The realme GT 2 Pro Will Be Powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

realme has announced that its upcoming GT 2 Pro premium flagship smartphone will be one of the first to be powered by the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 mobile platform.

realme made the announcement during the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit Digital 2021 conference where realme Vice President Chase Xu said in a video speech that the Qualcoom Technologies has always been one of the company’s most important collaborators. Xu also announced that development of the realme GT 2 Pro already began several months ago and that the company is committed to releasing a real high-end flagship product.

Several of realme’s smartphones have been powered by Qualcom’s Snapdragon processors, including the realme GT Master Edition Explorer 5G with its Snapdragon 870 and the realme GT equipped with a Snapdragon 888.

“With its incredible performance and topnotch 5G capabilities, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform has expanded new possibilities for the development of realme’s newest flagship, the realme GT 2 Pro, especially in terms of gaming, AI capability and 5G. The new chipset will further push the user experience to a new level and become the powerful engine for realme’s first premium flagship,” said realme.

realme has yet to announce when the GT 2 Pro will be released but it’s expected to come out sometime in the first quarter of 2022.