Snapdragon 8 Gen1 will soon be introduced by chipset company Qualcomm. Snapdragon replaces the naming pattern on the processor. The renaming of the processor from Snapdragon will be announced at the annual Tech Summit which takes place from November 2 to December 2, 2021. For the order of naming the processor should be the Successor of the Snapdragon 888 series continues to Snapdragon 898.
In this year's event, Qualcomm will most likely introduce the 8 gen1 series as the successor of its classic Snapdragon 898 processor as the successor of the Snapdragon 888 edition. In a leak mentioned Qualcomm will not use the name Snapdragon 898.
Qualcomm itself said it would not use the same naming pattern on its flagship processor . The naming will include a single-digit series with a generation number behind it. This will be started with the 8 series that uses Snapdragon Gen1.
Gen1 Renaming for All Snapdragon Processor Lines
Gen1 for 2021. Snapdragon Gen2 will be delivered for processors in 2022 and beyond. The name change of Snapdragon Processors will also cover their entire line of processors . Be it series 7,6 and 4.
"The name of the next Snapdragon 8 series chip will have a serial number and a single-digit generation number, which means it's named Snapdragon 8 Gen1," Qualcomm said in a statement.
Qualcomm also uses different color plans in each of its chip logos to differentiate flagship chips from low-power chips. Qualcomm will use gold "marks" for its top-tier chips while Midnight, gunmetal, nikcel and red will be used for lower-end chipsets.
The name change of snapdragon 8 Gen1 processor also confirms that there will be a separation of qualcomm name with Snapdragon. Qualcomm will act as the parent company. Snapdragon is the brand of their processor line. Qualcomm also removed any mention of 5G behind the processor's name. They consider 5G now as a thing that will be a mandatory menu in its processors.
Snapdragon 8 Gen1 processor is rumored to use AMR Cortex-X2, Cortex-A710, and Cortex-A510 CPUs. Rumors say that the smartphone that will first use this chipset gahar is Xiaomi 12. Leaks from DigitalChatStation show a mysterious image of HP and use the latest chipset from Qualcomm.