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The latest Snapdragon 835 Specs and Features

24 Feb

Qualcomm launched their newest Snapdragon 835 at CES.

Videocardz.com not long ago launched a set of slides with specs and features for the Snapdragon 835. Based on what the-latest-snapdragon-835-specs-and-featuresthese specs exposed, there are many of enhancement compared to its predecessors in nearly every aspect.

One of the slides described Snapdragon 835 as a next generation FinFET at 10nm which signifies it is smaller in terms of die size and package, with more feature addition. Hence, this means producers can create slimmer mobile devices with larger batteries. And compare to Snapdragon 820, the Snapdragon 835 power usage is very low, making battery life for a longer time.

How long is Snapdragon 835 power usage?

One slide compared Snapdragon 835 getting 50% power reduction to Snapdragon 801. And for tis specs, one slide displays Snapdragon 835 goes up at 2.45Ghz along with 2M L2 cache meaning 20% overall performance uplift over range of use cases, such as application load time, VR and web browsing.

Snapdragon 835 Kyro 280 Efficiency Cluster Optimization places it at 1.9GHz 1MB L2 cache which translate to 80% of time is put on efficiency cluster. This indicates memory power is delivered to a small phase with larger L2 cache.