When it comes to smartphone chips, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon series is undoubtedly the best. The last flagship chip of Qualcomm – Snapdragon 810, received plenty of criticism, some of it overboard due to the overheating issues that came with it. Now Qualcomm is set to unveil the next flagship CPU – Snapdragon 820 in the coming weeks.
Qualcomm were due to unveil Snapdragon 820 on 11 August but it has got delayed and instead they are showcasing new gaming and graphics technology.
Snapdragon 820 is expected to be a major upgrade over the existing Snapdragon 810. It should once and for all solve the heating issues.
Qualcomm also believe that Snapdragon 820 will offer a 40% increase in performance over the Snapdragon 810, as well as a 30% improvement in battery life.
With most flagship devices set to have Snapdragon 820 as their next CPU, it becomes imperative that Qualcomm come up with a successful CPU this time. Snapdragon 810 performed well, but the heating issue was a major let down for many users.