Source: Qualcomm to change the name of new flagship chip Snapdragon 898 to Snapdragon 8 gen1

By: Miroslav Trynko | 15.11.2021, 10:19
Source: Qualcomm to change the name of new flagship chip Snapdragon 898 to Snapdragon 8 gen1

We have already written more than once that Qualcomm is preparing the flagship Snapdragon 898 chip for release. As it turned out, the novelty may enter the market with another name.

What is known

The information was shared by Chinese insider Ice Universe. According to him Qualcomm is thinking to name the SoC Snapdragon 8 gen1.

Recall, the chip is due to be unveiled later this month at the Snapdragon Tech Summit event. According to rumors, the new chip will be based on 4nm process technology. The chip is credited with the main core AMR Cortex-X2 with clocked at 3.0 GHz, three middle cores based  Cortex-A710 with clocked at 2.5 GHz and four efficient cores Cortex-A510 with clocked at 1.79 GHz. In addition, the processor should get Adreno 730 graphics and the new Snapdragon X65 5G modem with 10Gbps downlink speed.

Incidentally, MediaTek is also preparing its new top-end SoC. What's interesting, according to an insider, it will also be renamed. It may hit the market with the name Dimensity 9000 instead of Dimensity 2000.

Source: @UniverseIce