Report claims the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 might require larger batteries


What you need to know

  • Newly surfaced rumors suggest Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 could be quite taxing on upcoming flagship batteries.
  • Supposedly, smartphone makers may need to increase battery capacities to nearly 6,000mAh, but there some are allegedly being tested with 5,500mAh.
  • Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 will feature its custom-made Oyron CPU cores and is rumored to reach 4.0GHz in speed.

A newly surfaced rumor suggests smartphone makers might have to include a larger battery in their flagship device if it’s to contain the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4.

The rumor stems from Digital Chat Station (DCS) on Weibo, who states the next generation of phones could feature “high-density” batteries (via WCCFTech). They add that, so far, three flagship devices preparing to run Qualcomm’s next chip have started development with 5,500mAh batteries.

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