realme hints at using snapdragon 855 plus in upcoming phone

Yesterday Qualcomm surprisingly announced a refreshed Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset which is essentially an overclocked version of its current flagship 855 SoC. The new 855 Plus promises to deliver 15% faster GPU performance and is expected to appear in upcoming gaming phones like the Asus ROG Phone 2 in the next weeks and months.

Realme went on to Weibo to welcome the new chipset which hints that the Oppo spin-off is working on a phone that will feature the Snapdragon 855 Plus. The young brand is yet to use an 800 series Snapdragon SoC so this could signal that Realme is ready to enter…