Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus + Debuts: 15% Better GPU Than SD 855

Qualcomm suddenly released a new processor known as “Snapdragon 855 Plus” which is an upgraded version of SD 855, similar to the original Snapdragon 821 and Snapdragon 820.

Previously, the former Snapdragon 855 CPU has an octa-core design, including a large core Kryo 485 Gold (A76) @2.84GHz, three medium-core Kryo 485 Gold (A76) @2.42GHz, four small-core Kryo 485 Silver (A55) @1.80GHz. the latter Snapdragon 855+ large core speeds up to 2.96 GHz (4% overclock), while the small core and the medium core remain unchanged.

At the same time, the frequency of the Adreno 640 GPU has increased from 585MHz to 672MHz, with an increase of 15%.

Other specifications remain unchanged of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus as well as the 7nm process manufacturing, especially the built-in baseband or Snapdragon X24. The system supports up to LTE Cat.20. The maximum download speed is 2Gbps, and the external Snapdragon X50 5G baseband can be plugged.

Qualcomm said that phones based on the Snapdragon 855+ will be commercially available in the second half of this year.

Highlights of Snapdragon 855 Plus

  • Large core frequency increased to 2.96 GHz (4% overclock)
  • Adreno 640 GPU frequency increased to 672MHz (15% overclocked)