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Official Snapdragon 8 Gen 2: this time Qualcomm has outdone itself

We've been talking about for months Snapdragon 8 Gen2, the new Qualcomm mobile SoC that will debut on the top of the 2023 range. As we know, Xiaomi 13 Pro it will be the first device to equip the processor but realme, Oppo and OnePlus will not be missing from the list. Qualcomm presented the chip, once again overcoming the bar that is set higher and higher every year. Let's see the details together.

Qualcomm officially presents Snapdragon 8 Gen 2: the new mobile processor integrates ray tracing, Wi-Fi 7 and support for 200 megapixel cameras

Qualcomm has introduced a new flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 mobile processor. The company has “pumped up” the chip architecture and its lithography technology, as well as increased computing power and endowed the platform with support for several new technologies. The octa-core Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is manufactured using 4nm lithography technology. According to the manufacturer, it has become the 35% more powerful than Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, while his energy efficiency increased by 40%. Another difference between the SoC and its predecessor was support for the standard Wi-Fi 7 plus Bluetooth 5.3 protocol and al Snapdragon X70 5G modem.

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The mobile platform also supports camera sensors up to 200 megapixels (such as MediaTek Dimensity 9200). In addition, the chip is equipped with a new Hexagon neural coprocessor: compared to the previous revision, accelerates the execution of AI algorithm scripts by 4.35 times. The list of such activities includes the simultaneous translation of speech into 4 languages real-time voice command recognition, photo and video processing. Qualcomm paid special attention to the shooting possibilities. Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 can play videos 8K HDR at 60fps (recording in this resolution is possible up to 30 fps). The yet-to-be-announced Adreno GPU has a 25% power increase and 45% higher energy efficiency compared to Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 GPU, according to specifications.

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There is also support for resolution displays QHD + and refresh rate up to 144Hz or 4K @ 60Hz. In addition, the new version of Adreno supports the ray tracing technologyas well as the Vulkan 1.3 and OpenGL ES 3.2 APIs. The SoC architecture has also been updated. Now the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 architecture is “1 + 4 + 3”: one Cortex-X3 core with a frequency of up to 3,2 GHz, four productive (up to 2,8 GHz) and three energy-efficient ( 2,0GHz). The first smartphones are expected to hit the market by the end of 2022.

Gianluca Cobucci
Gianluca Cobucci

Passionate about code, languages ​​and languages, man-machine interfaces. All that is technological evolution is of interest to me. I try to divulge my passion with the utmost clarity, relying on reliable sources and not "on the first pass".


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