As reported sources, Qualcomm announced its new flagship mobile chipset Snapdragon 821. Immediately it should say that the manufacturer does not position the chip as a replacement for current top model Snapdragon 820, which was introduced almost a year ago, and will promote the market both at once model.
According to the developer, the new 10% more productive than their younger brother is now. CPU also includes four core Kryo, but here they are already working at 2.4 GHz instead of 2.15 GHz, as it was in the Snapdragon 820. The graphics subsystem Snapdragon 821 is still the same Adreno 530 adapter, but the frequency parameter should be higher.
As to the structural features of the chip, there is provided a pair of clusters with two cores Kryo. The first pair is characterized by that figure of 2.4 GHz, the second – cost-effective: the frequency of 1.8 or even 2.0 GHz. In S820 the past operated at a frequency of 1.6 GHz. Unfortunately, at this stage, Qualcomm is not yet ready to announce most of the characteristics of its new products.
Snapdragon 821 processor will be composed of phones in the second half of 2016. However, not only in the smartphone can meet this CPU. The chip should be used in tablets, displays, virtual reality helmets and other new devices.
Probably, the first mobile devices based on the Snapdragon 821 will be seen in the framework of the IFA trade show, which starts in early September in Berlin.