Qualcomm recently unveiled Snapdragon 845 which will be 2018’s top-tier processor for the upcoming devices. Moving from, Snapdragon 835’s 10nm process, we had expected 7nm Process. Earlier December, Qualcomm made it clear that SD 845 will also base on 10nm. It is pretty heartwrenching as we had high expectations that maybe Qualcomm will beat Apple’s A11 bionic with its 845. Though there is no doubt that Snapdragon 835 is a powerful processor.

Snapdragon 845, 2018

In addition, the upcoming Snapdragon 845 will be an upgrade over the 835. Qualcomm expects 25-30% increased performance in task run on the high-performance cores, and 15% increase in efficiency cores while comparing to the Snapdragon 835. If you want to know more about Qualcomm’s upcoming Flagship, We have a detailed article.

Now, It is pretty much clear that the upcoming 2018 devices will feature the Snapdragon 845. Recently, a source of China leaked a list containing the name of 2018’s upcoming devices featuring the 845. Here is the List containing the names:

Snapdragon 845, 2018

Ok we know the list is in Chinese but don’t worry we would translate it for you. The list goes like below:

  • Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+
  • LG G7/7+
  • Xiaomi Mi 7
  • HTC U12
  • OnePlus 6
  • ZTE Nubia Z18
  • Sony Xperia XZ Pro-A
  • Nokia 10
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9
  • Xiaomi Mi MiX 3
  • LG V40
  • Google Pixel 3 and XL
  • Nubia Z18S
  • Sony Xperia XZ2
  • HTC U12+
  • Moto Z 2019
  • OnePlus 6T
  • Samsung W2019

List Explanation:

Now, If you are wondering what about the numbering on that Chinese list? Then we would say, it is most likely the time frame. Here is why: In February, Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S9 and S9+ and LG will also announce the G7. Then in April, Xiaomi can launch Mi7 and in May, HTC will bring U12. In June, OnePlus 6, ZTE Nubia Z18, and Sony Xperia XZ Pro-A. There is a big surprise from Nokia in August, probably the Nokia 10.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will arrive in September, alongside the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 and LG V40. In October, Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL alongside the nubia Z18S and Sony Xperia XZ2 and HTC U12+. In November Motorola will launch Moto Z 2019, while On December OnePlus will release the 6T and Samsung will bring the successor to the W2018 Flip-phone with W2019.

Upcoming 2018 can be the only proper validation of this list but It will be no surprise to see more devices featuring SD 845 except the list.

Also, Have a look at Year in review : Top 10 Smartphones of 2017