Right now, everything is a buzz with Qualcomm’s latest SoC, the Snapdragon 835. So far, a number of new flagship phones have sported the chip like the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the upcoming Sony Xperia XY Premium. Nevertheless, as with any tech company, Qualcomm is now being reported to be in the process of developing the next SoC in line. According to a recent leak, the Snapdragon 845 will feature considerable performance gains compared to its predecessor.
According to CNX Soft, Qualcomm promises more than 20 percent performance boost for the Snapdragon 845. Meanwhile, systems designers will be happy to learn that even with the massive boost, efficiency and sustained performance are kept as with the previous iteration.
The new SoC will feature the new Cortex-A75 and Cortex-A55 cores as well as new Mali-G72 GPU.
The new Cortex-A75 core features more than 40 percent peak performance increase compared to the Cortex-A72. Meanwhile, sustained performance is similar to the current Cortex-A73 core. Furthermore, the new high-performance core is also capable of running as fast as 3GHz.
On the other hand, the Cortex-A55 offers twice the performance compared to the A53. Also, the new architecture will include at least 15 percent better power efficiency.
The new Mali-G72 GPU, however, has been improved with 25 percent power efficiency as well as having 32 shader cores. The new GPU is also optimized for machine learning on mobile devices.
Unfortunately, anyone expecting to see a mobile device sporting the Snapdragon 845 will be sorely disappointed. There is a high probability that the said chip will make its way in the market around the first quarter of 2018. However, further details maybe released anytime after May 29.
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