Qualcomm has announced a new version of their Snapdragon 855 processor, the Snapdragon 855 Plus which is basically an overclocked version of the 855 processor.
The new Snapdragon 855 Plus has been overclocked to 2.96 GHz as opposed to 2.84 GHz on the standard processor.
“Snapdragon 855 Plus will raise the bar for elite gamers with the increase in CPU and GPU performance and elevate experiences for 5G, gaming, AI and XR, which is something our OEM customers look to us to deliver,” said Kedar Kondap, vice president, product management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “Snapdragon 855 Plus is our most advanced mobile platform to date and will build upon the success of the 2019 Android flagship Snapdragon 855 5G mobile platform.
Gaming: Snapdragon 855 Plus is built for speed to support enhanced performance and deliver leading experiences in 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.
Qualcomm has said that this new processor has been designed for gamers, and that it comes with a new Adreno 640 GPU which gives around a 15% increase over the standard 855 processor.
You can find out more information about the new Snapdragon 855 over at Qualcomm at the link below.