Qualcomm will release the descendant of its Snapdragon 855 processor, probably sometime in the third or fourth quarter of the year. The company has revealed that the next Snapdragon will have a built-in 5G modem, and leaks of the SM8250 (the code name of the upcoming Snapdragon 865 platform) are circulating all over the internet. Besides from the announcement of the built-in 5G modem within the Snapdragon Mobile Platform, the company kept quiet on all the other details about its upcoming chief chipset. Even so, users and tech lovers say that a tweet coming from Qualcomm might imply that the forthcoming Snapdragon will have an external 5G modem.
The company’s Snapdragon 855 is running on among the best smartphones on today’s market, but the rumors of the next Snapdragon 865 features are thrilling, especially regarding the 5G feature. A tweet from Roland Quandt at Winfuture and also information from GizChina say that a possible variant of the chipset without incorporate 5G could also be released, giving producers more resilience.
Snapdragon 865 Chipset Could Launch In Both 4G and 5G Variants
However, founded on everything that’s been reported from Qualcomm until now, a 5G modem will apparently be incorporated into the Snapdragon 865 chipset, so the total of things you want need to be linked to the next-generation speeds will be already built-in. But also, a version without the new 5G could also be marketed in places where the technology isn’t that accessible.
Samsung Galaxy S10 will now come with 5G chipsets, and the market can now use 5G smartphones and technology as never before. Even if the 5G technology is already available, the structure needed to back 5G is still in the first phases of development, but there are countries where 5G and the infrastructure necessary is possible: you can link to it on specific networks in certain places. In conclusion, it indeed looks like Qualcomm will probably release both 4G and 5G integrated within the upcoming Snapdragon 865.
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