At the end of last year it became known that the new platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 will support 8 GB of RAM. Now, PhoneArena found in the list of compatible operating system Windows 10 processor chip MSM8998.
Analysts believe that the new smartphone Surface Phone will include 8 GB of RAM. This is expected due to the emergence of SoC Snapdragon 830 among the chipsets that are supported by Windows 10 Mobile.
The new processor is built on a 10-nanometer process technology providing higher performance and low power consumption. Analysts believe that Microsoft specifically added support for Snapdragon 830 on Windows 10 Mobile to later use this chipset in the flagship smartphone Surface Phone.
All in 2017, Microsoft will release three versions of the Surface Phone. Models will vary in functionality and price category. Presumably, one of them will be oriented towards casual users and the other at business customers and third – enthusiasts. The new smartphones will be able to demonstrate the presence of Windows 10 on a mobile device.
Delay models under the brand Surface observers associated with the transfer of the update Windows 10, codenamed Redstone 2, which was originally planned for the fall, but recently has been postponed until spring 2017.
It should be noted that in the market there are already several smartphones with 6 GB of RAM, but because of the appearance next year of smartphones with 8 GB of RAM is not surprising.