As it seems, Qualcomm plans to unveil this year's flagship processor, Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, much earlier than expected. A processor that is said to have more processing power and graphics compared to this generation, and its energy consumption will be significantly lower.
Qualcomm unveils its new flagship processors every year. These processors are usually unveiled at the end of each year, in December, and play a role as the beating heart of flagships that will be released in the first six months of the following year. For the flagships that are unveiled in the second six months of every year, the Plus model of those processors is used.
But in this article, we are talking about Snapdragon 8 generation 2, which is considered the standard model. A processor that is said to be unveiled this year earlier than expected. According to the company's official announcement, the expected event is supposed to start on November 15 and end on November 17 (October 23, 24 and 25). During these three days, in addition to various technologies and hardware, Qualcomm will unveil its new chip. We don't even know what the company is going to name this processor. However, considering that the company has recently changed the process of naming its processor, it is unlikely that we will see any changes in it this year. The fact that we don't know when this chip should be unveiled is not very important, because in general there are only three possible days.
November is one month earlier than December, and this means that Qualcomm plans to have one month of its plans this year. be ahead Apparently, the main reason for the American company to make such a decision is that the existence of problems in the supply chain may make it unable to meet the demand of other companies. As a result, it wants to be a little ahead of the schedule in order to neutralize these problems in a way.
Earlier, news was published that Xiaomi wants to unveil its 13 series flagships this year earlier than expected. These flagships are going to use the Snapdragon 8 generation 2 chip; As a result, we have known for a long time that Qualcomm plans to unveil its flagships this year a little earlier than expected. It is also said that the Galaxy S23 series is supposed to have this chip as its beating heart.
What do we know about the Snapdragon 8 generation 2?
According to various whistleblowers and news agencies. The chip in question uses TSMC's 4nm manufacturing technology and Adreno 740 graphics processor. Considering that TSMC has a much better performance in terms of chip manufacturing compared to Samsung, this is good news for users. It should be noted that the standard Snapdragon 8 generation 1 model is produced by Samsung, but Qualcomm decided to use TSMC for the Plus model. Also, it seems that the processor of this chip has a very different design compared to previous generations. . One Cortex-X3 core, two Cortex-A720 cores, two Cortex-A710 cores and 3 Cortex-A510 cores are supposed to work in this processor. In other words, we are going to be with a processor that is based on the design of 1+2+2+3. For comparison, we should say that since 2019, Qualcomm has been using the 1+3+4 design for its flagship chips, but apparently this trend is going to change this year.
Source: Android Authority