Network sources report that Qualcomm tests the SNAPDRAGON 888+ processor: this product will be an improved version of the flagship mobile chip of 2021 – Snapdragon 888.
Briefly recall key characteristics of Snapdragon 888. This is one powerful core Cortex-X1 with a frequency of up to 2.84 GHz, three Cortex-A78 productive kernels and four energy efficient Cortex-A55 kernels. The processor includes the Adreno 660 graphics accelerator and the Snapdragon X60 5G modem with a data transfer rate of up to 7.5 Gbps.
The new Snapdragon 888+ chip is seen in the popular benchmark GEEKBENCH. It differs from the progenitor with elevated clock frequencies. In particular, it is said about the indicator of 3 GHz, although the commercial version may be even faster.
A preparing processor is tested as part of a smartphone with 6 GB of RAM, which is relatively few for the current flagships. The device showed the result of 1171 points in a single-core test and 3704 points in a multi-core mode.
The first commercial devices on the SNAPDRAGON 888+ platform, apparently go on sale in the second half of this year. In particular, it is rumored that such a smartphone is preparing a Honor brand.