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Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform

Our latest flagship 8 series 5G platform transforms your device into a professional-quality camera, intelligent personal assistant, and elite gaming rig—all connected with truly global 5G multi-gigabit speeds for the premium experiences you deserve.

The Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform packs industry-leading innovations in 5G, AI, gaming, photography, and the many more premium experiences you deserve. Featuring our....

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The Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform packs industry-leading innovations in 5G, AI, gaming, photography, and the many more premium experiences you deserve. Featuring our....

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The Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform packs industry-leading innovations in 5G, AI, gaming, photography, and the many more premium experiences you deserve. Featuring our completely rearchitected 6th gen Qualcomm® Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine, the Snapdragon 888 5G delivers a total of 26 TOPS performance, 3 times performance-per-watt improve....

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The Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform packs industry-leading innovations in 5G, AI, gaming, photography, and the many more premium experiences you deserve. Featuring our completely rearchitected 6th gen Qualcomm® Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine, the Snapdragon 888 5G delivers a total of 26 TOPS performance, 3 times performance-per-watt improvement and 16 times larger shared AI memory.

Connectivity leaps forward with truly global 5G and industry-leading Wi-Fi 6. Both the Snapdragon X60 5G Modem-RF and the Qualcomm® FastC....

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Qualcomm Snapdragon, Qualcomm AI Engine, and Qualcomm FastConnect are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

All comparisons are made to previous generation.

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Product Brief

The biggest leap forward in AI

Our brand-new 6th gen Qualcomm AI Engine includes the Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 780 Processor with a fused AI-accelerator architecture, plus the Tensor Accelerator with 2 times the compute capacity. This Qualcomm AI Engine astonishes with up to 26 TOPS performance.

World’s most advanced 5G platform

Our 3rd gen Snapdragon X60 5G Modem-RF System makes this platform a global 5G powerhouse full of mobile industry firsts, including 5G carrier aggregation across TDD-FDD bands and a 5nm 5G baseband for long battery life. Plus, get the world’s fastest uplink & downlink 5G speeds possible.

Triple down on the future of computational photography

The all-new Qualcomm Spectra™ 580 ISP makes this the first Snapdragon with a Triple ISP. Capture three 4K HDR videos, or three 28 MP photos, at a breakthrough 2.7 gigapixels per second—35% faster than the predecessor.

Unrivaled speed and stamina for elite gamers everywhere

The full suite of Qualcomm® Snapdragon Elite Gaming™ includes Variable Rate Shading (VRS) for up to 30% performance improvement and Qualcomm® Game Quick Touch, increasing responsiveness up to 20%. These, plus our boosted CPU and Qualcomm® Adreno™ GPU make gameplay richer with 35% faster graphics rendering.

Fastest Wi-Fi 6 in the mobile industry

FastConnect 6900 delivers leading Wi-Fi 6 with unprecedented speeds up to 3.6 Gbps, as well as new 6 GHz capacity with Wi-Fi 6E. With industry first implementations of advanced features such as 4K QAM and 4-stream DBS, this connectivity system is fit to handle the demands of next-gen content and apps.

Securing the future of photography

Qualcomm® Processor Security supports Truepic, a cryptography seal that ensures and verifies the authenticity of photos on your device. The Snapdragon 888 is now the world’s first camera compliant with the Content Authenticity Initiative (CAI).

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform

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Features

  • Qualcomm® Adreno™ 660 GPU delivers 35% faster graphics rendering

  • New architecture based on Arm Cortex-X1 technology

    • Qualcomm® Kryo™ 680 CPU enables 25% higher performance and incredible power efficiency
  • 6th generation Qualcomm AI Engine with Hexagon 780 Processor

    • 3X performance per Watt improvement
    • Delivers up to 1,000x improvement for hands-off time in certain use-cases
    • 2nd Gen Qualcomm® Sensing Hub with always-on low-power AI processor
    • 26 TOPS
  • Capture 120FPS burst photo at 12MP

  • First 4K HDR with computational HDR video capture

  • Capture in near darkness with new low light architecture

  • First AI-based auto-focus and auto-exposure

  • Full suite of Snapdragon Elite Gaming™ features including

    • Variable Rate Shading for 30% performance increase
    • Qualcomm Game Quick Touch increases responsiveness by up to 20%
  • FastConnect 6900 Mobile Connectivity System brings the fastest Wi-Fi 6 speeds of any mobile Wi-Fi offering in the industry (Up to 3.6 Gbps)

