Qualcomm announced plans to cooperate with HONOR
At a press conference held after the presentation of the flagship Snapdragon 888 platform, the President of Qualcomm announced a possible collaboration with the HONOR brand, which recently became an independent company. According to network informants, thanks to this partnership, the Chinese manufacturer will soon be able to introduce its new flagship with the Snapdragon 888 processor, which was recently introduced by the chipmaker.
Among the companies that will receive the Snapdragon 888 first are ASUS, Lenovo, LG, Meizu, Shap, vivo, Xiaomi, ZTE, Nubia, OnePlus, OPPO, Motorola, Lenovo, Black Shark, realme. These brands were listed by Qualcomm during the presentation of the flagship chip.
After the conference, Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon also noted that the company is delighted to have the HONOR brand on the market as an independent vendor.
The next major release of HONOR should be the flagship smartphone V40. The gadget, which is scheduled for release in the second quarter of 2021, is rumored to get a Snapdragon 888 processor, but there is no official confirmation of this information yet.
The head of Qualcomm also recalled that the company has already received a license to supply 4G chips for HUAWEI, but in the future expects to license 5G platforms to sell them to a Chinese manufacturer.