Are you fascinated with the evolution of high-end processors for smartphones? Then, you must undoubtedly be aware of Qualcomm Snapdragon, which is currently ruling the industry for all the right reasons. Mobile manufacturing companies are not in the mood to step back when it comes to meeting customer expectations and winning the hearts of tech-savvy users. Thus, they keep incorporating brilliant processors into their phones.
Therefore, Qualcomm continues with its innovation and improvement of highly impressive processor versions. And Snapdragon 888 Plus is one such processor, which is worth checking out in 2021.
Apart from some functional improvements, there are plenty of other features, which have been added to Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus. So, are you interested to know more about this flagship processor? Well, then stay hooked on the end of this article!
A quick sneak-peek into Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus specifications
|Modem||X60 5G modem-RF|
|Modem speed||7.5 Gbps|
|AI Engine||Hexagon 780, 32 TOPS|
|CPU||Qualcomm Kryo 680|
|CPU Clock Speed||Up to 3 GHz|
|Manufacturing Technology||5nm technology|
|Display||4K @ 60 Hz, QHD+ @ 144 Hz|
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus has a major update in its CPU than its previous versions. It has marked its advent in the market with a CPU prime core clock speed of up to 3Ghz. In addition, the CPU architecture of this processor has 64 bits of capacity.
On the other hand, it has AI-driven Kryo™ 680 CPU cores, which are meant to deliver a robust performance. Snapdragon 888+ cores have prime core clocked at +160MHz and 23% faster Hexagon 790 DSP as compared to the previous version of Snapdragon 888.
Talks about Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus will remain incomplete if we do not mention its superior AI engine. The flagship processor will have Qualcomm Adreno 660 AIE GPU, which renders brilliant performance. It also includes Qualcomm Kryo 680 as its AIE CPU.
Besides, the Hexagon processor in the AI engine has something impressive to deliver. It includes Qualcomm Hexagon 780 processor, 2nd Gen Qualcomm Sensing Hub, Qualcomm Hexagon Vector eXtensions, large shared AI memory, Qualcomm Hexagon Scaler Accelerator, Qualcomm Hexagon Tensor Accelerator, and Voice Assistant Accelerator.
So, what is so exciting about the cellular modem of the flagship Snapdragon 888 Plus? It comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon X60 5G Modem-RF system, facilitating a peak download speed of up to 7.5 Gbps for 5G with a peak upload speed of 3 Gbps.
The Cellular Modem-RF system also includes 8 carriers [mmWaves], 800 MHz bandwidth, and 200 Mhz Bandwidth [Sub- 6 GHz] to facilitate better cellular connectivity.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus incorporates numerous performance enhancement technologies such as the Qualcomm Smart Transmit technology and Qualcomm AI-Enhanced Signal Boost with adaptive antenna tuning. It also includes Qualcomm Wideband Envelope Tracking and Qualcomm 5G PowerSave technologies to render a brilliant performance in terms of speed and agility.
It is always a concern for Snapdragon lovers to know which cellular technology is being used in its new upgraded version. So, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus processor is ready to give you a good impression as it includes technology supports like 5G NR, Dynamic Spectrum Sharing, LTE along with CBRS support, mmWave, HSPA, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA, EV-DO, CDMA 1x, GSM/ EDGE and sub-6 GHz.
SIM support is another thing to look at when a Qualcomm processor release surfaces. Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus comes with a global 5G multi-Sim support. So, if you are already planning to tap into the speed of 5G connectivity, this processor version can be the best option for you.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus processor has advanced charging support with its Qualcomm Quick Charge™ 5 technology that offers blazing speed and enhanced convenience.
The camera is always the center of attraction for all photography lovers out there. And in this regard, the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus processor will not disappoint you at all. It comes with a brilliant ISP named Qualcomm Spectra™ 580 Image signal processor. It also includes triple 14-bit CV-ISPs and Hardware accelerators of computer vision (CV-ISP).
Moreover, its triple camera supports 28 MP with 30 fps, and the dual camera comes with 64 MP with up to 30 fps. The single-camera has an 84 MP capacity with 30fps. Besides, the camera features supported by this processor include multi-frame noise reduction, 1- bit HDR HEIF photo capture, real-time object classification, and low-light photography architecture.
Also, it enables slow-motion video capture up to 720 p @ 960 FPS. In addition, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus supports video capture formats of Dolby Vision, HDR10+, HDR10, and HEVC. Using these formats, it can capture 4K HDR quality videos. You can also capture 8K videos through this processor for up to 30 fps, including a 10-bit color-depth feature.
The display Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus processor supports features some brilliant improvements. For instance, the max-on device display is 4K @ 60 Hz, QHD+ @144Hz, while the maximum external display is 4K @ 60 Hz. Moreover, it supports displays like Dolby Vision, HDR10+, HDR10, and HLG with a color depth of up to 10 bit and Rec2020 color gamut.
The audio feature for this chipset has a brilliant inclusion. It features the Qualcomm Aqstic– technology with an Aqstic– smart speaker amplifier up to Qualcomm WSA8835. There is also a competent Qualcomm apt-X Adaptive playback support.
The GPU that Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus uses is the Qualcomm Adreno 660 GPU. The API support it comes with includes OpenCL 2.0 FP, OpenGL ES 3.2, DirectX 12, and Vulkan 1.1.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus comes with a memory speed of up to 3200 MHz and a memory type of LPDDR5.
The flagship processor has enhanced fingerprint sensors like Qualcomm 3D sonic sensor and Qualcomm 3D sonic sensor max. There are also other brilliant security features like platform security foundations, Wireless Edge services, Secure processing Unit, and the Qualcomm TEE.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus comes with improved gaming features. It can fully support a complete suite of the Snapdragon Elite Gaming features. You will be able to dive into the seamless gaming experience of fast graphic performance with Variable Rate Shading.
We know it is not enough to entice you if you are a game freak. Hence, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus supports Qualcomm Game Quick Touch, which diminishes touch latency by 20%, rendering brilliant display responsiveness.
The new Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus version is noteworthy with its excellent connectivity ease and versatility. It delivers you brilliant connectivity with Wi-Fi 6E, NFC, and Bluetooth v5.2. You can also connect it with GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS, QZSS, Galileo, NavIC, and SBAS.
Qualcomm Snapdragon has a brilliant market reputation, which makes it one of the most prominent industry leaders. And its newly launched flagship product, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus, is a top-notch processor offering breakthrough experiences. Be it the AI engine or processing power; everything makes Snapdragon 888 Plus an upcoming revolution for mobile devices.