Most high-end mobiles in Spain have a common component, and that is that almost all of them use a Snapdragon processor. With exceptions such as Samsung or Huawei that decide to bet on their own chips, the Californian company is usually the choice year after year for the main flagships.
This does not mean that the company can rest on its laurels, and more after learning of Samsung’s plans to sell Exynos processors to Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo. If you want to maintain the leadership, getting the most out of Android is non-negotiable, and that responsibility now falls on the Snapdragon 875.
First rumors of the Snapdragon 875: the king of Android for 2021
Digital Chat Station, a well-known leaker in China has published information that it has been able to obtain from a prototype of the Snapdragon 875, the processor that will be presented by Qualcomm at the event scheduled for December 1, leaving data on the architecture and process manufacturing that will have this new processor.
The manufacturing process will be in 5 nanometers, being at the height of the Apple A14 of the iPhone 12, Kirin 9000 of the Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Samsung Exynos 1080, something that should not surprise us. In terms of CPU, it would use a Cortex X1 core at 2.84 GHz, three Cortex A78 cores at 2.42 GHz and four Cortex A55 at 1.8 GHz. In the high-performance cores we see the latest ARM designs, although when treating From a prototype we may end up seeing Qualcomm Kryo cores based on these architectures.
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In terms of graphics processor, the Snapdragon 875 will have Adreno 660 graphics. This is no surprise considering that the 865 have the Adreno 650, the 855 Adreno 640 and the 845 the Adreno 630, and we could have perfectly invented it and got it right. . It also seems that the cache and bandwidth of the memories has improved, because the same, they were not going to be worse than the previous generation.
In recent days, performance tests have also appeared that position the new Snapdragon as the most advanced mobile processor, above even Apple’s A14. Both the data from Digital Chat Station and the tests should be taken with caution, but considering that the presentation date is close, they help us to keep expectations high.
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