Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is the flagship SoC of 2022 — Here’s what you need to know

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipsets are found in every segment of the Android world, powering millions of devices. This year marks a change in the naming strategy for the company, and not only is the Snapdragon brand now separate from “Qualcomm”, but the way the chipsets themselves are named has also changed. This year, the company has one chipset for smartphones that it’s debuting, and it’s not called the Snapdragon 895, nor is it called the Snapdragon 898. This is the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.
Every year, Qualcomm loves to boast about its improvements in efficiency and performance, and this year is no different. With competition beginning to heat up between both Qualcomm and MediaTek (and a little bit on the side from Google and Samsung too), Qualcomm appears to be feeling the heat. This year’s chipset packs a ton of improvements over last year, with Qualcomm promising massive gains in artificial intelligence and in graphics rendering. Qualcomm says that the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 shows changes …

Written By: Adam Conway

Original Article: https://www.xda-developers.com/qualcomm-snapdragon-8-gen-1/

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