It became known when to wait for the announcement of the Snapdragon 865
Every year, in early December, the American Qualcomm chip maker holds a Tech Sammit in Hawaii, where it talks about its latest achievements and developments. There is another tradition associated with this summit – the announcement of a new generation of the flagship platform 800 Snapdragon series.
This year, the chip maker can also follow its own practice regarding the time of the announcement of the new top single-chip system. Today, Qualcomm announced that it will hold the next Tech Sammit from December 3 to 5.
It is during this period that the announcement of the Snapdragon 865 is worth waiting for. True, there are rumors that the new chip will debut in November. But the company itself does not comment on these rumors.
If you believe the existing insider information, Snapdragon 865 will receive 8 processor cores and will be manufactured according to the standards of 7-nm technology. They promise support for RAM LPDDR5 and flash modules standard UFS 3.0. The chip will not receive an integrated 5G modem, it will need to be purchased separately and we are talking about the Snapdragon X55 module.
The first smartphones with Snapdragon 865 on board will debut in the first quarter of 2020. Among the companies that are among the first to launch flagships with a new platform on the market will be Samsung, Sony, Xiaomi and LG.
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