Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ is 10% Faster
Jul 8, 2020, 8:30 AM by Rich Brome
Qualcomm has introduced a new variant of its flagship Snapdragon 865 chipset for top-end phones. The Snapdragon 865+ offers 10% better CPU and GPU performance, giving an edge to gamers using forthcoming high-end gaming phones like the Asus ROG Phone 3. The 865+ also adds support for Qualcomm's new FastConnect 6900 chipset, for faster data connections over Wi-Fi. The FastConnect 6900 supports the new Wi-Fi 6E standard and the new 6 GHz band, as well as Bluetooth 5.2.
Mar 10, 2021
Asus today announced the ROG Phone 5, its newest flagship gaming phone, following the ROG Phone 3. The ROG Phone 5 brings the ROG Phone series up to date for 2021 with a Snapdragon 888 chip, Android 11, and 65-watt fast charging for its huge 6,000 mAh battery.
Feb 9, 2022
Samsung today announced its lineup of flagship phones for 2022: the Galaxy S22 series. The top-end S22 Ultra sees the biggest changes as it essentially absorbs Samsung's Note series with an integrated S Pen stylus and a more Note-like shape and design, instead of the Contour Cut design of the other models.
Sep 7, 2022
Apple has revealed the iPhone 14 series, with new features, improved specs, and new size options. In place of a Mini option, the iPhone 14 will come in the same 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch screen size options as the Pro models.
Nov 15, 2022
Qualcomm has announced its newest top-end chip, intended to power most flagship-level Android phones in 2023. As expected, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is more powerful and power-efficient across the board (compared to Gen 1), but the most impressive improvements and new features involve AI.
Jan 8, 2021
Motorola today unveiled a full lineup of four new affordable phones, including three g-series models ranging from $169 – $299 and one 5G model for $399. All four feature large batteries (4,000 – 5,000 mAh) and large displays (6.5 – 6.8 inches).