We have been having a lot of leaks revolving around the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 in the last few weeks. First, we learned about the chipset’s initial clock speed. And then, a wild leak about a brand-new CPU configuration came to light. Nevertheless, the chipset is about a few months away. So, it’s normal for it to have tons of leaks at this stage. But what about the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 4?
Well, just recently, a leak regarding the process that Qualcomm will utilize for the chipset has come to light. According to it, Qualcomm will be utilizing a brand-new process to mass produce the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4. That could eventually lead to greater performance gains. Though, how much of a leap can you expect?
Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 May Offer A Whopping 40 Percent Lead Against the 8 Gen 3
A reputable Twitter tipster, Revengus, shared some initial info about the upcoming Snapdragon 8 Gen 4. Revengus suggests that the chipset will be mass-produced in the N3E process of TSMC. If you are unaware, the N3E is a much improved 3nm process that belongs to the Taiwanese giant.
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Compared to the regular N3 process, the N3E brings great performance enhancements and power efficiency. With this info, Revengus is basically hinting at the potential multi-core performance of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4. It may actually have what it takes to beat Apple M2 while making a 40 percent leap over the upcoming Snapdragon 8 Gen 3.
We also had an early rumor regarding the configuration of the 8 Gen 4. According to it, the chipset might come with two Phoenix performance cores and six efficiency cores. If all these pieces of info turn out to be valid, the 8 Gen 4 could surely be a great contender against the Apple M2 chipset.