Following the release of an updated generation of Snapdragon processors 855 Plus Qualcomm has started to develop models Snapdragon 865 and the world's first mobile platform with the chips made at 5-nm - Snapdragon 875. The network has already received new details about the features of the manufacture of future products.
As a production line Qualcomm chose TSMC Taiwan sites, reports Chinese publication Sina. That's where 5-nm Snapdragon 875 chips will be produced. A year ago, the company also collaborated with Samsung, whose factories produced Snapdragon 830, 835 and 845. Only these two chipmakers have the technology to mass-produce 7-nm and 5-nm chips.
Earlier in the database Geekbench test appeared platform, code-named Kona, and 12 4160 scored 946 points in single and multi-core test respectively. According to available information, this is the new Snapdragon 865 processor, whose engineering samples are already undergoing pre-release tests. Insiders claim that the device will support memory standard LPDDR5X and the flash memory format UFS 3.0. The market will receive two versions of the chip: with support for the standard 5G-networks and LTE-modification.
Samsung has already reported that the new CPU, manufactured by a 5-nanometer process, showed a reduction in power consumption by 20% compared to the current 7-nm models. To serial production of such chips and Samsung, and TSMC, according to previous leaks, will be ready only by 2021. Apple is expected to be among the first to master the new process for its smartphones with the A14 model.