It is true that there are some really great Windows-powered Microsoft smartphones in the market, but the Microsoft phones never really took off. They just could not recreate that magic that Nokia created with its Lumia series, but that’s something we’ll save for another discussion.
As of now, the Microsoft Surface Phone is the hot topic. And why not! The company has seen positive response in the market for its Surface devices, so a Surface smartphone wouldn’t come as a surprise. But would it be a surprise if we said that the Surface Phone might get powered by the best smartphone chipset till date?
Snapdragon 830 Spotted on Microsoft Website!
Yes, you heard it right. The Snapdragon 820 is the best mobile chipset in the world right now, and the next best will obviously be the Snapdragon 830 (if it will be named so). Well, we have some information coming straight from the Microsoft website that refers to this SoC. Snapdragon 830 chipset has been listed on the company website as a SoC that supports Windows 10 Mobile. Find the screenshot below. MSM8998 is the codename for Snapdragon 830/823.
Microsoft Surface Phone to Use Snapdragon 830?
The Snapdragon 830 (or 823) has appeared on the Microsoft website, which suggests that the company will use it in its next smartphone. Now the Surface Phone has been in the news, and it has been already said that it will be the only focus of the company and the Lumia line has been kept aside. Also, the Surface Phone, just like other Surface devices, is expected to come with a very powerful processor, and considering the fact that major flagships use the top-end Snapdragon SoCs, it is highly possible that the Surface Phone might end up with a Snapdragon 830 inside it.
Of course, just a listing on the Microsoft website does not predict everything, and we will have to wait for more confirmations. But if the company does use the SD830 in the Surface Phone, it will surely come with a high price tag and a lot of fan following.