Snapdragon 865 Plus 5G ufficiale: più prestazioni ed efficienza energetica, per supportare foto, gaming e non solo

Nicola Ligas - Prossimamente su ASUS ROG Phone 3 e Lenovo Legion

Qualcomm annuncia Snapdragon 865 Plus 5G, il suo nuovo processore di punta, che come ormai tradizione va a migliorare ulteriormente l’omonimo modello dell’anno in corso.

Snapdragon 865 Plus 5G è realizzato con processo produttivo a 7nm, e basato sui 8 core Kryo 585 a 3,1 GHz massimi, con GPU Adreno 650 (+10% rispetto allo Snapdragon 865, sia su fronte CPU che GPU).

Il cuore dell’intelligenza artificiale è il processore Hexagon 698, capace di traduzione in tempo reale, always-on contextual awareness anche durante il gaming, soppressione del rumore e dell’eco.

Integrato abbiamo anche il modem X55 5G mmWave (800 MHz) e sub-6 GHz, un modem davvero “globale”, con supporto a modalità standalone e non-standalone, global roaming e global multi-SIM.

Sono supportati display fino in 4K@60Hz o QHD+@144Hz, con HDR10 e 10+. Il massimo quantitativo di RAM supportato è di 16 GB, LPDDR4x o LPDDR5.

Lato fotografico abbiamo la possibilità di registrare video in vari formai: fino in 8K@30fps, slow motion a 960fps in 720p, 4K HDR con modalità ritratto, 4K@120fps, e 4K@30fps in HDR10+, HDR10, HLG, e Dolby Vision. La risoluzione massima delle foto è di 200 megapixel.

La connettività wireless è di tipo Wi-Fi 6, con velocità fino a 3,6 Gbps, la più veloce di qualsiasi dispositivo mobile, e Bluetooth 5.2.

Tra i primi smartphone a sfruttare il nuovo “campione” di Qualcomm troviamo ASUS ROG Phone 3 ed un non ben precisato Lenovo Legion, del quale abbiamo sentito parlare negli ultimi mesi. A seguire il comunicato stampa originale; per ulteriori informazioni su Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus 5G potete consultare il sito ufficiale.

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 865 Plus 5G Mobile Platform

—Upgraded Flagship Mobile Platform to Power Second Half 2020 Commercial Smartphones —

SAN DIEGO — July 8, 2020 — Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. unveiled the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865 Plus 5G Mobile Platform, a follow-on to the flagship Snapdragon 865 that has powered more than 140 devices (announced or in development) – the most individual premium-tier designs powered by a single mobile platform this year. The new Snapdragon 865 Plus is designed to deliver increased performance across the board for superior gameplay and insanely fast Qualcomm® Snapdragon Elite Gaming™ experiences, truly global 5G, and ultra-intuitive AI.

“As we work to scale 5G, we continue to invest in our premium tier, 8-series mobile platforms, to push the envelope in terms of performance and power efficiency and deliver the next generation of camera, AI and gaming experiences,” said Alex Katouzian, senior vice president and general manager, mobile, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “Building upon the success of
Snapdragon 865, the new Snapdragon 865 Plus will deliver enhanced performance for the next wave of flagship smartphones.”

Snapdragon 865 Plus with the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X55 5G Modem-RF System enables truly global 5G, world-class gaming, and the latest 5th generation Qualcomm® AI Engine for seamless camera, audio, and gaming experiences. With a full arsenal of Snapdragon Elite Gaming premium features, Snapdragon 865 Plus delivers desktop-quality gaming with first-to-mobile features like updateable GPU drivers and desktop forward rendering, ultra-smooth 5G gameplay at lightning speeds of up to 144 fps, and True 10-bit HDR gaming to provide cinematic detail in over a billion shades of color. Snapdragon 865 Plus also offers the following enhancements over Snapdragon 865:

  • Qualcomm® Kryo™ 585 CPU Prime core clock speed at up to 3.1 GHz (10% increase)
  • Qualcomm® Adreno™ 650 GPU offers 10% faster graphics rendering
  • Qualcomm® FastConnect™ 6900 compatibility – boasting staggering Wi-Fi speeds for up to 3.6 Gbps – the fastest of any mobile Wi-Fi offering in the industry – delivering performance fit for premium devices and experiences

“ASUS is excited to once again offer users the best possible mobile gaming experience with the next generation ROG Phone 3, which will be powered by the new Snapdragon 865 Plus Mobile Platform,” said Bryan Chang, general manager of smartphone business unit, ASUS. “Full specifications for the ROG Phone 3 will be announced in the coming weeks, but the addition of the Snapdragon 865 Plus ensures that the overall performance will take yet another leap forward.”

“Innovating smarter, faster technology for higher performance and more immersive gameplay has always been a hallmark of Lenovo™ Legion,” said Jerry Tsao, vice president of Lenovo’s Mobile Gaming Group Emerging Markets. “Three years after the launch of the Lenovo Legion™ PC portfolio, we’re bringing our beloved gaming sub-brand’s core values of speed and powerful performance to 5G mobile gaming – where Lenovo Legion will be amongst the first to offer the new Snapdragon 865 Plus in our expanding family of gaming devices this year. Lenovo has a long history of co-engineering amazing consumer experiences with Qualcomm Technologies and we can’t wait to share more soon.”

Commercial devices based on Snapdragon 865 Plus are expected to be announced in the third quarter of 2020. For more information about the Snapdragon 865 Plus, please visit: https://www.qualcomm.com/products/snapdragon-865-plus-5g-mobile-platform

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