Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G SOC Review - Top Features You Need To Know | GadgetGuruBN

Last updated on 29/12/2020 11:45 PM IST.
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Qualcomm on 01/12/2020 announced the all new snapdragon 888 & here are top features you need to know.
Image - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G SOC
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1. Display
The display supports resolution of 4K [2160p] with 60Hz refresh rate & QHD+ [1440p] with 144Hz refresh rate.

2. Specifications
The SOC [System On Chip] built on latest 5nm technology fabrication process. It supports USB version 3.1 Type C & 16GB LPDDR5 RAM [3200 Mhz].

3. Processor [CPU]
Processing duties are taken care by 64-Bit Kryo 680 CPU based on brand new ARM-Cortex X1 Architecture technology clocked at 2.84Ghz. Also it's capable of performing 26 TOPS [Trillion Operations Per second] which is Insanely fast and definitely a segment leader when it comes to number of TOPS.

4. Graphics [GPU]
Graphics duties are taken care by Adreno 660 GPU which features,
  1. Vulkan 1.1, OpenGL ES 3.2, & OpenCL 2.0 FP API support.
  2. Hardware-accelerated H.265 & VP9 decoder & Physical Based Rendering.
  3. 10-Bit Color Depth HDR10 Gaming with Rec.2020 Color Gamut.
  4. HDR [HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vison & HLG] playback Codec Support.
5. Camera
Camera with respect to image & Video duties are taken care by brand new ISP [Image Signal Processor] which features,
  1. Qualcomm Spectra 680 Triple 14-Bit ISP's
  2. Upto 2.7 Gigapixel per second computer vision ISP.
  3. Upto 200MP image capture.
  4. Upto 28MP Triple / 64+25MP Dual / 84MP Single camera at 30FPS with Zero Shutter Lag.
  5. 10-Bit Color Depth with Rec.2020 Color Gamut for Image & Video. It also features 10-Bit HDR HEIF Image capture.
  6. Features 8K@30FPS Video recording, 4K Video recording with 64MP Image Capture, 4K@120FPS, 4K HDR with Bokeh Video recording & Slow Motion 720P@960FPS.
  7. Other features include MFNR [Multi Frame Noise Reduction], Real time object classification, Segmentation & Replacement, Low Light photography architecture, Video Super Resolution, AI based AF & AE and Advanced HW-Based face detection with deep learning filter.
6. Connectivity & Audio Features
Connectivity & audio features include,
  1. Snapdragon X60 5G RF-Modem system with 5G mmWave, Sub-6 Ghz, Standalone [SA], non-standalone [NSA], FDD & TDD modes.
  2. FastConnect 6900 WiFi System with WiFi 6E/6/5 Standards with 2.4/5/6Ghz Bands, 20/40/80/160 Mhz channel utilization, 8-stream sounding for 8x8 MU-MIMO, 2-stream MIMO configuration & simultaneous dual-band [2x2 + 2x2].
  3. Bluetooth 5.2 Low Energy with Dual Bluetooth antennas, Qualcomm aptX & True Wireless Mirroring.
  4. Location features include GPS with Dual Frequency [L1/L2], Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo, QZSS & NavIC Capable, Side walk/lane-level & Sensor assisted positioning 
  5. Qualcomm Aqstic audio codec upto WCD9385, Hexagon voice assistant accelerator for hardware assisted voice signal processing, THD+N Playback upto -108dB, Native DSD & PCM 384Khz/32-Bit & New Qualcomm aqstic smart speaker amplifier upto WSA8835
7. AI [Artificial Intelligence]
AI features includes,
  1. AI Based Kryo 680 CPU, Adreno 660 GPU, Hexagon 780 Processor & 2nd Gen Qualcomm sensing Hub.
8. Security
Security features include,
  1. Qualcomm 3D Sonic Sensor & Qualcomm 3D Sonic Max Fingerprint Sensor.
  2. Qualcomm Type H1 Hypervisor, Qualcomm WES [Wireless Edge Service] & SPU [Secure Processing Unit].
That's it for this one, I hope you found this post helpful to get better idea of what this new Snapdragon 888 SOC is about. Also find more about Snapdragon 888 SOC on Qualcomm official site - Click here to visit
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