Upcoming Qualcomm SoC will be called Snapdragon 855

Qualcomm is holding its annual Huawei, United States, where it usually announces the new version of its flagship chipset for mobile devices. According to Roland Quandt, the prominent leakster, the new chipset will be called Snapdragon 855 and will be manufactured on the 7nm process by TSMC.

The Snapdragon 8150 was the internal name of the new platform, but it will not be used for marketing purposes.

As far as the specifications go, the new Snapdragon 855 will rock a Snapdragon X50 modem, built specifically to answer demands for 5G connectivity. The CPU will feature three clusters, the mightiest clocked at 2.84 GHz, while the GPU will be Adreno 640.

Snapdragon 855 will have an integrated NPU for improved AI performance. Qualcomm is also going to introduce Elite Gaming optimizations as a competition to Huawei’s GPU Turbo and Oppo’s Hyper Boost. An official announcement with full details is expected by the end of the week.

Pankaj U

Pankaj is a tech blogger with interests in mobile, PC, apps and more.

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