According to past practices, Qualcomm will bring an upgraded version of Snapdragon 888 in the second half of this year. It may be named Snapdragon 888 Pro, and it is expected to undergo minor upgrades in terms of performance.
Now a digital blogger broke the news
that the Snapdragon 888 Pro flagship processor is currently being tested by domestic mobile phone manufacturers.Expected to appear in models released in the third quarter of 2021, And the blogger also said that this processor will not only be sold overseas.
However, the blogger also issued a question saying,
“Is the Snapdragon 888 Pro the x1 super core frequency boost or the improvement process?” This also left us some suspense.
The Snapdragon 888 processor released by Qualcomm last year uses Samsung’s 5nm process, adopts a brand-new architecture and layout, has eight built-in CPU cores, and uses the world’s first super-large core Cortex-X1 core. The overall performance of the CPU is improved by 25 %.
At the same time on the GPU side,Snapdragon 888 improves graphics rendering performance by 35%.In addition,
This processor also integrates the Snapdragon X605G baseband, with a maximum bandwidth of 7.5Gbps.
At present, the flagship processor of Snapdragon 888 has been widely used in Android phones, among whichThe price of realme GT basic configuration version has come to the price of 450 U.S Dollars.
It is expected that the Snapdragon 888 Pro released in the second half of the year will be the first to appear in the flagship model. As for which mobile phone will first release the Snapdragon 888 Pro,Judging from the current news,
The possibility of Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold3 folding screen mobile phone is relatively high. It is reported that this model will be officially released in July., Is expected to be equipped with under-screen camera technology.
In addition, the digital blogger also broke the news that the Snapdragon 700 series chip to replace the Snapdragon 870 may not be launched this year,
so it is speculated that the strongest Snapdragon 780G in this series will maintain its position for some time.
The blogger said that the Snapdragon 888 flagship chip may be decentralized in 2020, which means that the Snapdragon 888 will appear in the mid-range market next year.
Although we don’t know what aspects of Snapdragon 888 Pro will be upgraded,
we can be sure that Snapdragon 888 Pro will be better than Snapdragon 888 in all aspects. This will be the most powerful 5G mobile phone processor in the Android camp.
As for whether the Snapdragon 888 Pro will continue to use Samsung’s 5nm process, it is not yet known. It is not ruled out that the Snapdragon 888 Pro will use the TSMC’s 5nm process.