Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ spotted on Geekbench



Qualcomm may soon release an upgraded version of its Snapdragon 888 processor.The listing is for an unnamed device powered by the "Lahaina" chipset, which is the codename for the Snapdragon 888 SoC that can be found inside most Android phones around. It also mentions clock speeds, which are higher than Snapdragon 888's and this indicates that this is a upgraded version of the chip.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ features one 3GHz core most probably cortex X1 core, three 2.42GHz cores, and four 1.8GHz cores. the new chipset has the same clock speed as Snapdragon 888's Cortex-A78 CPUs - 2.42GHz. The report further points out that the upcoming chip may offer a minor performance bump over the current-gen. Going by previous mid-year refreshes, its seems usual.


As far as the benchmark scores go, the new chipset bagged single-core and multi-core scores of 1,171 and 3,704, respectively.

Since Geekbench scores only focus on CPU performance, we don't see anything related to graphics, but it's likely that the Adreno 660 GPU will also offer faster graphics rendering.


For comparison, the Samsung Galaxy S21 which has the Snapdragon 888 under the hood that usually has a single-core score of 1,043 and a multi-core score of 3,090 according to phonearena.


Looking at Qualcomm’s product upgrade cycle, you can expect the chip to be available in the second half of the year.