The most extreme Snapdragon. Ever.
The Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 8cx Compute Platform combines the best of the smartphone with the power and performance of a premium laptop in ultra-thin, fanless form factors to deliver a superior Always On, Always Connected PC* computing experience. The first 7nm PC platform, the Snapdragon 8cx supports transformative 5G experiences, multi-gigabit LTE, and multi-day battery life** and marks the biggest generational performance increase ever in a Snapdragon platform.
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Snapdragon 8cx unleashes transformative 5G experiences with the Snapdragon X55 5G modem, which also allows users to harness multi-gigabit 4G LTE connectivity.
The Qualcomm® Adreno™ 680 GPU is engineered to provide a 2x performance improvement and 60% greater power efficiency over the previous generation platform. Together with the Qualcomm® Kryo™ 495 CPU, the fastest ever in a Snapdragon, the Snapdragon 8cx is designed to deliver amazing graphics, powerful productivity, and multi-day battery life.
The integrated X24 LTE modem delivers peak download speeds of up to 2 Gbps, and improves throughput by up to 70% in poor network conditions over non-gigabit LTE. High speed connected computing for fast and efficient productivity and entertainment, virtually anywhere.
The Snapdragon 8cx brings 5G to the enterprise workforce, enabling effortless, worldwide communication. Alongside that game-changing connectivity, the Snapdragon 8cx is built with a suite of security features and architectures, including full hypervisor support. Protected LTE connectivity, improved crypto-security, and Windows 10 Enterprise support, are all designed to safeguard passwords, log-ons, and sensitive personal information.
The Snapdragon 8cx supports immersive graphics performance and HW acceleration for advanced video formats, with up to 4k HDR video playback at 120 frames-per second for streaming and watching spectacular content virtually seamlessly. The integrated Qualcomm Aqstic™ Audio technology is designed to deliver high-fidelity sound and music and true surround-sound experiences.
The integrated Qualcomm® AI Engine takes advantage of the Snapdragon 8cx highly integrated architecture, and allows developers to utilize the platform intelligently and efficiently, reducing reliance on the CPU alone and supporting the creation of the next generation of user experiences.
Snapdragon 8cx: The Most Extreme Snapdragon. Ever.
Dec 6, 2018
The Snapdragon 8cx mobile compute platform brings the best of your smartphone and combines it with the best of your PC. It is engineered to support rich, fast, and more intelligent experiences, to enhance the way people connect, create, and collaborate. Learn more about all the features of our Snapdragon powered Always On, Always Connected PCs and the experiences they support.
Latest DirectX 12 API
Advanced Camera and Video capabilities: Cinema core with VP9 & H.265 decoder and 2nd Gen HDR Playback; High efficiency video encoder
Dual 4K external displays
Connected Standby / Instant On
Multi-gigabit speeds for virtually seamless cloud connectivity/computing: up to 2Gbps LTE
Location Aware for app accuracy
Wi-Fi: MU-MIMO, Multi-gigabit Wi-Fi, Dual-band simultaneous (DBS), Integrated baseband
4th Generation Qualcomm AI Engine
Enhanced voice assistant experiences for Alexa and Cortana with Qualcomm Aqstic technology
Supports all versions Windows 10 (Enterprise, Pro, Home)
Remote management and location awareness for enterprise efficiency
Advanced location features:
Sensors: Qualcomm All-Ways Aware™ technology
Charging: Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4+ technology
5G Chipset: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X55 Modem-RF System
5G Technology: 5G NR
5G Spectrum: mmWave, sub-6 GHz, 5G/4G spectrum sharing
5G Modes: FDD, TDD, SA (standalone), NSA (non-standalone)
5G mmWave specs: 800 MHz bandwidth, 8 carriers, 2x2 MIMO
5G sub-6 GHz specs: 200 MHz bandwidth, 4x4 MIMO
5G Peak Download Speed: 7 Gbps
5G Peak Upload Speed: 3 Gbps
5G RF: 100 MHz envelope tracking, Adaptive antenna tuning
CPU Cores: Qualcomm® Kryo™ 495 CPU, Octa-core CPU
CPU Architecture: 64-bit
Process Technology: 7 nm
DSP Technology: Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 690 Processor, Qualcomm All-Ways Aware™ technology
Modem Name: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X24 LTE modem
Downlink LTE Category: LTE Category 20
LTE Downlink Features
Downlink LTE Streams: Maximum 20 spatial streams
Downlink Carrier Aggregation: 7x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Downlink LTE MIMO: Up to 4x4 MIMO on five carriers, Full-Dimension MIMO (FD-MIMO)
Downlink QAM: Up to 256-QAM
LTE Uplink Features
Uplink Technology: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+, Uplink Data Compression (UDC)
Uplink Carrier Aggregation: 3x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Uplink LTE Streams: Up to 2x 106Mbps LTE streams
Uplink QAM: Up to 256-QAM
LTE Peak Download Speed: 2 Gbps
LTE Peak Upload Speed: 316 Mbps
Cellular Technology: WCDMA (DB-DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA), TD-SCDMA, CDMA 1x, EV-DO, GSM/EDGE
LTE Technology: LTE FDD, LTE TDD including CBRS support, LAA, LTE Broadcast
Wi-Fi Standards: 802.11ad, 802.11ac Wave 2, 802.11a/b/g, 802.11n
Wi-Fi Spectral Bands: 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, 60 GHz
MIMO Configuration: 2x2 (2-stream)
Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 5.0
Near Field Communications: Supported
Satellite Systems Support: Beidou, Galileo, GLONASS, GPS, QZSS, SBAS
Location Support: Qualcomm® Location
Global Emergency Services Support: Assisted GPS, OTDOA (LTE-based positioning)
RFFE: Qualcomm® RF Front-End (RFFE) solution, High-power transmit (HPUE), Qualcomm® Adaptive Antenna Tuning
USB Version: USB 3.1
Image Signal Processor: Qualcomm Spectra™ 390 image signal processor, Dual 14-bit ISPs
Dual Camera: Up to 16 MP
Single Camera: Up to 32 MP
Video Capture (30 FPS): 4K HDR video capture, 4K Ultra HD video capture
Slow Motion Video Capture: 720p @ 480 FPS
Video Playback: Up 4K HDR @ 120fps
Codec Support: H.265 (HEVC), H.264 (AVC), VP9
Video Software: Rec. 2020 color gamut video capture, Up to 10-bits per color video capture
Max On-Device Display: 4K Ultra HD
Max External Display: Two 4K Displays
Audio Technology: Qualcomm TrueWireless™ Technology, Qualcomm® Broadcast Audio technology, Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology, Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology
Qualcomm® aptX™ audio playback support: Qualcomm® aptX™, Qualcomm® aptX™ HD
Channel output: Surround Sound
Speaker protection: Speaker protection
GPU Name: Qualcomm® Adreno™ 680 GPU
API Support: DX12
Memory speed: 2133MHz
Memory Type: LPDDR4x, 8 channels
SSD: NVME SSD
UFS: UFS 3.0
*Requires network connection and compatible network.
** Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors
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|CPU core count||CPU Cores||Modem Name||GPU Name|
Qualcomm® Kryo™ 495 CPU
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X24 LTE modem
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 680 GPU
Qualcomm® Kryo™ 385 CPU
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X20 LTE modem
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 630 GPU
Qualcomm® Kryo™ 280 CPU
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X16 LTE modem
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 540 GPU