With the start of the very first virtual annual Snapdragon Tech Summit 2020, Qualcomm on Tuesday finally revealed the Snapdragon 888 5G mobile platform as their next-generation flagship system-on-chip (SoC) for all the premium smartphones.
The new Snapdragon 888 SoC, which is going to be a successful addition to the last year’s Snapdragon 865 SoC comes with a third-generation Qualcomm Snapdragon X60 5G modem which enables compatibility for both mmWave and sub-6 networks across all worldwide bands. The Snapdragon 888 SoC is designed such that it can provide better photography experience, with an all-new Qualcomm Spectra ISP. The new Snapdragon 888 SoC is also designed to provide an improved performance and power efficiency in the AI processing — all at a rate of 26 tera operations per second (TOPS).
Other than that, the new Hexagon DSP is paired with a new Sensing Hub, which enables the Snapdragon 888 with always-on AI processing for advanced background tasks for lower-power.
The Snapdragon 888 SoC also comes with a third-generation Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming mobile engine, which will prove o be a boon for gamers. This Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming mobile engine includes upgradable GPU drivers, desktop forward rendering, and frame rates which can reach up to 144 frames per second.
The new Snapdragon SoC also includes the next-generation Spectra ISP. This next-generation Spectra ISP is competent of capturing photos and videos at up to 2.7 gigapixels per second. Which means it can take around 120 photos at 12-megapixel resolution each second ,which is 35% faster than the previous generation ISP which was available on the Snapdragon 865 SoC.
Other specifications of the Snapdragon 888 SoC has not been announced yet but we hope that we might be able to get more details regarding the same later in the 2nd day (Wednesday) of the annual Snapdragon Tech Summit 2020.
Mi 11 will be one of the first devices to come with the latest SoC confirmed Lei Jun, Xiaomi’s co-founder and CEO.
So far, the following 14 Android OEMs have confirmed support for the Snapdragon 888 :
ASUS , Black Shark , Lenovo , LG , MEIZU , Motorola , Nubia , Realme , OnePlus , OPPO , Sharp , Vivo , Xiaomi , ZTE.
We will keep you updated regarding the same. Stay Connected.
Thank You for reading.
You can also read our latest article here:
Watch our latest video here: