Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus Specifications
Qualcomm today announced the launch of the Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 855 Plus mobile platform, the upgraded product of the flagship platform Snapdragon 855, adopted by leading OEMs worldwide, to deliver enhanced performance and support leading multi-gigabit 5G, gaming, AI And XR experience. The platform’s performance enhancements bring the gaming experience to a whole new level, especially in the 5G scene, which will bring the ultimate Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM Elite Gaming experience. ASUS ROG Phone 2 will be equipped with Snapdragon 855+.
The Snapdragon 855 Plus integrates the Snapdragon X24 LTE 4G modem supporting multi-gigabit connectivity and delivers the best cellular connectivity for top 5G terminals by leveraging the Snapdragon X50 5G modem and Qualcomm RF front-end solution for 5G connectivity Excellent network coverage and battery life throughout the day. The enhanced performance supported by the platform compared to the Snapdragon 855 includes:
- Qualcomm® KryoTM 485 CPU’s super core clocked at up to 2.96GHz
- 15% performance improvement with Qualcomm® AdrenoTM 640 GPU
The Snapdragon 855 Plus integrates Qualcomm’s latest technologies and features in gaming, AI and XR. For the most common scenarios for users, the Snapdragon 855 Plus delivers superior performance for a top user experience:
Game : The Snapdragon 855 Plus can support higher performance and a leading gaming experience. With a full suite of hardware and software features optimized for gaming, Snapdragon Elite Gaming is designed to give users a competitive edge, such as support for Vulkan 1.1 graphics drivers, which is up to 20% more efficient than Open GL ES. In addition, Snapdragon Elite Gaming supports software enhancements such as system-level game-cart optimization, game fast load optimization, and game anti-cheat extensions.
AI: The fourth-generation multi-core Qualcomm® artificial intelligence engine AI Engine delivers a fast-responding gaming experience. It supports more than 7 trillion operations per second (7TOPs) and can be combined to implement proprietary programmable AI acceleration.
XR: By connecting the XR headphone to a mobile terminal equipped with the Snapdragon 855 Plus and Opteron X50 5G modems, users can easily enjoy the immersive XR experience (AR/VR experience) and get a fast, ultra-smooth 5G experience.
Commercial terminals equipped with the Snapdragon 855Plus are expected to be available in the second half of 2019.