The most powerful version of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 ‘Plus’ could arrive later in 2021

Those who follow the launch of the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset may know that the company launches its Snapdragon 8xx series processors every year, followed by a version of ‘Plus’ designed a few months later. Last year we saw Snapdragon 865 and 865+ coming later in the year. Before that, it was a Snapdragon 855 and 855+. Recently, Qualcomm unveiled its Snapdragon 888 processor, which we will see on most of the leading smartphones in 2021. However, the new report now talks about the Snapdragon 888+ model, which may be launched later this year.

According to a tipster Digital Chat Station post at Weibo, Qualcomm could launch a Snapdragon 888+ processor in the second half of this year. Unfortunately, nothing more is known about the chipset. However, it has been reported that a US-based chipmaker has a GPU frequency of Snapdragon 888 installed at 840MHz. Therefore, OEMs will not be able to override their devices. This also means that the rumored Snapdragon 888+ may come with a little improvement over the Snapdragon 888.

It could be the same ss case of Snapdragon 865. For those who don’t know, Snapdragon 865+ is said to improve performance by 10% more than Snapdragon 865. The GPU, which is Adreno 650, is said to be 10% faster than it is in -Snapdragon 865 original.

Currently, the Xiaomi Mi 11 is the only smartphone that comes with a Snapdragon 888. processor. We look forward to seeing Samsung Galaxy S21 models coming with the Snapdragon 888 in the US and other selected regions.

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