Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Phones in the Philippines for Under Php 40k (First Half 2022)

With the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 now official, getting your hands on a phone with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 should be more affordable than ever. In fact, you can get a decent Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 phone for under Php 40k in the Philippines, and they all come with a compelling set of features. […]

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POCO F4 GT Official in the Philippines as Most Affordable Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Phone

A few months after Redmi announced the K50 Gaming in China, the competitively-priced, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1-powered phone is now official in several countries including the Philippines as the POCO F4 GT. Just like its Chinese sibling, the POCO F4 GT has a very competitive price for a phone with the latest Snapdragon processor. In […]

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ Will Reportedly Only Offer Marginal Improvements

While the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is the current hot favorite among processors, Qualcomm’s flagship chip does have its fair of issues. Chief among this is that it heats up faster than the previous-generation Snapdragon 888 that also runs hot. We have confirmed this thermal issue with both the Galaxy S22 Ultra and Xiaomi 12 […]

Redmi K50 Gaming Edition Goes Official with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Xiaomi kicks off the Redmi K50 series in China, starting off with the Gaming Edition. While it shares a similar design as last year’s K40 Gaming Edition, the K50 Gaming Edition gets a few upgrades and is the first phone under Xiaomi’s partnership with Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One. Redmi K50 Gaming Edition Specs: Snapdragon […]

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Leaps 3 Generations Of GPU Performance

Every year, new smartphones and devices are released. They’re advertised as the latest and greatest in an attempt to justify their eye-watering price tags – often well over a thousand dollars. However, more and more people came to the practical conclusion that a new shiny toy coming out this year doesn’t turn last year’s investment […]

Samsung Galaxy S22, S22+ Get Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 in the Philippines

Samsung is finally unveiling its latest Galaxy flagship phones with the Galaxy S22 and S22+. While both phones retain practically the same design language as their predecessors, both phones get their fair share of upgrades. Chief among these is the use of a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor–which is the first time in a while […]

Dimensity 9000 Reportedly Beats Exynos 2200, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

While we are waiting for the first phone to use Mediatek’s Dimensity 9000, Ice Universe shared some interesting GeekBench data on his Twitter account. With what we presume is a reference device used for the GeekBench tests, the Dimensity 9000 beats both the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and Exynos 9000 in both single-core and multi-core tests. […]

OnePlus 10 Pro Official with LTPO 2.0 Display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

OnePlus formally unveils the 10 Pro in China. This time around, there’s only one phone–there’s no vanilla model accompanying it. OnePlus 10 Pro Specs Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor 8GB/12GB RAM 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 internal storage 6.7-inch WQHD+ AMOLED display, 120hz refresh rate, LTPO 2.0 48-megapixel f/1.8 IMX 789 main camera with PDAF and OIS; […]

Xiaomi Closes Off 2021 with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1-Powered 12 Series

Xiaomi stays true to its promise, as it announces its first Snapdragon 8 Gen 1-powered phones in China with the 12 and 12 Pro. The vanilla 12 brings back the idea of compact flagship phones with its 6.28-inch Full HD+ display with a 120hz refresh rate, while the 12 Pro goes all-in with three 50-megapixel […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra Rumored to Use Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S line has always featured the Korean tech giant’s latest-and-greatest technology, aimed towards power users. Productivity, multitasking, and media consumption are the core reasons why this tablet is so popular. The aim for this is to follow up their series with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra – these specs are […]

The Motorola Edge X30 is the First Phone with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Right on schedule, Motorola is officially the first brand to launch a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1-powered phone with the Edge X30. Announced in China, the Edge X30 is a premium device that also comes in an SE variant that boasts an under-display camera. Motorola Edge X30 Specs Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor 8GB/12GB LPDDR5 RAM […]

5 Smartphones Confirmed to Use Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (2021)

With Qualcomm formally announcing its latest flagship processor with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, brands are now on a race to launch their own phone with the flagship processor as soon as possible. As of this writing, there are 5 brands that will launch smartphones using a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, with some of […]