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Qualcomm has announced its latest SoC for smartphones, the Snapdragon 865 Plus. It features improved CPU clock and GPU performance and is more optimized for gaming. Products with it will be available in the third quarter of 2020 (July-September), with ASUS and Lenovo announcing the launch of smartphones with it.
The Snapdragon 865 Plus is positioned as an improved version of the current Snapdragon 865. The maximum operating frequency of the CPU has been improved by 10 percent to 3.1 GHz, and GPU performance has been improved by 10 percent. In addition, the maximum Wi-Fi speed has been increased from 1.7 Gbps to 3.6 Gbps.
The Snapdragon 865 was originally intended to be a desktop-quality gaming experience, with support for updated GPU drivers, up to 144 FPS, and faster 5G communication. But improvements in CPU, GPU and Wi-Fi performance will make it even more compatible with gaming.
Qualcomm's Snapdragon series is used by many Android smartphones, and many of the flagship smartphones announced in the second half of 2020, not just the aforementioned ASUS and Lenovo, are expected to use the Snapdragon 865 Plus.
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