855 Qualcomm Snapdragon Plus CPU for games and virtual reality

The company Qualcomm introduced Snapdragon mobile processor 855 Plus – an improved version of the Snapdragon chip 855, which is used in many flagship smartphones of this year.

Recall the configuration Snapdragon 855: eight cores Kryo 485 with a clock frequency of 1.80 GHz to 2.84 GHz and a graphics accelerator Adreno 640 with a frequency of 585 MHz. Supported memory LPDDR4Х. Production rate – 7 nanometers.

Solution Snapdragon 855 Plus, as noted, the game is optimized for smartphones and devices virtual reality. From the progenitor of the chip characterized by high frequencies.

Thus, the frequency of cores reaches of 2.96 GHz. In single-threaded tasks, this provides a performance increase of approximately 4.2 %.

As for the graphics subsystem, its frequency up to 672 MHz. Refers to the increase in performance by about 15 %.

Other characteristics remained unchanged. This, in particular, support for memory LPDDR4Х-2133 and an integrated cellular modem LTE Snapdragon X24 (Category 20).

The first devices on the Snapdragon platform 855 Plus will be released in the coming weeks.


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