Motorola first with the announcement, Xiaomi to follow
There are plenty of smartphone makers that are jumping on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 train as Qualcomm has already confirmed we will see the first phones before the end of the year.
ARMv9 CPU cores, new Adreno GPU, camera improvements, and more
During its annual Snapdragon Tech Summit 2021, Qualcomm has unveiled its latest flagship mobile SoC, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, bringing improvements across the board, including new ARMv9 CPU cores, new Adreno GPU, 7th Gen Qualcomm AI engine, camera improvements with Snapdragon Sight Camera Technology, 4th gen Snapdragon Elite Gaming, and more.
Based on Navi 24 GPU
AMD is preparing to unleash a few new graphics cards in the Radeon RX 6000 series, the RX 6500 XT and the RX 6400. Both should be based on the smallest RNDA2 Navi 24 GPU and launch in Q1 2022.
Game Ready drivers for Battlefield 2042
Nvidia has released its latest Geforce 496.76 GPU driver that brings Game Ready optimizations for Battlefield 2042, adds the new Nvidia Image Scaling feature, as well as brings DLSS support to several games.
Gets a better camera and 33W fast charging
While the Poco M3 Pro 5G was unveiled not more than six months ago, Poco has now prepared the replacement in the form of the Poco M4 Pro 5G, giving it a slightly larger screen, Mediatek's Dimensity 810 SoC, better camera system, and 33W fast charging.
AMD's new 29b transistor 6nm CDNA 2 GPU
In addition to the CPU announcements, a big part of AMD's Accelerated Data Center keynote was focused on the new AMD Instinct MI200 series accelerators. Based on the new CDNA 2 GPU architecture, this dual-GPU accelerator claims the world's first exascale-class GPU.
804MB of total cache per socket
AMD has unveiled its 3rd gen AMD EPYC Milan-X CPU, a beast with 3D V-Cache, up to 64 Zen 3 cores, and an 804MB of total cache per socket, promising up to 50 percent average uplift across targeted workloads.
Genoa Zen 4 and Bergamo Zen 4c, with up to 96 and 128 cores
During its Accelerated Data Center keynote, AMD has disclosed some impressive details about its upcoming Zen 4-based EPYC lineup, including details about the 4th generation EPYC, and two segments it will cover.
Announcement expected at the Snapdragon Tech Summit
Qualcomm has announced its annual Snapdragon Tech Summit, where the company is expected to announce its next flagship Snapdragon 898 SoC.