If you are looking for a smartphone to buy with the top-of-the-line flagship processor; the snapdragon 8 Gen 1 then today I’m going to tell you about all the smartphones that got released in India running this powerful processor. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor is the new lineup by Qualcomm in the 800 series chipsets. This processor is built on a 4nm fabrication process and is about 30 percent more powerful than the current Snapdragon 888 processor which is itself undoubtedly a powerful processor. Below is the list of all the smartphones that you can buy with the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor in India.
Samsung Galaxy S22
The first smartphone on the list is, of course, the Samsung Galaxy S22, it is no doubt a flagship smartphone in all aspects whether it is the design, the display, the camera, and of course the processor. Galaxy s22 comes with a metal and glass body with IP 68 water/dust resistance, it’s only 167 grams with a thickness of 7.6 millimeters. The display is the 6.1 Dynamic AMOLED 2x with a 120 Hz refresh rate and 1300 nits peak brightness. It’s FHD and it comes with gorilla glass victus+ protection.
The smartphone runs on Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset with 8 GB of RAM and up to 256 GB of internal storage. BTW there is no expandable option so keep that in mind while considering this smartphone. This phone got a triple camera setup at the back including a 50 MP main sensor, a 10MP telephoto sensor capable of 3x optical zoom, and a 12MP ultrawide sensor. It can record videos up to 8k @ 24fps and 4k @ 60fps.
On the front, you get a 10MP wide sensor with 4k video recording support. It got a 3700 mAh battery with 25 Watt fast charging and 15 Watt wireless charging support. The smartphone starts at Rs. 72,999, and you’ll get a bunch of offers when you preorder it from Amazon or the official website. Also if you are wondering about the ultra version of Galaxy S22, it’s going to cost you a fortune, that smartphone is Rs. 1,13,000 and you are getting a Galaxy Watch 4 when you preorder it from amazon.
iQOO 9 Pro
The next smartphone is the iQOO 9 Pro, this smartphone comes with a really flashy design and top-of-the-line specifications. Starting from the design, the brand partnered with BMW it got a BMW style tri-color stripe on the back which looks really good BTW there is no BMW logo on the smartphone anywhere which is kind of a bummer because that would have looked really cool on the smartphone. Moving on, this phone got a 6.7 inches AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, QHD resolution, HDR 10+ support, 1500 nits peak brightness, and panda glass protection, yes, iQOO cheaped out on that, no Victus protection here.
It got the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, up to 12GB RAM, and up to 512GB onboard storage. Coming to the camera, it comes with a triple camera setup at the back, including two 50 MP sensors; one wide, one ultrawide, and there’s one 16 MP sensor that can do up to 2.5x optical zoom. It can record videos up to 8k @ 30 fps. On the front, you get a 16 MP sensor with gyro EIS. The one selling point of this smartphone is its gimble stabilization built right into its main sensor. This smartphone got a 4700 milliamp battery with a whopping 120watts fast charging support which can do 100 percent in just 20 minutes. It also comes with a 50 watts wireless fast charging support.
Let’s talk about pricing, the base model with 8 GB of RAM is Rs. 64,999 and the top model with 12GB of RAM is Rs. 69,999, the smartphone’s gonna go on sale starting 3rd of March.
Motorola Edge 30 Pro
Now the third and last smartphone on this list is the Motorola Edge 30 pro. you can call this smartphone a flagship killer for the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor because it’s the most affordable smartphone available with this processor. It comes with a 6.7 inches FHD OLED display with a 144 Hz refresh rate and Gorilla Glass 3 protection, it comes with stock Android 12 OS with no bloatware whatsoever. It comes with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset paired with up to 12 GB of ram and up to 512 GB of internal storage. The Edge 30 Pro also comes with a triple camera sensor at the back and it also gets dual 50 MP sensors one of them is wide and the other is ultrawide then there is a 2MP depth sensor.
It can record up to 8k videos @ 24fps, 4k @ 30fps and 1080p @ up to 960 fps. The front camera is a 60MP shooter with 4k video recording support. The battery is 4800 milliamp-hour which supports 68-watt fast charging and 15-watt wireless charging. The base model of the smartphone is Rs. 50,000 and there is a bank offer that can drop the price up to Rs. 5000. The sales for this smartphone will begin from the 4th of March.
These were the smartphones that come with the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset in India. There will be more launches this month and we will update this article with that smartphone too. You can follow us on social media to make sure you stay updated with the latest news from SupergeekWeb.