At the Snapdragon Technology Summit in Hawaii, Qualcomm unveiled its next-generation flagship chip, the Snapdragon 888, a name usually preferred by Chinese companies surprised many Chinese users.
According to thepaper.cn, on December 2, Qualcomm China chairman Meng Pu said at Qualcomm that the Snapdragon 888's naming did indeed involve the Chinese team and a lot of input from Chinese vendors.
"The Snapdragon 888 is an attempt to reflect these achievements of Qualcomm China, and I hope the world enjoys the good fortune that China brings," Meng said.
Xiaomi's chairman Lei Jun also said on Weibo today that he was surprised by the naming, "A month ago Qualcomm came to discuss with us at Xiaomi that the next-generation SoC could be called Snapdragon 888.
When asked about the cooperation between Qualcomm and the new Honor, Meng said that Honor is a brand new company, but the members are old acquaintances, so there is no communication barrier, and the two sides are also discussing how to cooperate.
"From Qualcomm's point of view, we are very keen to provide products for Pride to support their development in mobile communications.