According to other media, Benchlife, Qualcomm is expected to hold 4G/5G Summit in the middle of October， 2017 to first announce Snapdragon 845 Octa core processor, and it will be released by the end of this year.
According to previous rule, those smartphones with Snapdragon 845 processor will be released at the beginning of 2018, including Samsung Galaxy S9, Xiaomi MI7. But there is news to note that LG G7 may be the first one to use such processor.
Further more, Qualcomm will improve the performance in Snapdragon 845 Kryo processor, Adreno GPU, LTE band, ISP image processing, etc.
First in Process Technology, we thought Snapdragon 845 may use 7nm process, but currently it has some limits in technology, which causes TSMC and Samsung will produce in large scale until the middle or later of 2018, Snapdragon 845 processor will use second gen or third gen 10nm process to optimize, which will be the best choice between the cost and production.
In addition, from the previous news, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor will still use Samsung 10mnm LPE process, ARM Cortex-A75 bit, Adreno 630 GPU, and 1.2Gbps X20 lte.
At COMPUTEX 2017, Qualcomm and Microsoft cooperates together that they will release PC based on Snapdragon 835 processor and Windows 10 ARM bit by the end of 2017, aiming that put phone market influence into PC market to challenge Intel and AMD.
Some media speculates that after Qualcomm releases Snapdragon 845 processor, it has low power consumption, connecting the Internet, and cheaper price, and smaller size, which will make PC market be more popular. Anyway, just stay tuned about Xiaomi MI7 with Snapdragon 845 to see its performance.