Realme announced it will offer one of the first flagship phones with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G chipset. Realme has teased its upcoming phone codenamed ‘Race’ with the new flagship 5G SoC.
Realme hasn’t shared any other detail about its upcoming flagship phone other than confirming the processor. The smartphone has been leaked though, according to a report by GSMArena. Realme Race will come with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The smartphone is also said to run Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0 layered on top. The report featured an image of the phone which shows a circular camera module with four sensors, and a glossy back.
Realme Race will most likely be a part of the company’s ‘X’ series but there’s no confirmation yet. Realme is yet to announce a launch date for the same.
We’ll be seeing Qualcomm’s new chipset on more phones from brands including Asus, Black Shark, Lenovo, LG, Meizu, Motorola, Nubia, OnePlus, Oppo, Sharp, Vivo, Xiaomi and ZTE. Qualcomm announced its flagship Snapdragon 888 5G chipset at its annual Snapdragon Tech Summit Digital 2020 event.
The new 5G chipset is equipped with the 3rd-gen Snapdragon X60 5G Modem-RF system that offers mmWave and sub-6 across all major bands. It also features Snapdragon Elite Gaming which is said to support up to 144 frames per second (fps). Qualcomm also said the Snapdragon 888 is capable of capturing photos and videos at 2.7 gigapixels per second which is around 120 photos at 12-megapixel resolution. This is 35% faster than the previous generation.