SD 845, in-display fingerprint, notch
Xiaomi's Mi7 is a Snapdragon 845 phone that will sell in millions. The latest leaked pictures have confirmed the notched display, in display fingerprint reader and the rear dual camera setup.
The gaming phone
Xiaomi has another rather interesting phone in the pipeline. This time it is a gaming phone, something to succeed Razer. The phone - codenamed Blackshark - comes with the Snapdragon 845 and 8GB of RAM. The codename could actually even be the product name as apparently Xiaomi owns a company with the same name.
8 GB and 256 GB storage
More details about the highly anticipated OnePlus 6 have been revealed. The Snapdragon 845, 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage version has been confirmed.
Phone PCB can be used for notebook too
One important change is coming in the second part of 2018. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 on Windows 10 design will be much easier as the company designed it so that the phone PCB design literary fits in a notebook. Manufacturers will be able to use the Phone PCB and with much less effort create a Snapdragon 845 for a Windows 10 notebook or tablet.
Support for next-gen VR experiences with Snapdragon 845
Qualcomm has announced its new virtual reality development kit at the Games Developer Conference 2018 which includes a wireless VR head mounted display (HMD) and a new software development kit (SDK) for the Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR platform.
Xiaomi Dipper codename
It is all set and Xiaomi is launching its first Snapdragon 845 based Mi MIX 2S phone in Shanghai on March 27, the same date when Huawei is presenting its P20 phones. The next in line from Xiaomi is the Mi7.
Q2 2018 with Snapdragon 845
It was confirmed a while ago by OnePlus' CEO that the successor to the OnePlus 5T will come in Q2 2018 powered by Snapdragon 845. The first leaked images suggest that the phone might come with an iPhone like notch.
The Essential, the company started by Andy Ruben has been up for a tough start but there is a big indication that Snapdragon 845 powered new version of the phone is right around the corner.
267020 Antutu on March 27th
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S is likely to be the second phone based on the Snapdragon 845, and, without a doubt, it will beat the Galaxy S9 on price and probably on the performance front too.
Wireless VR from PC to HMD Snapdragon 835
By the summer of 2017, I started hearing the term edge computing from a lot of C level meetings I had in the computing industry and it became very clear that this is the next big thing. At MWC 2018, Qualcomm demonstrated edge computing 5G mm Wave powered VR, which is likely to become the future of VR.