Qualcomm is one of the best manufacturers of Mobile Processor. It provides great performance with its chipsets. Qualcomm coin its processor trade as Snapdragon. Qualcomm provides chips for every segment of mobiles. Flagship chips from Qualcomm are Snapdragon 800 series. Latest chip from Qualcomm as of now is Snapdragon 845. However, Snapdragon 845 is last year flagship which performs up to the mark. This year Qualcomm is going to release its new flagship chip as Snapdragon 855.
Qualcomm is going to have the annual meeting in Hawaii, United States. In this meeting, it may announce the new version of its flagship chipset. This new chipset is supposed to get a name as Snapdragon 855. According to Twitter leakster Roland Quandt, this name would be the most probable name to be given. This chipset is based on the 7nm Process by TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Limited). Consequently, this chip is internally coining to be Snapdragon 8150 but we will see it as Snapdragon 855.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 it is! Internally called SM8150, but the official marketing name of the new high-end platform w/ 5G modem, Snapdragon Elite Gaming optimizations, built-in NPU + more, made in a 7nm node is Snapdragon Mobile 855 Platform. More info: https://t.co/CH3QO5yY4o
— Roland Quandt (@rquandt) December 4, 2018
Features of Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
The Snapdragon 855 will have a Snapdragon X50 modem, built specifically to answer demands for 5G connectivity. However, the CPU will feature three clusters. The mightiest clocked at 2.84 GHz, while the GPU will be Adreno 640.
This new chipset comes with an integrated NPU with improved AI Performance. Qualcomm with this chip is going to introduce Elite Gaming optimizations. This new optimization would give competition to Huawei’s GPU Turbo and Oppo’s Hyper Boost.