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[Other] Snapdragon 855 Explained

2018-12-11 10:27:49
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Hello MI fans,
Today we are going to discuss about most awaited chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, It was a highly anticipated successor of the Snapdragon 845 SoC.

So let's get started,


The chipset is unleashing 5G experience with Snapdragon X50 modem and come with Multi-Gigabit 4G connectivity and providing some of the most advanced technologies in the mobile industry.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is the World's first 5G platform with Snapdragon X50 modem and Combined with a new era of Wi-Fi performance.


Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is powered by new architecture improvement and based on 7nm process technology, a giant in CPU which uses less battery and useful in power saving.

The chipset comes with three cluster CPU with Kryo 485 which features one large performance core running at a clock speed of 2.84GHz, Three medium cores clocked at 2.42GHz and Four small efficiency cores clocked at 1.80GHz.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is packed with more advanced Adreno 640 GPU which gives u better graphics and gaming performance.

With 7nm process technology and Adreno 640 GPU, the chipset gives you 45% faster CPU and 20% Faster GPU respectively.


◆World's first 5G mmWave and sub-6GHz mobile solution.

◆ World's first 2Gbps LTE modem including World's first 7x Carrier Aggregation and 14nm RF chip, which enables 90% of operators to achieve Multi-Gigabit LTE.

◆ World's First Computer Vision ISP(CV-ISP) delivers real-time object recognition, segmentation and replacement to allow users to isolate and swap out background and object in real-time.

◆ With 4th generation AI you can perform 7 TOPS(Trillion Operations Per Second).

◆Qualcomm's Wi-Fi 6 with World's First 11ay-based 60GHz Wi-Fi mobile platform provide new connectivity era.

◆Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming delivers performance, features and enhancement to power next generation Elite Gaming with Adreno 640 GPU and Vulkan 1.1, HDR gaming.

◆ Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 comes with World's first 4K HDR video capture along with Portrait mode(Bokeh) so you can film cinema grade videos. With World's first HDR10 mobile video and playback for imagery gives you more details and contrast. Also 10bit color depth and Rec.2020 gamut you can capture over 1 billion shades for improvement in color.

◆ Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 architecture based on 7nm technology and Kryo 485 gives you Fastest app launch performance compared to other 7nm processor and saves your battery.

◆ Presence of Hexagon 690 help Snapdragon 855 to Optimize Voice assistant,4X vector extension and Newly introduced Tensor Accelerator and 50% More ALUs.With Hexagon 690 it supports two wake words simultaneously.


Due to the presence of Kryo 485, it gives the biggest leap for Snapdragon 855 and gives better performance than any other chipset and chipset of 800 series.

Finally, The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is the balance of Power as well Performance.

ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 855
*Qualcomm Adreno 640 GPU
*Vulkan 1.1 API
*Open GL ES 3.2,Open CL2.0 FP
*HDR10+, HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision
*HDR gaming with 10-bit color depth, Rec.2020 color gamut
*Hardware-accelerated H.265 and VP9 decoder
DSP*Qualcomm Hexagon 690 DSP
*Qualcomm Hexagon Vector Accelerator, Tensor Accelerator, Voice Assistant
*Qualcomm All Ways Aware Hub
CPU*8x Qualcomm Kryo 485
*Up to 2.84GHz
*64-bit Architecture
*7nm Process Technology
Memory*Memory Speed:2133 MHz
*Memory Type:4x16-bit,LPDDR4x.
*Memory Density: Up to 16GB.
Modem*Snapdragon X50 5G modem
*support for sub-6GHz and mmWave
*Snapdragon X24 LTE 4G modem
*Multi-SIM with support for Dual SIM Dual VoLTE(DSDV) and LTE Dual SIM Dual Standby(DSDS)+LAA
*Next-generation calling services including VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G
*HD and Ultra HD Voice(EVS), CSFB to3G and 2G
Connectivity*Bluetooth Version:5.0
*Bluetooth Speed:2 Mbps
*Satellite system support: Dual frequency GNSS, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS.
*Near Field Communication(NFC)
*USB Type-C, USB Version 3.1 Support.



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2018-12-11 10:27:49
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Master Bunny

Mohammad Ayan | from Redmi 4A


nice thanks for sharing
2018-12-11 10:49:40

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Jinse7 | from Redmi 4


2018-12-11 20:44:15

Master Bunny

SANJPOKH791 | from Redmi Y2


Seems good chip...It might bring new competition in market...
2018-12-12 00:56:47

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akash mandhare | from Redmi Y1


Thanks For Sharing
2018-12-12 02:48:29

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Saayad | from Redmi Note 6 Pro


the best  from Qualcomm
2018-12-12 05:25:18

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Kalyan528 | from Redmi Note 5


2018-12-12 06:49:56

Grandmaster Bunny

Solver13 | from Redmi Note 4


Well explained!
2018-12-12 08:24:26

Grandmaster Bunny

prashanthsahu | from Redmi Note 4


extremely good and excellent Bro .
2018-12-12 09:14:58


sktaufiq Author | from Redmi Y2


extremely good and excellent Bro .

thanks bro
2018-12-12 09:18:24

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Ammy 5189566333 | from app


nice information , i already using 845 chipset now waiting for 855
2018-12-12 22:22:07
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