Snapdragon 888 - 01At the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit 2020, the chipmaker unveiled what could be its most capable SoC to-date, the Snapdragon 888. And while they didn’t mention a complete list of specifics, especially when it comes to the CPU, they did reveal some key changes.

Snapdragon 888’s Spectra ISP is 35% faster than the previous generation; Helpful in terms of computational photography and machine learning. The new SoC delivers 26 TOPS which is significantly higher than the Snapdragon 865’s 15 TOPS.

The new SoC also features a third-generation X60 5G modem which brings features such as global multi-SIM, carrier aggregation, Dynamic Spectrum Sharing, and support for Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2.


Lastly, it uses a new Adreno GPU for 144 fps gaming and take note – GPU drivers that can be updated. One of the first devices that will utilize the Snapdragon 888 is the Mi11.


Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.