Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ Mobile Platform announced – Key Specs

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Qualcomm had announced Snapdragon 865 mobile platform back in December. Now company has unveiled its latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ 5G Mobile Platform.

It has basically an enhanced version of SD865 SoC. The SD865+ sports Kryo 585 prime CPU cores with up to 3.1GHz clock speeds. Qualcomm says that it offers 10% increased CPU performance.

The chipset includes Adreno 650 GPU which company claims 10% fast graphics when compared with its predecessor. Other changes include support for Qualcomm FastConnect 6900, 6Ghz operation with Wi-Fi 6E, quad-stream dual band Simultaneous DBC and Bleutooth V5.2.

This Qualcomm Chipset can handle up to 3.6Gbps Wi-Fi speeds which is fast in mobile Wi-Fi category. It supports up to 4K displays at 6Hz or 1080p display at up to 144Hz refresh rate. It also includes Snapdragon Elite Gaming features.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ 5G specifications

  • General Specifications:
    • Full Suite Snapdragon Elite Gaming features
    • 7 nm Process Technology
    • USB Version 3.1; USB Type-C Support
    • Part Number: SM8250-AB
  • CPU:
    • Kryo 585, Octa-core CPU
    • Up to 3.1 GHz
    • 64-bit Architecture
  • Visual Subsystem:
    • Adreno 650 GPU
    • Vulkan® 1.1 API support
    • HDR gaming (10-bit color depth, Rec. 2020 color gamut)
    • Physically Based Rendering
    • API Support: OpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.0 FP, Vulkan 1.1
    • Hardware-accelerated H.265 and VP9 decoder
    • HDR Playback Codec support for HDR10+, HDR10, HLG and Dolby Vision
  • Display:
    • On-Device Display Support:
      • 4K @ 60 Hz
      • QHD+ @ 144 Hz
    • Maximum External Display Support: up to 4K @ 60 Hz
    • 10-bit color depth, Rec. 2020 color gamut
    • HDR10 and HDR10+
  • Memory:
    • Support for LP-DDR5 memory up to 2750 MHz
    • Support for LPDDR4x memory up to 2133 MHz
    • Memory Density: up to 16 GB
  • Artificial Intelligence:
    • Hexagon 698 Processor
      • Hexagon Tensor Accelerator
      • Hexagon Vector eXtensions
      • Hexagon Scalar Accelerator
    • Qualcomm Sensing Hub
      • Ultra low power hub for audio, voice and sensors
      • Supports AI algorithms at low power
      • Support for fusing contextual data streams including sensors, audio and voice
      • Supports multiple voice assistants
      • Multi-mic far-field detection and echo cancellation
  • 5G Modem-RF System:
    • Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF System
    • 5G mmWave and sub-6 GHz, standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) modes, FDD, TDD
    • Dynamic Spectrum Sharing
    • mmWave: 800 MHz bandwidth, 8 carriers, 2×2 MIMO
    • Sub-6 GHz: 200 MHz bandwidth, 4×4 MIMO
    • Qualcomm 5G PowerSave
    • Qualcomm Smart Transmit technology
    • Qualcomm Wideband Envelope Tracking
    • Qualcomm Signal Boost adaptive antenna tuning
    • Global 5G multi-SIM
    • Downlink: Up to 7.5 Gbps
    • Uplink: Up to 3 Gbps
    • Multimode support: 5G NR, LTE including CBRS, WCDMA, HSPA, TD-SCDMA, CDMA 1x, EV-DO, GSM/EDGE
  • Camera:
    • Qualcomm Spectra 480 Image Signal Processor
    • Dual 14-bit ISPs
    • Up to 2 Gigapixels per Second
    • Hardware accelerator for computer vision (CV-ISP)
    • Up to 200 Megapixel Photo Capture
    • Up to 25 MP dual camera @ 30 FPS with Zero Shutter Lag
    • Up to 64 MP single camera @ 30 FPS with Zero Shutter Lag
    • Rec. 2020 color gamut video capture
    • Up to 10-bit color depth video capture
    • 4K Video Capture + 64 MP Photo
    • 8K Video Capture @ 30 FPS
    • Slow-mo video capture at 720p @ 960 FPS
    • HEIF: HEIC photo capture, HEVC video capture
    • Video Capture Formats: HDR10+, HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision
    • 4K Video Capture @ 120 FPS
    • 4K HDR Video Capture with Portrait Mode (Bokeh)
    • Multi-frame Noise Reduction (MFNR)
    • Real-time object classification, segmentation and replacement
  • Security:
    • Secure Processing Unit: Mobile Payment, Dual SIM/Dual Standby
    • Qualcomm 3D Sonic Sensor and Qualcomm 3D Sonic Max
    • Biometric Authentication: Fingerprint, Iris, Voice, Face
    • On-Device: Qualcomm® Mobile Security, Key Provisioning Security, Qualcomm Processor Security, Qualcomm Content Protection, Qualcomm Trusted Execution Environment, Camera Security, Crypto Engine, Malware Protection, Secure Boot, Secure Token
  • Location:
    • GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo, QZSS, and SBAS
    • Dual Frequency Support
    • Low Power Geofencing and Tracking, Sensor-assisted Navigation
    • Near Field Communications (NFC): Supported
  • Audio:
    • Hexagon Voice Assistant Accelerator for hardware accelerated voice signal processing
    • Qualcomm Aqstic audio codec (Up to WCD9385)
      • Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise (THD+N), Playback: -108dB
      • Native DSD support, PCM up to 384 kHz/32-bit
      • Customizable “Golden Ears” filter
    • Qualcomm Aqstic smart speaker amplifier (up to WSA8815)
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth:
    • Qualcomm FastConnect 6800 Subsystem
    • Wi-Fi Standards: Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), 802.11ac Wave 2, 802.11a/b/g/n
    • Wi-Fi Spectral Bands: 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, 6GHz
    • Peak speed: 3.6 Gbps
    • Channel Utilization: 20/40/80/160 MHz
    • 8-stream sounding (for 8×8 MU-MIMO)
    • MIMO Configuration: 2×2 (2-stream)
    • MU-MIMO (Uplink & Downlink)
    • 4K QAM
    • OFDMA
    • Dual-band simultaneous (2×2 + 2×2)
    • Wi-Fi Security: WPA3-Enterprise, WPA3-Enhanced Open, WPA3 Easy Connect, WPA3-Personal
    • Integrated Bluetooth
      • Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 5.2
      • Bluetooth features: LE Audio Features (one-to-many broadcast, audio sharing), Dual Bluetooth antennas
      • Bluetooth audio: Qualcomm aptX Voice audio for super wide band voice calls, Qualcomm aptX Adaptive audio for robust, low latency, high quality audio, Qualcomm TrueWireless Technology
    • Qualcomm 60 GHz Wi-Fi
      • Wi-Fi Standards: 802.11ad, 802.11ay
      • Wi-Fi Spectral Band: 60 GHz
      • Peak speed: 10 Gbps
      • Ambient Wi-Fi sensing
  • Charging:
    • Quick Charge 4+ technology
    • Quick Charge AI

Upcoming ASUS ROG Phone 3 and Lenovo Legion gaming phone will come with Snapdragon 865+ SoC. Other smartphones powered by Snapdragon 865 Plus SoC are expected in Q3 2020.

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