Snapdragon 845 SoC begins trial production, built on 7nm process

There’s no stopping for Qualcomm after the huge success of its Snapdragon 835 SoC and now the US based company is presumably working on a next generation flagship chip, that will be called – obviously- Snapdragon 845.

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This new chipset is said to be developed in collaboration with Samsung and it will be designed originally for the Galaxy S9 flagship model, scheduled to hit the market next year. According to rumors, the specific SoC will be built on the next-gen 7nm process – developed by TSMC! The Taiwanese company has already began trial production of the first test chipsets but full production is expected to commence next year.

According to TSMC, this new 7nm process is expected to offer increased performance by 25%-35% over the 10nm process, allowing for almost 95% of all 10nm chips to fit in a 7nm chipset! This allows for even slimmer smartphones, but also room for larger batteries and even better performance when compared to this year’s models.

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  1. Assefa Hanson
    May 5, 2017

    For the love of God you guys really eat up what manufacturers say about smaller socs is more room for batteries, here’s what’s going to happen more features will be added that’s going to take up more space then the battery will be the same 3000 mAh battery or even smaller

  2. realjjj
    May 6, 2017

    LOL is is a torrent of fake nonsense.

    • Joe Mont
      May 7, 2017

      I dont even think we will see a 35% increase over 16nm, probably closer to a 10% if we are lucky.