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Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 leak details core layout, lack of 32-bit support


Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

Qualcomm’s flagship chipsets for Android smart devices have actually been improving and much better, and we’re now getting some early information on what’s set to show up with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 later on this year.

Kuba Wojciechowski this night tweeted a thread with a few of the very first information about Qualcomm’s upcoming Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip, obviously codenamed either “Lanai” or “Pineapple.” The chip will apparently embrace a 2 +3 +2 +1 design, various from the existing Snapdragon 8 Gen 2’s 1 +4 +3 setup.

The brand-new cluster originates from the “titanium” cluster, which includes 2 Arm “Hunter” (A7xx) cores. The complete design would consist of 2 A5xx cores, 3 A7xx cores, 2 A7xx cores, and a single “gold+” core. It’s not presently understood how the “titanium” cluster would vary, however Kuba hypothesizes it might be set up in a different way, such as consisting of more cache, or might be clocked greater.

Especially, these are brand-new cores from Arm, which Kuba states “change the entire existing lineup.” These brand-new chips likewise obviously drop assistance for 32-bit totally, going 64-bit just. That’s not actually a huge surprise, as the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 currently drew back on 32-bit assistance to a degree, and Android has actually been pressing in that instructions for a while.

Back to the cores, Arm codename Hayes and Hunter (ELP) are brand name brand-new, unannounced CPU cores changing the entire existing line-up.

They drop assistance for 32-bit totally, suggesting that 8 Gen 3 will be 64-bit-only. This is likewise verified by Qualcomm’s code. https://t.co/VSHvbFiKMD pic.twitter.com/Hgcb8YHOv1

— Kuba Wojciechowski:3 (@Za_Raczke) March 23, 2023

The thread likewise discusses that Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 will update the GPU to Adreno 750, with a (existing) optimal frequency of 770 MHz. The chip likewise supports Linux kernel 6.1 and Android 14.

Qualcomm revealed Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 in November 2022, however report has it that Gen 3 will be revealed ahead of that schedule this year.

More on Qualcomm:

  • Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 tipped to get here earlier than its predecessor yet once again
  • Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
  • Snapdragon Satellite will concern all Snapdragon tiers, verified for gadgets from Oppo, more

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