Honor 50 series will release its latest flagship series in less than two weeks from today. According to reports, this series will have four colour options and will support 100W fast charging. Honor also reveals that this device will use a 108MP main camera with a 1 billion colour super curved screen. Today, the Honor 50 Pro has now made its way into the GeekBench database. The listing shows that this device will use a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G chip, with a single-core score of 787 points and a multi-core score of 2836. This means that this device is at the same level as the Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite (with Snapdragon 780G).
The GeekBench listing also shows that this device will have 8GB of RAM and Android 11 OS. According to previous reports, the Honor 50 series includes three models. However, the Honor 50 and Pro models will use Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G chips. In addition, there will be a lower-end Honor 50SE with a MediaTek Dimensity 900 chips.
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The Snapdragon 778G (SM7325) is Qualcomm’s new mid-range processor. This chip uses a 6nm manufacturing technology. This chip uses 8 Kryo 670 cores (custom Cortex-78 cores) with a peak frequency of 2.4 GHz and an Adreno 642L graphics subsystem. The chipset should offer an integrated 5G ‑ modem Snapdragon X53, Spectra 570L ISP, Bluetooth 5.2, and Wi-Fi 6E support. Among the distinguishing features of the Snapdragon 778G, they note support for Quick Charge 5 fast charging technology with a power of up to 100W.
According to 3C certification information, Honor 50 and 50 Pro will support 66W and 100W wired fast charging respectively. Furthermore, Honor has since officially confirmed that at least one of the Honor 50 series will be the first Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G chip.
Honor 50 rumors and speculations
From the speculations so far, the Honor 50 series appears similar to the Huawei P50 series. At least one of these smartphones will come with a 6.79-inch AMOLED display that supports 2K resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. The battery should certainly be over 4,000 mAh and of course, there will be fast charging support. This new series from Honor will have an 11V 6A up to 66W or a 20V 5A up to 100W fast charge protocol. This is from a new certification on the Chinese 3C network. The speculations so far show that the Honor 50 series will be a mid-range to flagship series. However, the Honor 50 Pro has to use the Snapdragon 888 SoC for the series to have a flagship model. What do you think about this new series from Honor?