The current major chipsets from Qualcomm are the Snapdragon 888 and the Snapdragon 870. Launched in January Like the step-down version of the Snapdragon 888. However, there seems to be a lower-end version of this Snapdragon 888 In the works. As per Winfuture.de author Roland Quandt, chipset with model number The SM8325 does not come with an integrated 5G modem, but it can support 5G. Unfortunately, Quantum did not reveal further details about this possible Snapdragon 888 Lite chipset. Based on the information provided, the chipset aims to bring the cheapest flagship phones.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G features
Recalling the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 specifications, it is shipped with the 3rd generation Snapdragon X60 5G modem-RF system, allowing global compatibility by offering MMwave and Sub-6 across all major bands worldwide. It supports 5G carrier aggregation, global multi-SIM, standalone, non-standalone and dynamic spectrum sharing. The chipset features a 6th-gen AI engine that offers a re-engineered hexagon processor that is said to be ahead of the previous generation in AI, improving performance at 26 tera operations per second (TOPS).
There is also a 2nd generation Qualcomm Sensing Hub that features low-power always-on AI processing for intuitive, intelligent features. The 3rd generation Snapdragon Elite Gaming Qualcomm Adreno GPU provides upgrades with performance and faster gigapixel Qualcomm Spectra ISP. The company claims that users can take photos and videos at a resolution of 2.7 gigapixels per second or about 120 MP at 12MP resolution — 35 percent faster than the previous generation.