Qualcomm announces new 8-series processor: Snapdragon 870

It is a chip designed for high-end equipment, with an integrated 5G modem

Qualcomm has introduced a new 8-series processor for Snapdragon 870 mobile devices, a chip designed for high-end computers as an update to the Snapdragon 865+ model, with an integrated 5G modem.

Snapdragon 870 integrates the Snapdragon X55 5G modem to offer high-end mobile phones 5G capabilities (with a peak speed of up to 7.5Gbps) and support for mmWave and Sub-6Ghz.

This processor also has Qualcomm’s FastConnect 6800 technology, with support for WiFi 6 connectivity and Bluetooth audio, as stated in the statement published on the official website.

Qualcomm has included in this processor Kryo 585 CPU, which improves performance over the Snapdragon 865+ model, up to 3.2 Ghz, and Adreno 650 GPU. It also has the fifth generation of Qualcomm’s artificial intelligence (AI) engine and the processor Hexagon 698 digital signal module with Hexagon Tensor Accelerator technology.

Snapdragon 870 will be integrated into mobiles from the Motorola, iQOO, OnePlus, OPPO and Xiaomi brands, which will be announced in the first quarter of 2021.

Source: dpa

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