GAQualcomm’s first gaming phone exposed: equipped with Snapdragon 875, united with ASUS
After leaving the mobile phone market for many years, Qualcomm may have to relaunch its own-brand smart phones.
Recently, according to Digitimes reports, the mobile phone chip giant Qualcomm seems to be planning to enter the field of smart phones. It will be jointly built with ASUS and equipped with the latest Snapdragon 875, which is expected to be launched at the December 1st Technology Summit.
It is understood that Qualcomm provides industrial design and Snapdragon 875 full supporting optimization support for gaming phones, and ASUS is responsible for hardware design and gaming smartphones. It is said that ASUS will produce 1 million gaming phones in the next year, of which Qualcomm’s own brand and ROG five Five open.
According to past practices, Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 (final name has not yet been confirmed) will be commercially available in Q1 2021. In addition to the aforementioned Qualcomm gaming phones, Samsung S21 series, Xiaomi 11 series, and OPPO Find X3 series are expected to be unveiled.
Known news shows that the Snapdragon 875 is based on Samsung’s 5nm EUV process and will use the “1+3+4” eight-core three-cluster architecture, where “1” is the super-large core Cortex X1, and the rumored performance is increased by 30% compared to Cortex A78.
Although Qualcomm used the design of “1+3+4” in the past, the difference between the super-large core and the large core mainly lies in the CPU frequency. This time, the combination of the Cortex X1 super-large core and Cortex A78 large core is used for the first time. The “super-large nuclear”.
There are also rumors that the Snapdragon 875 will also have a “lite version” to control the increase in the cost of smartphones, and a Plus version will be launched later to further improve performance.