LG won't be launching a Snapdragon 875 phone in the first half of 2021, report says

Ro, 19 October 2020

A new rumor from Hong Kong claims that LG will be abstaining from using Qualcomm's next flagship SoC, at least for the first half of next year. That's rather strange because when Qualcomm launches its best chipset in the beginning of each year, LG is one of the first to adopt it.

LG won't be launching a Snapdragon 875 phone in the first half of 2021

But that won't be happening next year. A report from Korean media says that LG is missing from the list of OEMs that ordered the Snapdragon 875. Instead, the company will be focusing on a device powered by the still unannounced Snapdragon 775, again as per the orders for H1 2021.

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Reader comments

  • Sami

So true. Fully agree with it i believe. They will come back strongly this year. & provide more regular software update. Creating differentiation & unique identity is great. Lg has done it with amazing sound, q-dac, tuned display, crispie...

  • Viper1970

If LG would make a phone like the V60 with a 90hz display, and 3 proper cameras, AND go for a more pure Android experience, it would be a runaway hit. LG's photo processing has always been really good, I started off on the G2/3/4/V10/30/ and now...

That's because the chip is called a 888 🤣

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