On Monday, 19th of July, tech giant Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 888 Plus, the upgraded version of the flagship Snapdragon 888 processor. It has also boosted its AI capabilities.
Snapdragon 888 Plus’ CPU, a.k.a the brains, has been upgraded to 3GHz. It will make a noticeable difference in the performance of phones when streaming videos or playing games.
Qualcomm has also improved the AI capabilities, allowing for a more immersive gaming and video experience. Statistics show that gaming accounts for 43% of smartphone use, so this is great news for gamers.
Device manufacturers are now working on over 130 devices with the Snapdragon 888 and the new 888 Plus. They will be available in Q3 of 2021.
Cristiano Amon, the incoming CEO, said: “It’s all designed to bring the most premium mobile experiences to flagship Android devices across the globe.”
It’s the beginning of a new era for gaming phones.
Amond explained: “Qualcomm is really… capitalizing on the potential that we have now for our technology to move beyond mobile.”