Asus ROG Phone 6 and Realme GT 2 Master Explorer Edition. Qualcomm has announced that the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC will be a good replacement for the Snapdragon 8.
The SoC includes some performance and power efficiency improvements over the previous SoC, in addition to 16 companies confirmed to bring smartphones with it to market, starting in Q3 2022.
Asus ROG Phone 6 and Realme GT 2 Master Explorer Edition
While there’s not an exact date for when a phone will come to market, Asus has announced that ROG Phone 6 will be the first gaming phone to come with the new chip under its hood. Additionally,
Realme’s founder and CEO, Sky Li, announced that the Realme GT 2 Master Explorer Edition would be one of the first “powered by” Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1-spec devices on sale. We don’t know if it will launch worldwide, though last year’s Xiaomi-exclusive Realme GT Master Explorer Edition was China only.