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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset key specs leaked: all the details


Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC is the company’s latest and most powerful chipset. It has been used in some of the new high-end smartphones recently, such as the OnePlus 11 5G, iQoo 11 5G and the much talked about Samsung Galaxy S23 series. According to recent leaks, the main specifications of the upcoming third-generation Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 processor have been revealed. The new chipset is expected to deliver significant improvements over its predecessor, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, in terms of processing power, graphics capabilities, and energy efficiency.

according to a leak By RGcloudS (RGcloudS), Qualcomm will launch the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset with the same CPU layout as the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, which has a 1+4+3 configuration. Now, according to a new report, the company is increasing the number of performance cores while sacrificing With the efficiency kernel in a new 1 + 5 + 2 configuration.

Leaker Revegnus (Tech_Reve) Proposal The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset is said to have a single Cortex-X4 core running at 3.2GHz. It will have five Cortex-A720 cores running at 3.0GHz and two Cortex-A520 cores running at 2.0GHz. This is very likely, as another leak predicted that the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor will require all the performance cores it can get to achieve a score of 1,930/6,236 in Geekbench’s single and multi-core tests.

UFS 4.1 memory, LPDDR5 7500 MT/s RAM, Adreno 750 GPU, and Qualcomm X75 5G modem are among other Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset specifications. According to the leak, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 will be built on TSMC’s N4P process node, which means that three generations of Qualcomm’s flagship will be locked on effective multiple variants of TSMC’s N5 node.

The significant performance improvements mentioned above will likely require more than just developing a secondary node. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 is a 3nm chip that is expected to be produced on either a high-end Samsung or TSMC node, or on both a high-end Samsung and TSMC node.

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Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.