Qualcomm held a presentation of the new flagship Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset manufactured by TSMC. From previous Snapdragon 8
Gen 1, produced by Samsung, the novelty does not havearchitectural differences, but noticeably differs in performance and operating frequencies due to various optimizations. According to Qualcomm, CPU and GPU performance increased by 10% due to higher frequencies while reducing power consumption by 30% here and there. So, the super-powerful Cortex-X2 core now reaches 3.2 GHz, the Cortex-A710 triple - 2.75 GHz, and the energy-efficient Cortex-A510 - 2.0 GHz. The graphics core is the same - Adreno 730, as is the Snapdragon X65 5G modem with the Fast Connect 6900 system. The overall energy efficiency of the novelty is improved by 15% compared to 8 Gen 1.
Qualcomm claims that with 60 minutes of playingGenshin Impact Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 produces an average frame rate of 60.2 fps (though at 810p resolution). In addition, the AI engine has become 20% more energy efficient. The first smartphones with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 will appear on board in the very near future.
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According to Qualcomm