Qualcomm to unveil the Snapdragon 865 in early December

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Qualcomm is combining work and pleasure as soon as once more and has scheduled its Tech Summit for Three-5 December 2019 in Maui, Hawaii. Extra excitingly that is the occasion the place the San Diego-based firm normally reveals its newest chipset, and now it’s time for the Snapdragon 865.

Data on the Snapdragon 865 is scarce – we anticipate it to be constructed on Samsung’s 7nm course of, as a substitute of TSMC, which is one thing the Korean big hasn’t finished for the reason that instances of Snapdragon 820 and Snapdragon 835. We anticipate to see two variations – a broadly obtainable platform for LTE markets and a further, dearer variant with a Snapdragon X55 5G modem.

Samsung to manufacture 5G Snapdragon 7nm chipsSamsung manufacturing facility in Hwaesong, South Korea

The distinction between the 7nm EUV course of that the Snapdragon 865 is predicted to be constructed on, and the 7nm FinFET course of, utilized by TSMC, is predicted to be improved energy consumption and 15-20% higher space.

The Korean producer has already accomplished the event of the even quicker 5 nm EUV manufacturing course of. With the intention to proceed with the precise manufacturing, Samsung first has to broaden its EUV line in Hwaseong, South Korea, which must be finished by the top of this yr.

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