Qualcomm announced Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G Mobile Platform SoC; Power on HONOR Magic3 series, ASUS ROG and more

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Snapdragon 888 Plus launch

Qualcomm has announced its latest flagship processor the Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G Mobile Platform, which is an upgrade to the Snapdragon 888 that was launched back in December last year. The Snapdragon 888 Plus version comes with increased Qualcomm Kryo 680 CPU Prime core clock speed at up to 2.995GHz, up 5.2% compared to the predecessor and the 6th generation Qualcomm AI Engine with up to 32 TOPS AI performance compared to 26 TOPS AI performance in the predecessor, which is a 20% improvement.

It has 3 x Performance CPUs at up to 2.42GHz and 4x Efficiency CPUs at up to 1.8GHz as the Snapdragon 888. The Snapdragon 888 Plus is a minor jump from 2.84GHz to 3.00GHz. The Adreno 660 GPU is clocked at 840MHz, which is the same as the Snapdragon 888.

Snapdragon 888 Plus features

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Specification -

CPUQualcomm Kryo 680, up to 3 GHz, 64-bit
AI EngineHexagon 780, 32 TOPS
ModemSnapdragon X60 5G modem, 7.5 Gbps DL, 3 Gbps UL, global 5G multi-SIM.
CamerasSpectra 580 ISP, Triple camera up to 28 MP, Dual camera up to 64 MP, Single-camera up to 200 MP. 720p @ 960 fps, 8K @ 30 fps.
ConnectivityQualcomm FastConnect 6900, Wi-Fi 6E, Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 5, Wi-Fi 802.11/a/b/g/n
Display4K @60Hz, QHD+ @144Hz, HDR10, and HDR10+, 10-bit color depth
FeaturesBluetooth 5.2, USB 3.1
Process5nm (Samsung’s 5LPE)

Qualcomm confirmed that commercial devices based on Snapdragon 888 Plus are expected in the Q3 of 2021 starting from July. HONOR has confirmed that the new Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G Mobile Platform will power HONOR’s upcoming Magic3 series flagship Smartphone. It will also power the next ASUS ROG phone, and on other hand Vivo, Motorola, and Xiaomi launching their phones later this year.