Qualcommâs new Snapdragon 888 promises faster speeds, better cameras, and more powerful AI
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Qualcomm teased the Snapdragon 888, its latest 5G-equipped flagship smartphone processor, on the first day of its Snapdragon Tech Summit. But at the day two keynote, the company provided all of the details on the new chipset, which will be the brains powering almost every major 2021 Android flagship.
First off, the basic specs: the new processor will feature Qualcommâs new Kryo 680 CPU, which will be one of the first devices to feature Armâs latest customized Cortex-X1 core and promises up to 25 percent higher performance than last yearâs chip with a maximum clock speed of 2.84GHz. And the companyâs new Adreno 660 GPU promises a 35 percent jump on graphics rendering, in what it says is the biggest performance leap for its GPUs yet. The…