Qualcomm announced Snapdragon 888 Plus with a 3Ghz CPU and improved AI engine

Just Now, San Diego Chip Company announced the Snapdragon 888 Plus with a 3Ghz prime CPU core and better AI engine. According to the company, it can perform 20% better than the Snapdragon 888 chipset. Let’s have a closer look at the specifications, features, and availability of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Overview:

Snapdragon 888 Plus is similar to the standard Snapdragon 888 with the big core being of the ARM Cortex-X1 variety. The main change is the frequency has been boosted to 2.995Ghz. Also, it can deliver 32TOPS (Tera Operations Per Second) which is a jump from 26TOPS on the Snapdragon 888.

Other specs remain almost identical with Adreno 660 GPU, Snapdragon X60 modem for 5G connectivity with 7.5Gbps top download speed.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Specifications:

  • CPU: Qualcomm Kryo 680 (up to 3Ghz, 64-bit)
  • GPU: Adreno 660
  • AI Engine: Hexagon 780, 32 TOPS
  • Modem: Snapdargon X60 5G model ( up to7.5Gbps download speed, up to 3Gbps upload speed, global 5G multi-SIM)
  • Wi-Fi: FastConnect 6900, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/6E/6/5
  • Camera: Spectra 580 ISP, Triple camera setup up to 28MP, dual camera setup up to 64MP, Single camera up to 200MP
  • Video: 720p@960fps, 8k@30fps
  • Display: 4k@30fps,2k@144Hz
  • Manufacturing Technology: 5nm
  • Others: Bluetooth 5.2, USB 3.1

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Availability

Companies like Asus, Motorola, Xiaomi, and Vivo has confirmed that they will be releasing some phone with Snapdragon 888 Plus in upcoming days. We might see some devices with this chipset in Q3 2021.

Qualcomm ChipsetStatusAvailability (Expected)
Snapdragon 888 PlusAnnouncedQ3 2021
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