Qualcomm has started sending the first samples of its new top-end mobile processor Snapdragon 820 companies-partners Sony, HTC and Xiaomi.
The new chipsets from Qualcomm and MediaTek go hand in hand. This week it became known the first smartphone, which will receive a top-end platform from MediaTek Helio X20. Competitors from Qualcomm are not far behind: they not only work with their first desyatiyadernym «child» Snapdragon 818, but also preparing to enter the market its most powerful processor – Snapdragon 820.
The first people to get a chance to test Snapdragon 820 in their laboratories, the company will Sony, HTC and Xiaomi. In addition, there are rumors that this processor will take place in the new flagship from Xiaomi – Mi5. It will be released in October and may well outstrip the claimed earlier «pioneer» desyatiyadernyh among smartphones – Elephone P9000 c MediaTek Helio X20 on board.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 will be based on its own core processor Kryo 64-bit architecture, and the core will have a clock frequency of 3 GHz. The manufacturer promises to prevent overheating processors, even with these characteristics (if you remember the failure of a heating Snapdragon 810, this could be afraid), because the 14-nm process technology will be used in its manufacture. This will help the company Samsung, Exynos chipset whose top is not overheating in the accuses.