At 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.