Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ chipset announced, coming soon on the ASUS ROG Phone 3 & Lenovo Legion this month


As speculated over the past few weeks, Qualcomm have finally revealed the long-awaited Snapdragon 865+ 5G Mobile Platform. Presented by Senior Vice President and General Manager of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc, Alex Katouzian said this new chipset will more powerful in terms of gameplay and a more "intuitive" AI.

So how much difference it is compared with the current Snapdragon 865 chipset? According to the official announcement on the website, its Adreno 650 GPU is now 10% faster in rendering graphics and the Kryo 585 CPU Prime core clock speed can go up to 3.1GHz, which is also a 10% increase. 10% may sound like a small number, but it makes all the differences in the world of tech. Besides that, its WiFi connection speed also got boosted with FastConnect 6900, allowing to reach up to 3.6Gbps.

As a chipset that's made for mobile gaming, the newly announced SoC also features Snapdragon Elite Gaming which is said to "delivers desktop-quality gaming". This feature will allow gaming smartphones to support 144FPS, "ultra-smooth 5G gameplay", as well as providing better "cinematic detail in over a billion shades of colours" with True 10-bit HDR. At the moment, it has been confirmed that the ASUS ROG Phone 3 and the Lenovo Legion will be the first two gaming smartphones to equip the Snapdragon 865+ chipset.

The Snapdragon 865+ chipset will be featured in more smartphones starting from the third quarter of 2020. You can learn more about it on their official website here. Stay tuned for more trending tech news at TechNave.com. 

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