Snapdragon 8 Gen2 Release Date Announced Along With 4 Other Events

Snapdragon 8 Gen2 launch event

Snapdragon 8 Gen2 Release Date

Recent industry rumors, that Qualcomm this year’s new generation iteration of the flagship platform will be launched in advance. According to the naming rule, ut will be Snapdragon 8 Gen2, while carrying the corresponding terminal will also debut earlier.

Now, Qualcomm officially listed the schedule of the next important events, including this year’s Snapdragon Technology Summit, scheduled for November 14-17, 2022, which is the Snapdragon 8 Gen2 release date, nearly half a month earlier than last year.

If according to the practice of previous years, Qualcomm’s new generation flagship platform will be unveiled at the Snapdragon Technology Summit, during which a large number of manufacturers will officially announce their models to be equipped, followed by the release of new machines, it seems that it may indeed be a bit earlier than in previous years.

According to the previous news, Xiaomi 13 Series is likely to be the first model equipped with this chip, which will also be officially released in November, very worth looking forward to.

Qualcomm has now announced a new generation of 5G modem Snapdragon X70, which will certainly be integrated into Snapdragon 8 Gen2. According to the official introduction, Snapdragon X70 supports 10Gbps 5G peak download speed and also brings new advanced features, such as Qualcomm 5G AI suite, Qualcomm 5G ultra-low latency suite, and four-carrier aggregation.

Other aspects of the Snapdragon 8 Gen2 (SM8550) will continue to use the TSMC’s 4nm process, and the CPU will still be an eight-core design, but with a change in architecture, consisting of a large Cortex X3 core, two Cortex A720 mid-core, two Cortex A710 mid-core, and three Cortex A510 small cores. The GPU is nothing to say, the upgrade iteration is Adreno740, which is expected to improve performance again compared to Snapdragon 8 Gen1.

In addition, Qualcomm is also participating in the European IFA consumer electronics show on September 2-6 and will bring some new products. In addition, Qualcomm will also participate in CES 5-8, January 2023, MWC Barcelona February 27 – March 3, 2023, MWC Shanghai June 28-29, 2023, and so on, so stay tuned.


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