The coming year 2020 will full of flagship smartphones and we know which SoC will power these devices – obviously, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, a 7nm chip using ARM Cortex-A77 cores, the prime core named Kryo 585 clocked up to 2.84 GHz. No doubt, this will be an amazing chip for gamers, packing an Adreno 650 GPU under the hood.
We already know the massive competition this chip will be against the likes of MediaTek Dimensity 1000, Exynos 990, Kirin 990 and the major competitor being the Apple A13 Bionic Chip. So, knowing a huge competition Qualcomm has released another capable SoC that will power almost all flagships the coming year.
The leaked benchmarks of this upcoming SoC will give us a wider perspective of how the chip performs in real benchmarks and against its competitors. Someone had run Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 reference device codenamed ‘Kona’ through AnTuTu, and the benchmarks are flooding around the web.
In AnTuTu, the chipset manages to score a whopping 568,919 points considering to be a huge improvement from the last-gen Snapdragon 855 that scored around 450,000 points. This puts the new chipset again in the limelight and surely the flagship devices of 2020 will be much more powerful than before.
When compared to the Snapdragon 855+, Kirin 990 5G and MediaTek Dimensity 1000, the Snapdragon 865 still retains its clean lead. It surpasses others in almost all aspects and shows its real dominance.
With the Snapdragon 865, Qualcomm promises up to a 25% increase in both CPU and GPU performance, twice the performance in AI tasks and lower power consumption across the board. You can expect the first Snapdragon 865 devices in the upcoming CES 2019.
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