Redmi Smartphone Equipped With Snapdragon 855

We’ve been talking about the Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 855 SoC to be used by OEMs in their flagship devices. Now it is confirmed that the Redmi will also bring a smartphone which will be powered by Snapdragon 855.

When Redmi became an independent brand, we were expecting it to focus only on budget and mid-range devices. But seeing the news of Redmi phone With Snapdragon 855 we must think again.

Today, Redmi president Lu Weibing on his Weibo account shared this information that a Redmi will also have 855. However, he did not mention any other details regarding the handset. So we can’t comment on this right now. See the screenshot of his post below.

Redmi Phone with Snapdragon 855
Credit: Lu Weibing/Weibo

Talking about the Xiaomi, there is a series of devices that’ll use the Snapdragon 855 including the Xiaomi Mi 9, Mi 9 Explorer Edition, Mi MIX 4, upcoming Black Shark gaming phone and the Poco F2.

Redmi Note 7 is coming to India on February 28, while the company recently teases its successor the Redmi Note 7 Pro. The Pro will be launched in China first. Maybe we can see the Redmi phone featuring the Snapdragon 855 arriving in Q2-Q3 2019.

Let’s wait and see.