Qualcomm takes the wraps off of their 865 Snapdragon mobile chipset

Qualcomm’s new flagship Snapdragon focuses on ultra-fast 5G speeds and improved AI

Today at the Snapdragon Tech Summit in Maui, Qualcomm is unveiling two of their next-gen 5G mobile platforms – the Snapdragon 865 and the 765/765G. You can follow the Livestream here.

Alex Katouzian, senior vice president and general manager, mobile, at Qualcomm Technologies, explains that these two new 5G Snapdragon Mobile Platforms are destined to “lead and scale 5G and AI in 2020”.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G Mobile Platform

Xiaomi got on stage to announce that their Mi 10 will be the first smartphone powered by the 865. Oppo was also on hand to say that they will be releasing an 865 powered smartphone in Q1 of 2020.

Tomorrow we’ll share more details on the new 5G mobile platforms and how they’ll affect your smartphone in 2020 and beyond.

In the meanwhile, what we know so far is that the flagship Snapdragon 865 Mobile platform uses the Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF System which is capable of up to 3.7gbps download speeds. The 865 is also capable of 4K HDR capture, 8K video capture, and it features Qualcomm’s 5th generation AI Engine that is capable of doing 15 tops. As for the Snapdragon 765/765G, they will bring integrated 5G connectivity, advanced AI processing, and select Snapdragon Elite Gaming experiences to more devices.

Disclaimer: Our travel to the Snapdragon Summit was sponsored by Qualcomm. All thoughts and opinions are 100% our own.