US-based chipset maker Qualcomm has announced the dates for its upcoming 2021 Tech Summit, an annual event where the company usually reveals its new chipsets and makes other announcements. This year, a new flagship chipset is expected in the form of the Snapdragon 898, the successor to the Snapdragon 888.
The event is set to run from November 30 to December 2 this year and if we look at Qualcomm’s launch event patterns of the past, the new flagship chipset is likely to be announced on the first day, which is November 30.
Snapdragon 898: What to expect?
The Snapdragon 898 is expected to feature the SM8450 model number and could use ARM’s newest designs. It is speculated that the new chip will be based on Samsung’s 4nm process that will likely make it faster and more efficient than its predecessor, the Snapdragon 888.
Rumours around the chip that have surfaced so far suggest that it could feature a Cortex X2 main core that is clocked at 3GHz along…