Qualcomm Sd 855 is the company’s current-generation flagship chipset what powers most of the high-end flagship phones launched this year. Week ago, the company unveiled 2 fresh upper budget chipsets — Qualcomm Sd 665 and Sd 730/G.
Now, the manufacturer has reportedly started working on its next-generation flagship chipset, what is expected to be called Snapdragon 865. The Snapdragon 855 had an internal model number SM8150 and was codenamed “Hana” and if the information are to be believed, then its successor has the model number SM8250.
The codename of the next flagship chipset is said to be “Project Kona”. Kona is a name referring to the Hawaiian Islands. Interestingly, Qualcomm has been hosting a Qualcomm Technology Summit in Hawaii to represent its high-end processors in December.
Although nothing much is known about the Snapdragon 865 cpu, it is said that the chipset will come with support for LPDDR5 RAM. The high-end cpu for Windows gadgets Snapdragon 8cx is yet using LPDDR4X. Qualcomm presently has samples of the new SM8250 internally and is testing them in conjunction with the LPDDR5 storage, leaving it open who the supplier is.
However, it’s a long time before we see anything substantially related to the next Snapdragon 865 flagship chipset from Qualcomm. So, we anticipate to know extra about this SoC in the approaching months.
Meanwhile, TSMC has announced its new 5nm process infrastructure, readying main for the Apple A14 chipset, what will be powering the Apple iPhones launching in 2020. Hence, we are In addition expecting a Qualcomm chipset produced using a 5nm process.