Snapdragon 8 Gen2 Ultra High-Frequency Version
After the release of the iPhone 14 Series, although everyone’s mouth criticized Apple is squeezing toothpaste again, A16 not only architecture not changed or even 4nm process is only 5nm process vest version and so on, but the heart is estimated to still envy the performance of Apple’s A-series processors.
After all, the Android side of the processor are swinging bad for a long time, from the Snapdragon 888 began to control the power consumption and heat problems so that consumers are also straight shaking their heads until Snapdragon 8+ Gen1 is a little better, but the performance and Apple A series is still a gap.
However, today, the well-known Weibo blogger Digital Chat Station broke the news that next year’s Snapdragon 8 Gen2 has an ultra high-frequency version, GPU scale will be based on this year and then enhance. Android flagship core and then work hard, GPU limit performance can already play Apple positive generation A-series. However, regarding CPU performance, as well as the low and medium frequency energy efficiency gap with the Apple A-series processor there is still a very obvious distance.
Previously, there is news that Snapdragon 8 Gen2 product model SM8550, using TSMC 4nm process, CPU is still using the eight-core design, but the architecture has been upgraded and adjusted, the eight-core architecture for an X3 super large core + two A720 large core + two A710 large core + three A510 small core.
A super large core + 4 large core adjustment will be for Snapdragon 8 Gen2 will bring powerful performance. In terms of GPU, Snapdragon 8 Gen2 will use Adreno 740, which further improves the GPU performance compared to Snapdragon 8 Gen1.
In addition, in terms of the 5G modem, Qualcomm’s currently newly announced X70 will also be integrated into Snapdragon 8 Gen2. 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 quad-carrier aggregation.
According to Qualcomm, Snapdragon 8 Gen2 will be released in mid-November, and the first Snapdragon 8 Gen2-equipped phones will be available in late November at the earliest. Currently, Xiaomi 13, Redmi K60, and Motorola X40 are all expected to grab the first Snapdragon 8 Gen2 launch.