Asus ZenFone 7 and ROG Phone 3 are all set to debut with the Snapdragon 865 SoC, Qualcomm revealed through reports. The chipmaker also highlighted that Sharp, Vivo, and Lenovo are amongst the key smartphone manufacturers that have selected the latest Snapdragon SoC for their 5G device launches this year. Companies like Samsung, Sony, and Xiaomi have already unveiled their flagship phones powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC that comes along with the Snapdragon X55 5G modem and supports Wi-Fi 6 connectivity.
The 18 smartphones are going to release by Qualcomm that is planned to arrive with the Snapdragon 865 SoC. There are smartphones including the Black Shark 3, Legion gaming phone, Nubia Red Magic 5G, Oppo Find X2, Redmi K 30 Pro and Vivo Apex 2020 Concept Phone that are set to arrive with the Snapdragon 865 SoC in the coming future. Also, the list includes models such as the Realme X50 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy S20 Ultra, Sony Xperia 1 II, Xiaomi Mi 10, and the Mi 10 Pro that were recently launched with the latest Snapdragon chip.
Qualcomm’s list of smartphones featuring the Snapdragon 865 SoC has the Asus ZenFone 7 and the ROG Phone 3, The ZenFone 7 is believed to come as the successor to the ASUS 6Z that was launched last year with a motorized rotating camera.
The Asus ROG Phone 3, on the other hand, is likely to be the upgrade of the ROG Phone 2 gaming phone that debuted last year with 120Hz HDR10 AMOLED display and Snapdragon 855+ SoC.
After introducing the Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform in December 2019, more than 70 designs have been announced or are in development based on the platform. Additionally, more than 1,750 designs have been announced or are in development based on our Snapdragon 8-series mobile platforms, the company said in the reports.