While nothing is carved in stone, and Qualcomm is keeping tight-lipped about the event, rumors about the Snapdragon 898 have been floating around for quite some time.
The announcement shows a racing boat and "More to come, soon!" promise. The keynote opener will be hosted by Qualcomm President and CEO, Cristiano Amon, and the event will include "the latest Snapdragon premium tier mobile platform and showcase industry-leading technology innovations across camera, AI, gaming, and connectivity".
“Snapdragon remains at the center of delivering premium mobile experiences and Tech Summit is the must attend event if you want to hear firsthand what to expect in 2022,” said Cristiano Amon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Qualcomm Incorporated.
The recent rumors about the flagship Snapdragon 898 SoC include a triple-cluster CPU with ARM Cortex-X2 CPU core, running at 3.0GHz, three ARM Cortex-A710 cores running at 2.5GHz, and four efficient ARM Cortex-A510 cores, running at 1.79GHz. The new SoC also includes Adreno 730 GPU, as well as the X65 5G modem.
The chipset was listed as the SM8450 and rumors suggest that Xiaomi 12 could be the first phone to be announced with the Snapdragon 898 SoC, as well as launched by the end of this year.