Awaited Snapdragon 820: the fastest processor clock at 3.0GHz coming August

Upcoming Snapdragon 820

As well known, Qualcomm Snapdragon is a manufacturer that mainly produce chipset for market flagship smartphones and tablet. After struggling many troubles around overheating of Snapdragon 810, Qualcomm have tried to strengthen its operation process to bring a new generation for comsumers. Although it was frist mentioned in March at MWC 2015, until now we just know few information that Snapdragon 820 will use the Kryo core designed by Qualcomm. Meanwhile, according to a source from China, the new chip will be announced in details at a special event in Los Angeles. The event will be took place on August 11th 2015.

Snapdragon 820 Specs

The source also said the new chip will have the Adreno 530 graphics, modem Cat.10 MDM9x55 and produced by finFET process. Moreover, according to AndroidCentral, the Snapdragon 820 will have Kryo quad-core  64-bit with 3.0GHz clock speed and it will be manufactured on Samsung’s 14nm technology. The 3.0 GHz speed is actually higher than the figure of 2.0 GHz of Snapdragon 810 or 2.1GHz of Exynos 7420 of Samsung


The new chip with Kryo quad-core 64-bit  3GHz will significantly faster than any other products in recent market- at least according to the results of performance measurement  was announced.

The differences between the previous chipset and the new one is that Snapdragon uses big. LITTLE architecture of ARM. Qualcomm decided to return and use its chip is the way to get rid of the overheating problems.


Snapdragon 810 overheating issue makes almost technology brands eagerly awaiting the presence of  Snapdragon 820.

Highly Expectation for Snapdragon 820

Because of these problems, many smartphones and tablets manufacturer eagerly waiting for the next generation of Snapdragon. The Snapdragon 8xx line has an important role for expressing the productive ability of many top smartphones and tablet brands.  However, with the August annouched schedule, users will have to wait at least until the end of this year or even early 2016 to reach the first products that integrate new chipsets. In addition, according to the website of Korea Mobile-dad, Sony, Xiaomi and HTC will be the first brands to have the chance to experience the new Snapdragon 820 chipset.