List of Snapdragon 865 5G Smartphones Upcoming in 2020

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G Smartphones

The upcoming 5G mobile connectivity will drastically improve the way you work with your smartphones. Qualcomm, the makers of the Snapdragon mobile platform, has announced that Black Shark 3, FCNT arrows 5G, iQOO 3, Legion Gaming Phone, Nubia Red Magic 5G, OPPO Find X2, realme X50 Pro, Redmi K30 Pro, ROG Phone 3, Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra, Sharp AQUOS R5G, Sony Xperia 1 II, Vivo APEX 2020 Concept Phone, Xiaomi Mi 10, Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro, Asus ZenFone 7, and ZTE Axon 10s Pro will ship with 5G technology in 2020.

We also expect Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro and OnePlus 8 series to ship with 5G technology. The companies like Fujitsu, Lenovo, Nubia have also gearing up to launch 5G devices in 2020.

Realme and iQOO have already launched their 5G smartphones with plenty of new features and has overtaken popular companies. The Snapdragon 865 platform includes advanced capabilities and functionalities such as the second generation 5G Modem-RF System, Snapdragon X55, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth audio.

Moreover, the SD865 chipset offers Qualcomm FastConnect 6800 mobile connectivity subsystem. The chipset delivers seamless connectivity coupled with the performance for the next-generation devices.

Upcoming: List of Snapdragon 865 5G Smartphones in 2020

Smartphones that are coming soon based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform, include:

  • Black Shark 3
  • FCNT arrows 5G
  • iQOO 3
  • Legion Gaming Phone
  • Nubia Red Magic 5G
  • OPPO Find X2
  • Realme X50 Pro
  • Redmi K30 Pro
  • ROG Phone 3
  • Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra
  • Sharp AQUOS R5G
  • Sony Xperia 1 II
  • Vivo APEX 2020 Concept Phone
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro
  • ZenFone 7
  • ZTE Axon 10s Pro

5G Brings in Groundbreaking Features

The Snapdragon 865 processor ships with revolutionary features such as Gigapixel-speed photography and Snapdragon Elite Gaming. The end result is the production of crisp images and lag-free gaming with less heat. The desktop-level features provide intuitive experiences because of the 5th generation Qualcomm AI Engine.

According to Alex Katouzian, senior vice president and general manager, mobile, Qualcomm Technologies, the company is not only committed to drive but also to scale 5G to the consumer. The Snapdragon 865 chipset will enable millions of users across the globe to experience the real power of the 5G. The next-generation processor also brings in high-speed gaming, intelligent multi-camera capture including extended battery life with dynamic fast charging capabilities.

More 5G Smartphones Designs On The Way

As of this writing, more than 70 smartphone designs have been released by smartphone companies after the initial introduction of the Snapdragon 865 platform in December 2019. There are reports that more than 1,750 designs are in the development lifecycle. We expect the trend to increase in the days to come.

Companies have lost a golden opportunity to introduce their designs to the outside world because of the disruption of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak in China.

The Q1 2020 has turned out to be a nightmare for smartphone manufacturers because of the outbreak of Coronavirus. However, the situation will most likely improve with companies going ahead with their original plans to launch the trending 5G smartphones. The 5G smartphones released by Realme and iQOO are expensive. However, we expect companies to launch budget-friendly devices by the end of 2020 when the 5G technology achieves its peak.

About the author

Anand Narayanaswamy

Anand Narayanaswamy works as a freelance writer based in Trivandrum, Kerala. He had worked with leading print and online publishing houses. During his spare time, he used to work with all sort of Gadgets. Anand still works with the old Palm handheld, Apple iPod Classic, Microsoft Zune among others.

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