Insider: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 will get 8 cores and will be 17-20% more productive than Snapdragon 855+

Thanks to a Chinese insider, some specifications of the new top-end Snapdragon 865 chip have appeared online.

What is known

According to the source, the processor will be equipped with eightcores: one ARM Cortex A77 with a frequency of up to 2.84 GHz, three more Cortex A77, but with a frequency of up to 2.42 GHz, and four Cortex A55 with 1.8 GHz. They will be complemented by the updated video accelerator Adreno 650, which is 20% more productive than the Adreno 640 in Snapdragon 855+. In general, the power of the new SoC will increase by 17-20%.

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Recall that Snapdragon 865 will also be builton Samsung's 7nm or 5nm process technology instead of TSMC's. The chipset will be available in two versions: with and without a built-in Snapdragon X55 modem. He is also credited with supporting new technologies, as well as LPDDR5 RAM.

When to expect

The announcement of Snapdragon 865 will take place at the annual Qualcomm Tech Summit event, which will be held from December 3 to 5 on the island of Maui (Hawaii, USA).

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