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Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Fusion “Platform” with SDX50 modem in the works




Softbank’s latest earnings report hint at Qualcomm’s next-gen flagship chip — the Snapdragon 855 Fusion. The new chipset is even revealed to come included with the company’s Snapdragon X50 5G modem.


This is quite a surprise, especially when we are only just seeing units sporting the latest Snapdragon 845 chipset, yet still, a bit expected. The report though, revealed nothing else, except for the platform’s name and the pairing with the SDX50 5G modem. While this is exciting news, do take note that Qualcomm themselves have stated during the X50 announcement that mobile devices with the modem will not be ready until the first half of 2019. So, we still have about a year away until any official details about the SD855 surfaces.

Source: Softbank Earnings Report



Zen Estacio is a Multimedia Producer for YugaTech. He is the team's laptop guru and one of their resident gamers. He has a monthly column compiling the latest and greatest the Nintendo Switch has to offer. Aside from that, he regularly writes gaming news, reviews, and impressions. You can hit him up at @papanZEN

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1 Response

  1. Ryan says:

    Nah. We won’t get advantage of this upgrade since our 4g network sucks. There is not need for 5G phone as of the moment.

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