At the Tech Summit 2017, Qualcomm officially announced the Snapdragon 845 mobile processor. It is expected that the novelty will be installed in all flagship Android-smartphones scheduled for release next year. In particular, it can be seen in the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Xiaomi Mi7.
The technical characteristics of the new mobile platform will be announced tomorrow, on the second day of the conference. However, in Qualcomm have already confirmed that the output of Snapdragon 845 is scheduled for 2018, reports TechCrunch.
Snapdragon 845 is the direct successor of the 835th model, which was released earlier this year. Most likely, the novelty will be manufactured in accordance with the norms of 10-nm process technology, like the predecessor, but will offer increased performance, improved energy efficiency, and image processing. Chip is promised eight computing cores (four ARM Cortex-A75 and four more – ARM Cortex-A53), as well as LTE-modem X20 with LTE Category 18 technology, which allows downloading data in cellular networks with a maximum speed of 1.2 gigabits per second.
Chapter Xiaomi Lei Jun at the same event confirmed that Snapdragon 845 will act as the “heart” of the future Android flagship Mi7 of his company. The new Qualcomm platform will most likely be built model Galaxy S9 / S9 +, intended for sale in the US market (the international version will receive the Exynos 9810 ), as well as devices from Sony, LG and Google.
Snapdragon 845 Is 35% Better Than The Past
Mobile processor Snapdragon 845 was a third better than its predecessor. He surpassed not only Snapdragon 835 but also Kirin 970 from Huawei.
The new flagship processor for smartphones Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 proved to be 34% better than its predecessor in benchmarks. In the world so far there are no phones with a new processor – Android Police checked the engineering prototype. Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 was compared with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and HiSilicon Kirin 970 – this processor of its own production is installed on Huawei Mate 10 Pro.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 was presented in early December 2017. It is expected that the first to receive it Samsung Galaxy S9, which, according to rumors, will be shown in February. Approximately at the same time expected LG G7, in April – Xiaomi Mi 7.