Qualcomm, the mobile chipset maker, announced the Snapdragon 855+ in 2019 with slightly higher clock speed than the Snapdragon 855. The Snapdragon 855+ later on geared on several smartphones from different companies. Now, as per a new report, Qualcomm may choose the same path this year as more of Snapdragon 865+ pieces of evidence surfaces online.
Recently revealed Galaxy Note20+ Geekbench listing shows that the device is listed with motherboard ‘kona’, which corresponds to the Snapdragon 865 processor. But the listing reveals the CPU clock speed is 3.09GHz, and the Snapdragon 865 maxes out at 2.84GHz, which could be the unannounced Snapdragon 865+.
Moreover, Max Weinbach from XDA Developer recently tweeted the CPU configuration of the chipset.
According to him, the chipset will have a 1+3+4 CPU core arrangement. The single core will clocked at 3.1GHz, the three performance cores will be clocked at 2.4GHz, and the four efficient cores will be clocked at 1.8GHz.
If we compare this with the current Snapdragon 865, there is an increase in the clock speed of the prime core while the other remains unchanged.
The Snapdragon 865+ is expected to be announced in the second half of 2020. After the Samsung Galaxy Note series, the chipset is likely to appear in smartphones from Xiaomi, ASUS, Nubia, OnePlus, Vivo, iQOO, Oppo, and Realme.