Qualcomm introduced the world’s first 7-nanometer processor class devices, Always Connected PC, which was named Snapdragon 8cx. The novelty has replaced the Snapdragon 850 and became the most efficient ARM solutions company for laptops.
It is reported 4PDA.
8cx Snapdragon CPU with 10MB cache memory includes 8 cores Kryo 495, divided into two clusters: four high performance and four energy-efficient cores. Also, the platform entered the graphics chip Adreno 680, a digital signal processor Hexagon 685 for neural computation and the image processor Spectra 390 with support for recording videos in 4K.
The performance of new twice the previous Snapdragon 850. Increased by 60% and energy efficiency of the platform, compared to the previous model. Company representatives noted that the CPU resources sparingly uses battery power and gives you the opportunity to use the device for a whole day without having recharging.
Features Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
In some scenarios, the use of the claimed up to 25 hours of battery life. An important feature of the chipset – support standard fast charging Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ USB Type-C.
In accordance with the specification, the computing power Snapdragon 8cx can be compared with the 15-watt Intel U series, which are also used in small laptops, devices, 2-in-1 and tablets. But unlike Intel, the power consumption of the Qualcomm chipset is only 7 watts, so the gadget on its basis is capable to do without active cooling, thus ensuring stable operation for a long time.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx compact size
GPU performance updated graphics core with support for API DirectX 12 it is sufficient for playback of 4K HDR content at 120 frames per second. Devices based on the new platform can output to two 4K external displays at the same time. Claimed codec support H. 265 (HEVC), VP9 and H. 264.
When creating a new processor, developers have paid attention to other points. He is able to work with RAM LPDDR4X up to 16 GB, supports high-speed SSDs NVMe, and other types of storage devices.