The Snapdragon 888 with the third-generation X60 5G modem supports mmWave and sub-6 GHz frequencies across all major bands worldwide, as well as 5G carrier aggregation, global multi-SIM, standalone and non-standalone 5G, and Dynamic Spectrum Sharing. And the Snapdragon 888 promises to deliver on the same with its 3rd-generation Elite Gaming technology by claiming to offer an upgraded GPU performance. The AI Engine offers 26 tera operations per second (TOPS) with improved performance and power efficiency.
Lastly, Qualcomm previewed new photography features that the Snapdragon 888 will enable, including the ability to shoot roughly 120 photos per second at 12-megapixel resolution, thanks to the updated ISP (which is up to 35 percent faster).
Snapdragon 888 5G also brings an overhaul to the Spectra ISP.
Besides Realme, several other smartphone manufacturers are working with Qualcomm to launch smartphones with the next Snapdragon 800 processor.
"It takes an organization that's focused on tomorrow, to continue to deliver the technologies that redefine premium experiences", Cristiano Amon, the president of Qualcomm Incorporated said in regards to how the company has debuted its newest flagship chipset while a pandemic grips the world. Apparently, they want to talk about the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G instead. The drivers used reference devices with the Snapdragon 888 and controlled the cars from over a mile away using live video of the track. It adds that the new location capabilities of the Location Suite on the Snapdragon 888 further makes it easy to track the position of the cars with more accuracy.
Xiaomi was the first to announce that it'll be using the Snapdragon 888 5G in its upcoming Mi 11 series of smartphones. It also includes 2nd gen Qualcomm Sensing Hub for lower-power and always-on AI processing. That includes the Samsung Galaxy S21, OnePlus 9 and many others.