Gaming phones and VR target
Qualcomm has decided to announce an updated version of its flagship Snapdragon 855 7nm chip. It is simply called Snapdragon 855 Plus. The CPU is about four percent faster while the GPU gets a saucy 15 percent boost. It is clear that gaming phone manufacturers and VR enthusiast platform builders will be all over it.
Better camera and possibly a 5G modem
A teaser posted online suggests that Lenovo is gearing up to launch the Z6 Pro flagship based on Snapdragon 855 SoC later this month.
On Finnish carrier Elisa
Finland is the land of Nokia and Nokia is a big player in the 5G infrastructure. This is why Finnish telecommunication carrier Elisa plans to launch a OnePlus 5G enabled device in the second quarter of 2019.
855, 5G, ultrasonic sensor
The Galaxy S10 series and the Galaxy Fold are the next chapter in Samsung’s history and the company decided to use multiple Qualcomm products to power the S10, 10+ and the Galaxy S10 5G.
From the house of Qualcomm
Next week will be a great leap forward in the 5G journey for the whole industry and we just wanted to set one thing straight. It turns out that Snapdragon 855 will be the only application processor SoC from Qualcomm for 5G phones and that 845 remains 4G only.
Qualcomm RF front end too
CES 2019 press conferences are firing in series and this is traditionally one of the business weeks in the year. Qualcomm took the time to announce quite a few Automotive breakthroughs and the fact that they power 30+ 5G designs expected in 2019.
Senior director Gary Brotman dilates on future of AI
Snapdragon 855 has a joker card that brings it significantly ahead of the competition of all 7nm players in the Android market. Gary Brotman, a senior director of product management focused on AI, dropped a bomb on the competition confirming that the 4th generation AI platform from Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is twice times faster than its 7nm Android based competitor.
WiFi 6, 2Gbps 4G, X50 for 5G
Qualcomm’s Druga Mallardi, an SVP and general manager of 4G and 5G, has announced the wireless building blocks of the Snapdragon 855. It packs 2Gbps Gigabit LTE, 5G, WiFi 6 and 60GHz WiFi.
Coming in 1H 2019
Samsung’s Justin Denison, SVP of product strategy and marketing in the US, confirmed that the 5G Samsung phone comes with a Snapdragon 855 SoC and obviously using a Snapdragon X50 modem.
2X AI performance over 7nm Kirin
Alex Katouzian, a senior vice president ( SVP) of Qualcomm and the general manager of mobile, has announced the Snapdragon 855. He went into a few details leaving full disclosure for tomorrow, but he did say that its AI performance is twice as fast than the 7nm Android device.