The president of Qualcomm announced a possible partnership with the HONOR brand, which has recently become a stand-alone company.
It appears that Honor may also launch a Snapdragon 885 powered smartphone next year.
At a press conference following the launch of the flagship Snapdragon 888 platform, the president of Qualcomm announced a possible partnership with the HONOR brand, which has recently become a stand-alone company. According to network whistleblowers, thanks to such a partnership, the Chinese manufacturer will soon be able to present its new flagship with the Snapdragon 888 processor, which was recently introduced by the chip maker.
Among the companies that will receive the Snapdragon 888 first are ASUS, Lenovo, LG, Meizu, Shap, vivo, Xiaomi, ZTE, Nubia, OnePlus, OPPO, Motorola, Lenovo, Black Shark, realme. These brands were listed by Qualcomm during the presentation of the flagship chip.
After the conference, Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon also noted that the company is delighted to have the HONOR brand on the market as an independent vendor.
“This will bring more consumer potential to the market, and customers will love it. I love the vitality of the Chinese mobile phone market and hope HONOR can offer more good products. But now everything has just begun, and we will still have a dialogue, ”said the head of the company.
HONOR's next major release should be the flagship V40 smartphone. The gadget, which is scheduled for release in the second quarter of 2021, is rumored to receive a Snapdragon 888 processor, but there is no official confirmation of this information yet.
The head of Qualcomm also recalled that the company has already received a license to supply 4G chips for HUAWEI, but in the future expects to license 5G platforms to sell them to a Chinese manufacturer.