Qualcomm, the industry leader in semiconductors and System on Chip segment is working on the next generation flagship chipset for high-end smartphones. The company recently launched Snapdragon 835 along for OEMs to integrate into their upcoming flagship products. The company is not waiting to start work on the successor of 835, Snapdragon 845. According to a recent report, Qualcomm has already started working on Snapdragon 845 along with Samsung and it will launch in Galaxy S9.
According to a report from Android Headlines, the companies have already started a trial production to make the upcoming processor using the 7nm manufacturing process. In contrast, the companies used the 10nm process for manufacturing the Snapdragon 835. The new manufacturing process will result in faster performance and a bump in battery life by 20-25 percent. The upcoming chipset will enhance the performance in augmented reality and virtual reality so that developers can create more immersive and better experiences by making use of the additional power as reported by Science Times.
Snapdragon 835 was supposed to come out earlier this year but Samsung bought the entire stock of processors to ensure that Galaxy S8 was the first device in the market with the latest processor. After the launch of Galaxy S8, other companies like Xiaomi have launched their flagship devices with Snapdragon 835 processor with more on the way.
Published Date: May 08, 2017 02:14 pm | Updated Date: May 08, 2017 02:14 pm