Realme announces its first Snapdragon 888 powered phone is coming soon

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Realme has teased a new phone coming with Qualcomm’s brand new flagship Snapdragon 888 SoC early next year.

Codenamed ‘Race’, the phone will be one of the first powered by the new chipset that now features a more efficient X60 5G modem (embedded on the chip) and enhanced AI functionality.

Realme is remaining tight lipped on any more details for now, but this announcement joins rival company Xiaomi in stating its intention to use the new chip in a new flagship model coming out in early 2021.

Realme was also one of the first phone manufacturers to release a Snapdragon 865 powered handset in 2020, the Realme X50 Pro 5G.

Keep checking this site for further news as and when it comes.

Press Release

Realme X50 Pro 5G
Realme X50 Pro 5G – one of the first Snapdragon 865 powered devices in 2020

December 2, 2020 – At the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit Digital 2020, realme announces it will be one of the first manufacturers to launch a smartphone powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform. The new flagship of realme will be called “Race” powered by Snapdragon 888, and its codename “Race” shows the flagship will come with fast speed and high performance.

realme CEO Sky Li said in his video speech at Snapdragon Tech Summit Digital 2020 that Qualcomm Technologies has always been one of the realme’s most important collaborators. realme has already started the development of “Race” a few months ago, realme will once again deliver a product that will exceed the expectations of users around the world.

realme, the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brand, has worked closely with Qualcomm Technologies since its inception to bring dozens of high quality, powerful smartphones to consumers around the world from the 4G era to the 5G era. In 2020, realme was one of the first manufacturers to use Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 and 765G 5G Mobile Platforms. The realme X50 Pro 5G with Snapdragon 865 and realme X50 5G with Snapdragon 765G have been widely recognized by the markets around the world.

The Snapdragon 888 5G mobile platform, with its powerful performance and top 5G capabilities, has expanded new possibilities for the development of realme’s new flagship “Race”, especially in terms of gaming, video and communication capabilities, pushing the user experience to a new level and becoming the powerful engine for realme’s new flagship. On the road of “Dare to Leap”, realme will work with Qualcomm Technologies to exceed expectations and bring new 5G extreme performance experience to young users around the world!

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