Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 855 Plus processor with improved CPU and GPU performance

Qualcomm today announced the Snapdragon 855 Plus mobile processor, an improved version of its flagship Snapdragon 855 processor. Snapdragon 855 Plus will offer improved CPU and GPU performance when compared to Snapdragon 855.

  • Qualcomm Kryo 485 CPU Prime core clock speed at up to 2.96GHz
  • Qualcomm Adreno 640 GPU offers a 15% increase

Even though the Snapdragon 855 Plus comes with an integrated multi-gigabit Snapdragon X24 LTE 4G modem, OEMs can enable 5G connectivity using the X50 5G modem. Other highlights of Snapdragon 855 Plus:

  • Gaming: The Snapdragon Elite Gaming Experience gives you a competitive edge with a full suite of hardware and software features that are fully optimized for gaming, including the Vulkan 1.1 Graphics Driver that is 20% more power efficient than Open GL ES. The Snapdragon Elite Gaming Experience also features software enhancements such as Game Jank Reducer, Game Fast Loader, Game AntiCheat Extensions, and more.
  • AI: Experience ultra-responsive gaming with the 4th generation multi-core Qualcomm.

You can expect devices with Snapdragon 855 Plus later this year.