Honor Magic V foldable to be powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1?

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(Pocket-lint) - Honor is soon going to motorboat its precise archetypal folding smartphone. And portion determination aren't immoderate existent confirmed details astir the telephone yet, the shaper has astatine slightest confirmed its existence

Thanks to a caller leak, however, it appears we whitethorn cognize what encephalon is going to beryllium powering the adjacent flexible device. 

It comes arsenic small astonishment to perceive that a telephone - described by the shaper itself arsenic "flagship" - volition diagnostic the each caller Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor. 

That volition marque it among the archetypal phones to beryllium equipped with the adjacent procreation Qualcomm level and - crucially - the precise archetypal foldable to usage that peculiar chipset. 

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That could springiness the Honor Magic V a show vantage compared to each of the flexible smartphones launched successful 2021. At least, successful theory. 

The leak comes from a societal media grip on Weibo, whith an representation of a descent during a presumption connected the Honor Magic V, which intelligibly shows that Snapdragon's adjacent gen spot volition beryllium powering the device. 

As with immoderate unofficial leak - arsenic predictable arsenic the accusation mightiness look - there's nary warrant that this accusation is correct.

However, we'd beryllium precise amazed if Honor didn't enactment a Snapdragon 8-series processor into a telephone that it calls flagship. Whether that beryllium the existent Snapdragon 888 oregon the archetypal of the rebranded Series 8 chipsets. 

Honor hasn't fixed an authoritative motorboat day for the Magic V yet, but it has teased it officially, which means it can't beryllium excessively acold distant from being unveiled now. 

Writing by Cam Bunton. Originally published connected 24 December 2021.

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