Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC announced with octa-core CPU, Adreno 630 GPU, X20 modem and more


Qualcomm at its annual Snapdragon Summit in Hawaii yesterday announced the Snapdragon 845 SoC, but, details about this flagship chip were scarce. Well, Qualcomm has now shared all the details about the Snapdragon 845 SoC that you would want to know.

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The Snapdragon 845 SoC is successor to the Snapdragon 835 SoC that’s currently powering almost all the flagship Android smartphones available in the market. And, as one would expect, the Snapdragon 845 chip does come with some nice improvements and new features.

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The Snapdragon 845 SoC consists of eight Kryo 385 CPU that are clocked up to 2.8 GHz – four of which are performance cores and the remaining four being efficiency cores. And, like the Snapdragon 835 SoC, the Snapdragon 845 SoC is also based on the 10nm manufacturing process.

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The Snapdragon 845 SoC also comes along with Adreno 630 GPU which enables Room-Scale VR for mobile XR headsets with six degrees of freedom (6DoF) and Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM). As compared to the 835, the 845 comes with 30% faster graphics, is 30% more efficient, and, users should also expect 25% performance uplift in gaming.