Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 launching soon

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  • Nov 27,2022
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The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 also comes with three Cortex-A510 cores which are clocked at 2.0GHz. According to Qualcomm, even though the chipset has fewer efficiency cores compared to the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, the latest chip offers 40 percent improved power efficiency.

Devices that have the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 installed can work in LTE and 5th generation networks. Maximum speed of download and send are 27000 MBit/s and 8000 MBit/s with the Qualcomm

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You can understand Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip is good or bad from comparisons with other processors and testing results.

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 GPU: Camera improvements

With Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, Qualcomm is introducing a dedicated AI processing chip. This means that phones running the latest chipset will be able to use features like autofocus, layering, facial recognition and others in the viewfinder itself.

What phones will the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 power?

During the launch event, Qualcomm said that almost all smartphone manufacturers have committed to using the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. The first phones expected to feature the latest chipset might include the Vivo X90 series, Xiaomi 13, OnePlus 11, Oppo Find X6 and the Galaxy S23 series.

The flagship-grade chipset brings Wi-Fi 7 support, AI and gaming performance boost and more. With the first phones running on the latest processor expected to be out by end of the year, here's everything you need to know about the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset.

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 CPU: Improve speeds

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is based on the ARMv9 architecture and uses TSMC's 4nm process. The chip uses a 1+4+3 instead of the 1+3+4 configuration. The first block Cortex-X3 is the fastest with one core running at 3.2 GHz. The second cluster Cortex-A720 has two cores running at 2.6 GHz.

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 GPU: Ray-tracing

While the Snapdragon 8 gen 2 GPU is expected to offer 25 per cent improved performance compared to last year's offering, the main eye-catcher is the addition of hardware-backed ray tracing. The third Cortex-A710 has two cores running at 2.0 GHz. The fourth Cortex-A510 has four cores working at 1.8 GHz. The chip has support for 64-bit data. Adreno 740 GPU is responsible for operating with graphics.


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