The high - end mobile processor from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 800 series, has just received a new addition: the Snapdragon 821, which will become the brains of higher-end phones that are still to come this year. The company says it is not a successor to the Snapdragon 820 as such, but that comes with the idea of complementing the family of processors high - end brand.
But that does not mean that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 (also see it with the name MSM8996 Pro) brings noteworthy developments. It is ten percent more powerful than the 820 (a processor which, incidentally, now is present in phones from the likes of Xiaomi Mi5 , HTC 10 , LG G5 or Sony Xperia X Performance ), and brings improvements in consumption battery.
Snapdragon 821, the new Qualcomm processor that will play the most powerful beasts 2016
The new Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 continues to operate under the structure of quad - core (core Qualcomm Kyro), and the clock speed achieved is up to 2.4 GHz. The Snapdragon 820, remember, was able to reach a clock speed of up to 2.2 GHz, while the 810 limited its clocked at 2 GHz (and was eight cores).
|CPU 1||2 cores @ 2.4 GHz Kryo||2 cores @ 2.2 GHz Kryo|
|CPU 2||2 cores Kryo @ 2 GHz||2 cores @ 1.6 GHz Kryo|
|GPU||I adreno TBC @ 650 MHz||Adreno 530 @ 624 MHz|
Moreover, although the latter Qualcomm you have not confirmed in his official announcement is also expected that the Snapdragon 821 raise the clock speed of the graphics processor to 650 MHz (compared to 624 MHz reaching the Adreno 530 Snapdragon 820). This new model is, in short, a small renewal that seems to come with the intention to polish some details Snapdragon 820.
The company claims that soon will be released more details about the Snapdragon 821, so we have to wait a while to discover all the features that this new version of the Snapdragon 800 range.