Snapdragon 888 announced for next-generation smartphones. Qualcomm has announced a new processor for smartphones, the Snapdragon 888.
It will be a product for widespread high-end devices. Snapdragon 888 has up to 3 times better performance per watt than the previous generation. In addition, the gaming function has been enhanced, such as being the first mobile processor to support VRS (variable shading rate).
In addition, by incorporating a 3rd generation X60 5G modem, it supports millimeter wave and sub 6 band 5G. It supports communication up to 7.5 Gbps. The latest Wi-Fi 6 is also available.
In terms of AI, it is compatible with the 6th generation AI Engine equipped with the Heagon 780 processor and achieves 26TOPS (tera / second) performance. In addition, the IPS for image processing is equipped with Spectra 580, which can process 2.7 gigapixels / second from three cameras at the same time, and can take 120 pictures of 12 million pixels per second. In addition, it also supports shooting in the dark.
Smartphones equipped with Snapdragon 888 will be released from ASUS, Black Shark, Lenovo, LG, MEIZU, Motorola, Nubia, realme, OnePlus, OPPO, Sharp, vivo, Xiaomi, ZTE, the first quarter of 2021 (January to 3) It will be shipped in the month). In terms of time, it seems that the Galaxy S21 series will be launched with a new processor!
At the recent Snapdragon Technology Summit 2020, Qualcomm officially announced the Snapdragon 888, a high-end processor with 5G support for its latest flagship model.
Since then, several manufacturers have announced that they will release models with Snapdragon 888, and some, like Nokia, are quietly under development.
According to the information posted on Weibo in China this time, a benchmark of the model “Vivo V2056A” has appeared in Geekbench, and it was found that it is a device equipped with Snapdragon 888. The results of this benchmark show the highest class score of 1135 for single core and 3681 for multi-core.
It has a Snapdragon 888 and 11GB RAM and runs on Android 11, but is expected to run on Origin OS, Vivo’s custom OS.
Currently, Xiaomi, OPPO, OnePlus, Realme, Meizu, etc. have revealed that Snapdragon 888 is installed, so high-end smartphones are likely to be a hot battle next year.