Qualcomm has announced the new Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G Mobile Platform, a follow-on to the flagship Snapdragon 888. The upgraded Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G platform is armed with the full arsenal of Snapdragon Elite Gaming features to harness the power of ultra-smooth responsiveness, color-rich HDR graphics, and mobile-first desktop-level. Compared to its predecessor, Snapdragon 888 Plus offers an increased Qualcomm Kryo 680 CPU Prime core clock speed at up to 3.0 GHz and the 6th generation Qualcomm AI Engine with up to 32 TOPS AI performance, which is more than 20% improvement as claimed by Qualcomm.
Qualcomm has also announced that Upgraded Flagship Mobile Platform will power ROG smartphones from ASUS,HONOR’s upcoming Magic3 series flagship and also phones from Motorola, vivo, and Xiaomi in second half of 2021.
“Snapdragon is synonymous with premium Android experiences. Our latest flagship Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G Mobile Platform will help deliver the premium entertainment, connectivity, and gaming experiences users deserve,” said Christopher Patrick, senior vice president and general manager, mobile handset business, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “We’re excited to see OEMs launch with products based on our highest performing platform.”