Qualcomm roadmap outline leaked, reveals Snapdragon 815 and 820

Qualcomm’s roadmap has been leaked and shows an outline of its upcoming products that includes a powerful next-gen Snapdragon 815 and 820 processors.


The company’s roadmap was leaked by @leaksfly on Twitter. As per the roadmap, the 64-bit Snapdragon 820 will feature 8 high performance Taipan cores, successor to the Krait cores found in most Android devices over the past few years. The leak mentions that Snapdragon 820 will feature an Adreno 530 GPU and supports LPDDR4 RAM, LTE-Advanced connectivity.   This new octa-core chipset will be built using a Samsung/GlobalFoundries 14nm “FinFet”.


In addition, Qualcomm’s roadmap  also shows other soon-to-be-released SoCs like the Snapdragon 815, 625/629, 620, and 616. The Snapdrago 815 will have same RAM and modem as the 820, however it will be forged on a 20nm process. These are 20nm chips with Adreno 418 graphics. The 620 is a quad-core processor while the 625 and 629 chips are octa-core processors. These chips will be used in mid rang mobile devices. Lastly, there is a Snapdragon 616 which takes advantage of eight ARM Cortex A53 cores clocked between 1.8 and 2.2GHz with Adreno 408 GPU.

The timeframe of the launch of these processors is not known yet.


Author: Sneha Bokil

Sneha Bokil is a tech enthusiast and is currently using OnePlus 3T but she still treasures her Nokia N70 (M). You can follow her on Twitter @snehabokil and on Google+