Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 821 – 10% Faster than Before

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Last Year, Qualcomm had announced the Snapdragon 820, and Today Qualcomm has unveiled the new Snapdragon 821. This upgraded mobile processor does not bring major changes but it is slightly improved in terms of speed, thus, 10 pc faster than Snapdragon 820 says qualcomm.

Talking about the Snapdragon 820, the 820 processor has been a King in the mobile industry with more than 115 premium catergory smartphones and tablets devices includes Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, LG G5, HTC 10, Xiaomi Mi5. The 820 processor brought an immense user experience. The main reason of he success of Snapdragon 820 was the “all tightly integrated and power optimized, designed to bring user experience innovation to the mobile industry.”. says Qualcomm.

Also Read: Top 8 Features of Qualcomm Snapdragon 820


The Snapdragon 821 is built on top of 820 processor, hence, it is again a quad-core processor CPU with custom Kyrp cores running at maximum clock speed of 2.4GHz, compared to 2.15GHz on 820 processor. Qualcomm has not shared the GPU speeds while the it uses the same  600Mbps X12 LTE modem, as the Snapdragon 820.

The snapdragon 821 processor is expected to come in smartphones in the second half of this year. We might see Samsung Galaxy Note 7 or the New Nexus from HTC with the same processor.

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