Meizu 17 becomes the first smartphone to come with the new Snapdragon 865


Qualcomm has unveiled their new flagship SoC today which is the Snapdragon 865. It’s a flagship chipset and thus packs a lot of efficiency. A lot of smartphone brands has been waiting for the company to unveiled the flagship chipset so that they can utilize it on their next flagship phones in 2020. Meizu happened to be the first smartphone brand to do that. The upcoming Meizu 17 is said to be coming with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC.

The smartphone has been on the rumor mill recently and we are yet to cover much details about the smartphone, but we got a little information about it anyways. As 2020 is going to be saturated with 5G phones, in fact, from next year, 5G smartphones are going to be produced more. Of course, this Meizu 17 is not going to be an exception. The smartphone is said to come with 5G Network with support for both NSA and SA. As you might have known, NSA 5G phones are much more available in the market currently and Meizu having SA support will make it stand out among others.

Meizu 17

This report of Meizu 17 coming with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC is not rumored or speculated, this report is coming direct from the company and we heard that this device will also be released earlier next year making it the first smartphone with the newest Qualcomm’s chipset. Though, other brands has considered manufacturing their own flagship with the newest SoC but Meizu 17 will actually be the first to arrive with the chip. Meizu will make a lot of sales next year as people who are more interested in new technology will like to test the new Snapdragon 865 processor.

Meizu 17 listing

But anyways, we are yet to know the full specifications of this phone, who knows Xiaomi, Oppo and others will overtake them next by equipping their own Snapdragon 865 flagship phone with a higher features. We all know that some people aren’t interested in the chip alone, some want big battery, great design, good display etcetera. Let’s wait and see.

By Stephen Ekpa

Stephen is the Editor-in-Chief @DroidAfrica. His work on DroidAfrica is born out of pure passion for tech, especially as it relates to smartphones.

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