On Tuesday, November 30, the American Chipmaker Qualcomm must submit its new flagship chipset called Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, which is also known to us as Snapdragon 898. This chip will form the basis of most top smartphones on the Android platform in 2022. And the first models on the new Chip Qualcomm should appear on the market until the end of 2021. The first to release smartphones with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor are planning Xiaomi and Motorola. But these brands are not the only ones who are already interested in a new processor from Qualcomm. Also, other manufacturers are also interested in it. Among them — the Chinese company ZTE, which, if you believe Insiders, it prepares for at least three smartphones on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 platform.
According to sources, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 will form the basis of two new ZTE gaming smartphones. We are talking about ZTE Nubia Red Magic 7 and Red Magic 7 Pro with model numbers NX679J and NX709J, respectively. Also in the work of the Chinese technological is the Nubia Z40 flagship smartphone with the NX701J model number, which will also get a new top chip from Qualcomm. Also among the developments of ZTE devices, another smartphone called ZTE M2 Play and model NX90J7 model number is mentioned. However, it will most likely receive a more modest processor.
The technical characteristics of new ZTE top smartphones based on Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 remained behind the scenes. Unknown and accurate time of their release. But there is no doubt that they debut not earlier than 2022. And if you consider that the current flagship ZTE Nubia Z30 Pro debuted in May 2021, then his heir will certainly come out somewhere in a year, approximately the next spring.