Smartphone chips aren’t what they used to be. Where companies like Qualcomm have entirely changed how the smartphone world works. With their line of high to low end chips, including the current top of the line Snapdragon 835. Now Qualcomm is planning on launching their next version of chip that will be powering the upcoming flagship smartphone.
The next chip that Qualcomm has to offer is their upcoming Snapdragon 845. Where according to recent reports this time around LG and Qualcomm are engaged with each other about this new chip. If you don’t know the current Galaxy S8 smartphone had exclusive rights to be equipped with the latest Snapdragon chip first. Which in this case was the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835. This is where LG comes in as the company being the first to launch its flagship smartphone, couldn’t offer the latest and greatest and had to go with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 instead. Maybe LG have learned its lesson and is trying to take the glory all for its self this time around. With their upcoming LG G7 smartphone. Aside from that LG also made a statement saying all their upcoming flagship devices will be equipped with the latest specs.
According to some information regarding the chip. The upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 will include a zippy X20 modem. That will be supports LTE Car. 18 with a download and upload speed of 1.2 Gbps and 150 Mbps respectively. Aside from that the chip will also be made on a new 10nm FinFET process. Being a chip to cross the 1 Gbps barrier, the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 will be aiming towards 5G. Which does come in line with its launch as well. As both the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chip and the new 5G standard will be made available in the year 2018.
What do you think about the new 5G standard? Is it something that a user needs on a daily basis.