Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset official; 64-bit quad core processor and Adreno 530 GPU in tow

After teasing the massive improvements of the new chipset over the previous Snapdragon processors, Qualcomm has now officially announced the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820.


Qualcomm has announced the launch of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, which is the company’s latest chipset which would be used on high-end flagship smartphones. The SoC flaunts a 64 bit quad core architecture, which uses the company’s own Kryo CPUs, clocked at 2.2 GHz. The company claims that the combination provides twice the performance seen on the Snapdragon 810 processor.


The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 is equipped with the Adreno 530 GPU, which is said to offer photorealistic graphics and perform 40 percent faster than the Adreno 430 GPU. The chipset can support up to 28 MP camera with 4K Ultra HD capture and playback.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 has the new X12 LTE modem with support for Cat.12 LTE and promises speeds up to 600 Mb/sec. it also supports Wi-Fi 802.11ad and 802.11ac 2×2 MU-MIMO thus offering faster WI-Fi reception. Finally, the processor also supports the latest Quick Charge 3.0, which is said to charge devices up to four times faster than conventional charging.