 50% of 4440mAh battery in just 15 minutes.
Read more about iQOO 3 here: Everything You Need to Know About iQOO 3 5G
OnePlus 8 Series
OnePlus is there to get the latest Snapdragon 865 SoC powering their next OnePlus device, that is the OnePlus 8 and also their next pro edition series device OnePlus 8 Pro. An upgrade over the current 90Hz refresh rate, OnePlus 8 Pro will come with a more enhanced display with 120Hz refresh rate to offer an enriched super smooth experience.
Read more about OnePlus 8 Series here:
- OnePlus 8 to Come with Snapdragon 865, Geekbench Confirms
- Exclusive: OnePlus 8 Pro Leaked Hands-On Photo Confirms 120Hz Display
- Exclusive: OnePlus 8 Pro Product Diagram Leaks Showing Four Camera Sensors
Realme X50 Pro
Realme is now seems to be more focused in the flagship smartphone after getting a good success in the mid-range and budget segment of smartphones. Realme X50 Pro will be the most premium smartphone from the company. The device is equipped with the Snapdragon 865 SoC paired with upto 12 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256 GB of onboard storage. The phone comes with 65W SuperDart charging technology to power its 4,200 mAh battery. The company claims the latest SuperDart charger can fully charge the larger battery in just 35 minutes.
Read more about Realme X50 Pro here: Qualcomm Unveils Faster X60 5G Modem With Download Speeds up to 7.5 Gbps
Black Shark 3
Black Shark is the official gaming segment smarphone from Xiaomi. We have already seen a couple of smartphones from the brand. The 2nd-gen Black Shark was not a real success if we compare it to the 1st-gen Black Shark. Xiaomi will be coming back to the market with the 3rd-gen Black Shark smartphone. At this time we don’t have much information about the Black Shark 3 but it is predicted to to come equipped with the Snapdragon 865 that will be powered by the company’s latest custom skin JoyUI 11 which is based on Android 10. And it will be announced on 3rd of March in India.
Read more about it here: Black Shark 3 March 3 Launch Confirmed: It’s a Gamer’s Dream Phone!
ASUS ZenFone 7
Asus Zenfone 6Z was one of the best performing Snapdragon 855 last year with/under the price segment of 40,000 INR. Now again Asus is coming with the Snapdragon 865 SoC. After a while now Asus has finally gained market in India and other markets as well with their price to value offerings. So we have surely expect a good pricing from Asus for the Asus Zenfone 7.
Legion Gaming Phone
Recently we got a piece of news regarding Lenovo that they are also going to announce their new gaming phone segment, the Legion Gaming Phone series. A few week ago, Lenovo teased the poster of the Legion Gaming Phone in Weibo. The poster show the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 with the 5G logo that means that the smartphone will b powered with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC with 5G connectivity.
Read more about Legion Gaming Phone here: Lenovo to Launch Legion Gaming Phone with Snapdragon 865
Redmi K30 Pro
Redmi K20 Pro in India has been quite successful, and it’s currently one of the bestsellers in the entry premium flagship segment. So customers have a high expectations for the Redmi K30 Pro. As accodring to the rumors, it will sport a AMOLED display offering 120Hz refresh rate equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 that will be paired with upto 12 GB of DDR5 RAM and 256 GB of onboard storage.
Nubia Red Magic 5G
Nubia is one among the best and affordable brand when comes to the entry premium gaming smartphones. We have already seen a couple of smartphone from Nubia with a good customer response. Nubia has teased its next gaming phone with Snapdragon 865 chipset which will carry support for 5G connectivity. It will run on Android 10 Operating System and will be one the world’s first gaming smartphone that will feature a 144Hz display refresh rate.
Read more about it here: Upcoming Nubia 5G Phone will have LPDDR5 RAM: CEO Ni Fei Confirms
Google Pixel 5 Series
Google launches one or two phones every year(with different variants) and their phones always feature the top Snapdragon processor of that time. So obviously we will see Google continuing on that trend and installing the best hardware from Qualcomm on their annual offerings.
Other Upcoming Smartphones with Snapdragon 865:
- Samsung Galaxy Note 11 Series
- Xiaomi Mi 10 Series
- Sharp AQUOS 5G
- Sony Xperia 1 II
- Vivo APEX 2020 Concept Phone
- FCNT arrows 5G
- ZTE Axon 10s Pro
- OPPO Find X2
- Nokia 9.2 PureView
- Meizu 17
- Titanium M6 5G
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