The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8150 will be a processor that will give life to Android devices next year, and has recently passed by GeekBench offers data about its strength. It is expected that the chip will be announced in the same month in December which confirms the world as its official name, since then Qualcomm will not change the name of the processor.
As reported from PCMag, the successor to the Snapdragon 845 processor will not be called 8150, it's just a code name. So far the company's future chips have been indicated as SM8150, It is just internal identification name and it doesn't match the name that will be launched on the market.
The truth is that This is not the first time Qualcomm has changed its name to its processor line, which previously consisted of S1, S2, S3 and S4 and in 2013 the series was modified to 200, 400, 600, 700 and 800. Currently the official name of the new processor is unknown, but it's likely that it will continue with the current numbering, so it will it can be called Snapdragon 855.
The new processor can start a new series with 5
Rumors also claim that the company can launch a sequence of completely new names and start a new series with 5, because this will be the first chip with an integrated 5G modem (X50) and maybe finally calling Snapdragon 5000. Changes can also occur due to unusual configurations of the three central clusters, a feature that recently appeared in certain leaks.
Qualcomm will announce its new processor, which will be part of the first 5G phone, next week, on the annual three-day event scheduled for December 4. What will be communicated at that time is original processor name and characteristics, leaving the Snapdragon 8150 name code.
Now we have to wait for the company to officially announce the processor which is expected to know all the characteristics and official names, but what is clear is that Qualcomm will continue or start a new series of names, but will not change it.
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