Samsung will mass production of Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor before the end of 2019, using Samsung’s EUV 7nm process. But now the information about the next generation of Snapdragon 875 processors comes.
According to the news, Qualcomm Xiaolong 875 SoC will be transferred back to TSMC. It is expected to be manufactured using 5nm process. The transistor density will increase to 171.3 million per square millimeter, which is about 70% higher than the 7nm level. It can also make the 5G baseband easier to integrate. To the entire SoC. The Qualcomm Xiaolong 875 SoC should be released at the end of 2020 for the flagship smartphone in 2021.
Going back to the upcoming Snapdragon 865 chip, Roland Quandt, a well-known breaking person on Twitter, revealed that the Snapdragon 865 will be available in two versions, built using the 7nm process.
The Snapdragon 865 will be available in two models, one supporting 5G and the other supporting 4G LTE networks, not 5G. The different variants are codenamed Kona and Huracan, but I don’t know which one comes with a 5G modem.
The 5G modem inside the Snapdragon 865 uses Qualcomm’s Opteron X55. It is also worth mentioning that both versions of the Snapdragon 865 support LPDDR5X memory and UFS 3.0 flash memory.