    • Reimagined Bluetooth audio for a new class of crisp, reliable and responsive voice and music
  • Compatible with both standalone and non-standalone modes

  • World’s First CAI Compliant Camera – ensure the security & validity of images

  • First Snapdragon to feature Qualcomm® Hypervisor Execution Environment: run multiple OSes simultaneously and securely

  • Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 5 technology is 70% more efficient and supports 0-100% charging in less than 15 minutes*

  • The Qualcomm Aqstic™ smart speaker amplifier (WSA8835) engineered to deliver a whopping 7.3W output power, almost doubling our previous generation of smart speakers, is a small chip with a big sound

  • Qualcomm® AI-Enhanced Signal Boost adaptive antenna tuning

Specifications

Qualcomm® Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine

AIE GPU: Qualcomm® Adreno™ 660 GPU

AIE CPU: Qualcomm® Kryo™ 680 CPU

Hexagon Processor: Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 780 Processor; 2nd gen Qualcomm® Sensing Hub, Large shared AI memory, Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Voice Assistant Accelerator, Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Scalar Accelerator, Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Vector eXtensions (HVX), Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Tensor Accelerator

Cellular Modem

Modem Name: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X60 5G Modem-RF System

Peak Download Speed: 7.5 Gbps

Peak Upload Speed: 3 Gbps

Performance Enhancement Technologies: Qualcomm® AI-Enhanced Signal Boost adaptive antenna tuning, Qualcomm® Wideband Envelope Tracking, Qualcomm® Smart Transmit™ technology, Qualcomm® 5G PowerSave

5G Spectrum: Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS), mmWave, sub-6 GHz

5G mmWave specs: 800 MHz bandwidth, 8 carriers, 2x2 MIMO

5G sub-6 GHz specs: 200 MHz bandwidth, 4x4 MIMO

Multi-SIM features: Global 5G multi-SIM

Cellular Technology: 5G NR, LTE including CBRS support, HSPA, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA, CDMA 1x, EV-DO, GSM/EDGE

5G Downlink speed:  Up to 7.5 Gbps

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi Standards: Wi-Fi 6E, Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 5, 802.11a/b/g, 802.11n

Qualcomm® Wi-Fi 6 technology features: MU-MIMO (Uplink and Downlink), 8x8 sounding, 160 MHz channel support, OFDMA (Uplink and Downlink), 4K QAM, WPA3 security support, 6 GHz operation (Wi-Fi 6E)

Wi-Fi Spectral Bands: 2.4GHz, 5GHz, 6GHz

Bluetooth

Bluetooth Audio:  Qualcomm® aptX™ Adaptive Audio,  LE Audio Features, Qualcomm TrueWireless™ Technology, Bluetooth 5.2

NFC

Near Field Communications: Supported

Location

Satellite Systems Support: Beidou, Galileo, GLONASS, Dual frequency GNSS, NavIC, NavIC enabled, GPS, GNSS, QZSS, SBAS

USB

USB Version: USB 3.1, USB-C

CPU

CPU Clock Speed: Up to 2.84 GHz

CPU Architecture: 64-bit

Process

Process Technology: 5 nm

Qualcomm® FastConnect™ Subsystem

Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Subsystem: Qualcomm® FastConnect™ 6900

Bluetooth Features: Qualcomm® aptX™ Voice, Qualcomm® TrueWireless™ Technology, Bluetooth 5.2, LE Audio Features (broadcast audio), Qualcomm® aptX™ Adaptive Audio, Dual Bluetooth Antennas

Wi-Fi 6 features: MU-MIMO (Uplink and Downlink), 8x8 sounding, 6 GHz operation (Wi-Fi 6E), OFDMA (Uplink and Downlink), 4K QAM, Dual-band simultaneous (DBS), WPA3 security support, 4-Stream Dual-band simultaneous, Target Wake Time, 160 MHz channel support

Camera

Image Signal Processor: Qualcomm Spectra™ 580 image signal processor, Triple 14-bit CV-ISPs, Hardware accelerator for computer vision (CV-ISP)

Triple Camera, MFNR, ZSL, 30fps: Up to 28 MP

Dual Camera, MFNR, ZSL, 30fps: Up to 64 MP

Single Camera: Up to 200 MP

Camera Features: Real-time object classification, Low light photography architecture, 10-bit HDR HEIF photo capture, Multi-frame Noise Reduction (MFNR)

