SM8475 Launch Schedule
Following the practice of previous years, Qualcomm in addition to the launch of Snapdragon 8 Gen1, there is a Plus version, generally to enhance the frequency, a small increase in performance, becoming the standard for flagship phones in the second half of the year.
Just this time there are changes, not only to improve the frequency but will also use TSMC process, replacement foundry or the first time, the reason is temporarily unknown, is expected to be related to power consumption.
According to Digital Chat Station, the processor code name is SM8475, named Snapdragon 8 Gen1 Plus, power control is better than the current Snapdragon 8 Gen1 processor.
In addition, the past is the second half of the release, this year seems to advance, sources said that the SM8475 launch schedule is the fastest at the end of Q2, that is, in May and June, and the first batch of models are planned in the middle of the year.
Xiaomi, OnePlus, Vivo, and Motorola are said to be preparing a new model, which is reportedly equipped with Snapdragon 8 Gen1 Plus, with a sample test CPU frequency of 2.99GHz and a small GPU upgrade.
The current Dimensity 9000 models are listed one after another, power consumption is better compared to the Snapdragon 8 Gen1, is expected to be Qualcomm side feel the pressure, so early to bring the TSMC process Snapdragon 8 Gen1 Plus.