The first smartphones with the Snapdragon 898: from Xiaomi and Motorola

The end of the year is approaching and that means the dance of processors, leaks and smartphones is starting soon. December will again be the month when Qualcomm announce your flagship processor for 2022, a chip complicated by a global semiconductor shortage. This chip could serve as the name of Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 and we already know which will be the first smartphones to integrate them.

Xiaomi will be the first to have a mobile with the Snapdragon 898

 Snapdragon 898

Xiaomi does not want to change the strategy of previous years: it will once again be the first manufacturer to have a mobile with Qualcomm’s flagship processor. This device will be the Xiaomi 12, a terminal which, if all goes well, could be announced before early 2022.

The company wants to hurry up and be the first to have its premium top-of-the-line ready for sale. In China it will be presented a little earlier and in the West it could make an appearance in the first weeks of 2022. Beyond the processor, few details on this subject are known. Xiaomi 12.

Motorola will be the big surprise of 2022

 Snapdragon 898

It looks like Motorola is fed up with being second to the biggest brands. The company won’t be using last year’s processors for its 2022 top-of-the-line. Rumor has it that it will be the second manufacturer to launch or announce a smartphone with the Snapdragon 898.

We don’t know what device it will be, but we do know that it will arrive as one of the best in its current lineup. Motorola wants to make an appearance early in the season and that only leaves us thinking that in 2022 it could have a lot more presence than in previous generations.

There will be more devices with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 in 2022, but for the moment there are not too many confirmed. Samsung could use this chip in the Galaxy S22 series, although everything indicates that the delays could seriously affect these devices.

If you want to know the 2022 high-end With the most powerful processor of the year you have to be very attentive to the presentations of the coming months in Xiaomi and Motorola.