Industry sources have revealed that Qualcomm wants to stop being a mere supplier of silicon, and that is why it plans to launch its own gaming smartphone before the end of the current year. This smartphone will be co-developed with Asus and will use the SoC Snapdragon 875 @ 5nm, which could be presented on September 1 or 2 at an event that the company already has prepared, not knowing if it will also be there where it reveals the first details around its foray into the mobile phone market.
Asus’ choice has not been random, and it is that in terms of gaming mobiles, Asus is the most recognized company, not to mention that it’s Asus ROG Phone 3 is the fastest Android smartphone on the market thanks to an efficient cooling system. that allows squeezing the silicon gaining a higher performance compared to its main rivals despite using the same processor. What’s more, this new smartphone is expected to be from the Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) division.
This association was made before Nvidia announced the acquisition of ARM, and it is that Qualcomm would see a great ally in Nvidia to put aside Adreno graphics and make the leap to Nvidia GeForce mobile graphics to revolutionize the smartphone market for gamers. The Adreno graphics would be provided by Qualcomm for its competition.