It seems that HMD Global is working on a new smartphone that will be powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 mobile platform. The company is reported to be working on the phone, which is codenamed as Phoenix. Similarly, Google is also gearing up to launch a new phone with the latest processor.
According to a tweet by a known tipster, Roland Quandt, HMD Global might launch the upcoming smartphone in the autumn or by winter 2018. Further, the tipster also claims that Google is also working on a new smartphone that will be powered by the Snapdragon 710 chipset. The tipster claims that the phone is codenamed as ‘Bonito’. If this is believed to be true then Google might launch a third Pixel smartphone apart from Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.
To recall, Qualcomm recently announced the Snapdragon 710 processor for the smartphone market. The new platform is powered by a multi-core AI Engine, and promises up to 2X overall performance improvements in AI applications, as compared to Snapdragon 660. “Utilizing AI capabilities, the Snapdragon 710 makes it virtually effortless to capture and share contextually-aware photos and videos and personalize voice and speech patterns for more natural interactions,” said Qualcomm in a press release.
Meanwhile, HMD Global has announced the rollout of Pro Camera update to the Nokia 8 smartphone. The update for Nokia 8 has been announced by Juho Sarvikas, Chief Officer at HMD Global on his official twitter handle. The update has version number V4.88B and is over 600MB in size.
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