Snapdragon 898 was advised to provide a Cortex X2 core clocked at 3.09GHz

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Only a month after Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 888 Plus SoC, rumors about its next flagship chipset, perhaps the Snapdragon 898, have already begun to circulate. In particular, the Snapdragon 898 was previously told to appear as the Snapdragon 895.

Snapdragon 898 Leak

The tipster Ice Universe took us to Weibo (via Mydrivers) Leaks the main specifications of the Snapdragon 898 chipset. According to tipsters The new X2 core of the Snapdragon 898 chipset is clocked at 3.09GHz.. Looking at this, the Snapdragon 888 + CorexX1 core is clocked at 2.995GHz. The new X2 core is 16% faster than the X1 core, according to Arm’s announcement in May.

Ice Universe weibo Snapdragon 898
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Based on previous leaks and rumors, the chipset can offer a single Cortex-X2 core, three Cortex-A710 cores, two high frequency Cortex-A510 cores, and two low frequency Cortex-A510 cores. There is a sex. The chipset is believed to have scored 1250 points for a single core and 4000 points for a multi-core on Geekbench. That’s well above the benchmark score of the current generation’s flagship Snapdragon 888, but unlikely to exceed Apple’s next chipset.

Snapdragon 898 chipset Built into Samsung’s 4nm process.. However, it is in the air that Qualcomm could move to TSMC’s 4nm process, perhaps using the “+” variant of the chipset, by the second half of next year.

Given the history of Qualcomm’s flagship chipset launch, Qualcomm plans to announce the Snapdragon 898 later this December. Regardless of what Qualcomm named the chipset, it will power most flagship handsets such as Samsung, Xiaomi and Realme in the first half of 2022.