It’s time for Qualcomm to present the next generation Snapdragon that will not completely unexpectedly become more powerful and more energy efficient.
Instead of it being Snapdragon 875, Qualcomm chooses to invest in Snapdragon 888 instead and this may be a chip that we will see and hear a lot of in 2021.
Snapdragon 888 will not unexpectedly have a 5G modem integrated, which will almost be a must in 2021.
Snapdragon 888 will be based on Qualcomms Kryo 680-CPU which should be the first processor equipped with Cortex-X1cores with a clock speed of 2.84 GHz. With the help of the new technology and performance, there should be an increase of 25 percent compared to its predecessor. Here, energy efficiency is also important and it has also improved by 25 percent.
Also the graphics part Adreno 660 An improvement of 35 percent and an energy efficiency improvement of 20 percent have been made. We also find a new AI processor that is twice as good as its predecessor.
What perhaps most people use is the image processor for the camera that gets a lift, Spectra 580 will, among other things, be able to record 120 images in one second with 12 MP resolution, something that has not been possible before. It will also be possible to handle three 4K streams with HDR at the same time.
The Snapdragon 888 will go on sale in early 2021 and the first phone to get the new processor is the Xiaomi Mi 11.