Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 Specifications Surfaces, Snapdragon 885 Rumors

by Ray Kyle De Castro | June 4, 2020 3:20 am

Qualcomm has been traditionally unveiling their flagship mobile processors at the end of the year. The chip has always been significant as majority of smartphone vendors and OEMs equip their flagship devices with Qualcomm’s best. With the first half of 2020 coming to a close, details about the Snapdragon 865 successor, the Snapdragon “875” , surfaces. 

Ishan Agarwal and 91mobiles that a report from an anonymous tipster claims details about the alleged flagship chip. 

With the announcement of the Qualcomm X60 5G modem earlier this year having a 5nm manufacturing process. The Snapdragon 875 is reported to be 5nm as well and will sport the upgraded 5G modem. 

Qualcomm x60 5G modem announced earlier to be built on 5nm and might come to the Snapdragon 875

As for the report, here are some of the features of the Snapdragon 875. 

• 6th generation Kryo μarch (Kryo 685) based on ARM v8.2
• 3G to 5G modem mmWave and Sub-6GHz bands 
• Qualcomm Adreno 660 GPU
• Qualcomm Adreno 665 VPU
• Qualcomm Adreno 1095 DPU
• Spectra 580 image processing unit
• External 802.11ax, 2×2 MIMO and Bluetooth Milan
• Qualcomm Secure Processing Unit (SPU250)
• Compute Hexagon DSP
• Quad Channel LPDDR5 RAM
• Low power audio-subsystem 

The Snapdragon 875 will be powering most of 2021’s flagship devices. 
Also, earlier this year, a tipster on Weibo hinted that the successor of the Vivo NEX 3s will be powered by the said chip. 

The Snapdragon 875, following the announcement of ARM just recently. Is rumored to have a Cortex X1 CPU design. The CPU design is focused on performance without other constraints such as cost and heat. 

Aside from the Snapdragon 875, there is already a snippet of information regarding the successor of the 875. 

That’s right, assumingly dubbed as the Snapdragon “885”. This came from a IceUniverse’s Weibo account. 

He claimed that the Snapdragon 875 will be the last Qualcomm flagship mobile platform to feature the Adreno 600 series of GPU The usage of an Adreno 600 series GPU synchronizes to the report from 91mobiles, which the Snapdragon 875 has a Adreno 660 GPU. 

Clearly stated in his Weibo, is the Snapdragon 885 will be using Qualcomm’s Adreno 700 series. He implied that this will have significant upgrade in terms of performance over the Adreno 600 series. Of course, this is still far down in the line as this will be expected atleast two years from now. 

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  1. 1: https://twitter.com/ishanagarwal24/status/1257718523180138496?s=19
  2. 2: http://weibointl.api.weibo.com/share/151061384.html?weibo_id=4501543745312562

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