Snapdragon 888 is the most powerful processor Qualcomm currently, present in most of the high-end phones that we see throughout this year. The firm is already working on the successor of this chip, which will surely become official before the end of this year.
We do not yet have the official name that this new Qualcomm processor will have, although we do know that for now known as SM8450
It is the successor of Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
“SM8450 is Qualcomm’s next-generation premium system on a chip (SoC). It features a Snapdragon X65 5G RF modem system. It is manufactured using a 4nm process.” pic.twitter.com/u1GXMhOWBf
– Evan Blass (@evleaks) June 3, 2021
The well-known Evan Blass filter gives us the first data on Qualcomm’s next high-end processor. One of the good news about this processor is that it will be made in 4nm
In addition, it will use the new type of cores Kyron 780, which are based on the recently introduced ARM Cortex V9 architecture. For graphics, this new Snapdragon will use an Adreno 780 GPU. This graphics engine should introduce many changes.
Qualcomm would also integrate a new modem in this processor, which would be the so-called Snapdragon X65 5G. This modem would support 5G SA and NSA networks, as well as compatibility with mmWave downlink up to 1 GHz and Sub-6 D.
Everything indicates that this new Qualcomm processor to be announced before the end of this year. Typically, the firm holds an event in early December where it usually announces its high-end processor for the following year. This processor is set to be its flagship in 2022 and we will see it at the top of the range of brands on Android.