Qualcomm announced Snapdragon 821, the company’s latest high-end processor in the Snapdragon 800 series last month. Qualcomm already said that the Snapdragon 821 will be 10% faster than its current flagship Snapdragon 820 SoC. Today it has detailed the clocked speed of its CPU cores GPU and more.
The Snapdragon 821 will use two performance Kryo cores clocked at 2.34GHz and the other two power Kryo cores will be clocked at 2.19 GHz. It will also use a slightly faster 653 MHz Adreno 530 GPU.
Qualcomm says that it will 5% more power efficiency compared to 820. It also has support for Snapdragon VR SDK which allows for Daydream support as well as dual phase detection. This will improve autofocus speed compared to standard phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF). It also supports up to 28MP camera, compared to 25MP camera on Snapdragon 820.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 also promises 10% faster boot speed, 10% faster app loads, smoother scrolling and improved web browsing performance.