Thursday, 09 July 2020 11:04

Qualcomm releases new platform that betters the Snapdragon 865

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Alex Katouzian:  “Building upon the success of Snapdragon 865, the new Snapdragon 865 Plus will deliver enhanced performance for the next wave of flagship smartphones.” Alex Katouzian: “Building upon the success of Snapdragon 865, the new Snapdragon 865 Plus will deliver enhanced performance for the next wave of flagship smartphones.” Courtesy Qualcomm

Chipmaker Qualcomm Technologies has released the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus 5G Mobile Platform, to follow its most successful platform this year, the Snapdragon 865 that has powered more than 140 devices - announced or in development – the most premium-tier designs powered by a single mobile platform.

The company said in a statement that the new platform could deliver increased performance for superior gameplay and insanely fast Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming experiences, truly global 5G, and ultra-intuitive AI.

Commercial devices based on the new platform are expected to be announced in the third quarter of 2020.

“As we work to scale 5G, we continue to invest in our premium tier, 8-series mobile platforms, to push the envelope in terms of performance and power efficiency and deliver the next generation of camera, AI and gaming experiences,” said Alex Katouzian, senior vice-president and general manager, mobile, Qualcomm Technologies.

“Building upon the success of Snapdragon 865, the new Snapdragon 865 Plus will deliver enhanced performance for the next wave of flagship smartphones.”

The Snapdragon 865 Plus, with the Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF System, is claimed to enable global 5G, world-class gaming, and the latest fifth generation Qualcomm AI Engine for camera, audio, and gaming experiences.

The platform has the full range of Snapdragon Elite Gaming premium features with first-to-mobile features like updateable GPU drivers and desktop forward rendering, ultra-smooth 5G gameplay at speeds of up to 144 fps, and True 10-bit HDR gaming to provide cinematic detail in more than a billion shades.

The Snapdragon 865 Plus also offers the following enhancements over Snapdragon 865:

  • Qualcomm Kryo 585 CPU Prime core clock speed at up to 3.1 GHz (10% increase);
  • Qualcomm Adreno 650 GPU offers 10% faster graphics rendering; and
  • Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 compatibility offers Wi-Fi speeds of up to 3.6 Gbps, the fastest of any mobile Wi-Fi offering.

“ASUS is excited to once again offer users the best possible mobile gaming experience with the next generation ROG Phone 3, which will be powered by the new Snapdragon 865 Plus Mobile Platform,” said Bryan Chang, general manager of smartphone business unit, ASUS.

“Full specifications for the ROG Phone 3 will be announced in the coming weeks, but the addition of the Snapdragon 865 Plus ensures that the overall performance will take yet another leap forward.”

Jerry Tsao, vice-president of Lenovo’s Mobile Gaming Group Emerging Markets, said: "Innovating smarter, faster technology for higher performance and more immersive gameplay has always been a hallmark of Lenovo Legion.

“Three years after the launch of the Lenovo Legion PC portfolio, we’re bringing our beloved gaming sub-brand’s core values of speed and powerful performance to 5G mobile gaming – where Lenovo Legion will be among the first to offer the new Snapdragon 865 Plus in our expanding family of gaming devices this year

"Lenovo has a long history of co-engineering amazing consumer experiences with Qualcomm Technologies and we can’t wait to share more soon.”


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