When it comes to smartphone chipset, there are a few companies available in the market only – Qualcomm, Exyson(Samsung), HiSilicon(Huawei) and MediaTek. The Qualcomm and MediaTek don’t belong from any smartphone maker company in these 4 chipset maker companies while the Exynos belongs from Samsung and Kirin (HiSilicon) belongs from Huawei. Qualcomm makes chipset from ently-lavel segment to premium catagory.
A few time ago Qualcomm was announced its new 5G enabled chipset Snapdragon 865 in MWC 2019. The Snapdragon 865 chipset is an upgrade of Snapdragon 855 chipset. Today we’ll be telling you about top features of Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset processor.
Snapdragon 865 Top Features
Will have 2 variants
The Snapdragon 865 chipset could come in 2 variants as successor of Snapdragon 855 chipset, one will come with a built-in 5G modem and the other with an external 5G modem. It will come with latest Snapdragon X55 5G modem. The X55 5G modem is an upgrade version of X50 LTE modem.
Qualcomm Snapdragon ‘Kona55’ Fusion sounds like SM8250+ external 5G modem, not internal.
Will come with extra space
With the integrated 5G modem, the Snapdragon 865 chipset will come with some extra space which can be used for adding a slightly bigger battery or better cooling system in the smartphone.
The Snapdragon 5G chipset Snapdragon 865 will support LPDDR5 RAM while the Snapdragon 855 supports LPDDR4X memory. It will also support to UFS3.0 flash storage.
Speed and Battery Life
The company already confirmed the upcoming Snapdragon 5G chipset will use the second-generation sub-6 GHz and mmWave antenna modules. It will feature the new 5G PowerSave technology which increases the battery life of the 5G smartphones. This Snapdragon 5G chipset will work on 7-nm EUV process by Samsung. It will be faster than Snapdragon 855 chipset and more power efficient.
Snapdragon 865 chipset with an integrated 5G modem will come in the preferred markets like the US and South Korea where the 5G adoption would be higher. In other markets where the 5G roll-out could take some time, the smartphones with Snapdragon 865 chipset could come withoud 5G modem.