Slow Motion Video Capture: 720p @ 960 FPS

Video Capture Formats: Dolby Vision, HDR10, HDR10+, HEVC

Single Camera, MFNR, ZSL, 30fps: Up to 84 MP

Video Capture Features: Rec. 2020 color gamut video capture, 4K HDR with Computational HD, 8K video capture at 30fps, Up to 10-bit color depth video capture

Video

Codec Support: Dolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9

Display

Max On-Device Display: 4K @ 60 Hz, QHD+ @ 144 Hz

Display Features: Demura and subpixel rendering for OLED uniformity

Max External Display: 4K @ 60 Hz

HDR: HDR10+, HLG, Dolby Vision, HDR10

Color Depth: Up to 10-bit

Color Gamut: Rec2020

General Audio

Audio Technology: Qualcomm Aqstic™ smart speaker amplifier up to Qualcomm® WSA8835, Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Voice Assistant Accelerator, Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio codec up to Qualcomm® WCD9385, Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

GPU

GPU Video Playback: Volumetric VR video playback, 8K 360 VR video playback

API Support: OpenCL™ 2.0 FP, OpenGL® ES 3.2, Vulkan® 1.1, DX12

Security Support

Fingerprint Sensor: Qualcomm® 3D Sonic, Qualcomm® 3D Sonic Max 

Secure Processing Unit: Biometric Authentication (Fingerprint, Iris, Voice, Face)

    *Quick Charge is designed to increase the battery charge of a device by up to 100% in 15 minutes. Actual results may vary depending on device design

    Qualcomm Snapdragon, Qualcomm AI Engine, Qualcomm Hexagon, Qualcomm FastConnect, Qualcomm Spectra, Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming, Qualcomm Game Quick Touch, Qualcomm Adreno, Qualcomm Processor Security, Qualcomm Kryo, Qualcomm Sensing Hub, Qualcomm Quick Charge, Qualcomm Hypervisor Execution Environment, Qualcomm Aqstic, Qualcomm Wideband Envelope Tracking, Qualcomm Smart Transmit, Qualcomm 5G PowerSave, Qualcomm Wi-Fi 6, Qualcomm 5G PowerSave, Qualcomm aptX, Qualcomm TrueWireless, Qualcomm WSA8835, Qualcomm WCD9385, Qualcomm 3D Sonic and Qualcomm 3D Sonic Max are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

    All comparisons are made to previous generation.

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    Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X60 5G Modem-RF System
    7.5 Gbps
    3 Gbps
    Qualcomm® AI-Enhanced Signal Boost adaptive antenna tuning
    Qualcomm® Wideband Envelope Tracking
    Qualcomm® Smart Transmit™ technology
    Qualcomm® 5G PowerSave
    Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS)
    mmWave
    sub-6 GHz
    800 MHz bandwidth
    8 carriers
    2x2 MIMO
    200 MHz bandwidth
    4x4 MIMO
    5G NR
    LTE including CBRS support
    HSPA
    WCDMA
    TD-SCDMA
    CDMA 1x
    EV-DO
    GSM/EDGE
    Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X55 5G Modem-RF system
    7.5 Gbps
    3 Gbps
    Qualcomm® Wideband Envelope Tracking
    Qualcomm® Smart Transmit™ technology
    Qualcomm® Signal Boost adaptive antenna tuning
    Qualcomm® 5G PowerSave
    Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS)
    mmWave
    sub-6 GHz
    800 MHz bandwidth
    8 carriers
    2x2 MIMO
    200 MHz bandwidth
    4x4 MIMO
    LTE including CBRS support
    HSPA
    WCDMA
    TD-SCDMA
    CDMA 1x
    EV-DO
    GSM/EDGE
    Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X55 5G Modem-RF system
    7.5 Gbps
    3 Gbps
    Qualcomm® Wideband Envelope Tracking
    Qualcomm® Smart Transmit™ technology
    Qualcomm® Signal Boost adaptive antenna tuning
    Qualcomm® 5G PowerSave
    Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS)
    mmWave
    sub-6 GHz
    800 MHz bandwidth
    8 carriers
    2x2 MIMO
    200 MHz bandwidth
    4x4 MIMO
    LTE including CBRS support
    HSPA
    WCDMA
    TD-SCDMA
    CDMA 1x
    EV-DO
    GSM/EDGE

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