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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.

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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.

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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.