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Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ / 855 Plus

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus (855+) Mobile Platform is a high-end smartphone and tablet SoC that Qualcomm announced in 2019. Compared to the normal Snapdragon 855, the 855 Plus offers higher clock speeds of the GPU and CPU. The SoC integrates a fast ‘Prime Core’ that clocks up to 2.96 GHz (up from 2.84 GHz in the 855) and three further fast ARM Cortex-A76 performance cores, which can reach up to 2.42 GHz. These are complemented by four power-saving ARM Cortex-A55 cores that clock up to a maximum of 1.8 GHz.

The SoC also integrates the new X24 LTE modem that Qualcomm promises will deliver up to 2 Gbit/s maximum download speed over LTE Cat.20 and up to 316 Mbit/s upload speeds. The Snapdragon 855 can be configured with the company’s new X50 5G modem too.

Qualcomm has also improved the integrated Wi-Fi modem, which is Wi-Fi 6-ready, has 8x8 Sounding and supports up to 802.11 ay Wi-Fi. The Wi-Fi modem can utilise the 60 GHz mmWave band for up to 10 Gbit/s internet speeds.

The Hexagon 690 DSP has undergone the most revisions of that which Qualcomm has integrated into the Snapdragon 855. The new DSP incorporates a neural processing unit (NPU) with dedicated Tensor-cores that can execute up to 7 trillion operations per second in conjunction with the CPU and GPU. In short, the Snapdragon 855 should be three times faster than the Snapdragon 845 and two times faster than the Kirin 980 SoC.

The Snapdragon 855 also has a Spectra 380 ISP onboard, which is the world’s first chip to incorporate a Computer Vision Engine (CV-ISP) that can perform depth calculations in videos at up to 60 FPS. The Snapdragon 855 should deliver real-time portrait modes or be able to detect objects with relatively low power consumption.

The built-in memory controller supports up to 16 GB LPDDR4x RAM (4 x 16-bit). As the SD855, the 855+ integrates an Adreno 640 graphics card that is now higher clocked and should offer a 15% higher performance.

Qualcomm will manufacturer the Snapdragon 855+ at the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) using a 7 nm FinFET process. 

SeriesQualcomm Snapdragon
CodenameCortex-A76 / A55 (Kryo 485)
Series: Snapdragon Cortex-A76 / A55 (Kryo 485)
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ / 855 Plus0 - 2.96 GHz8 / 85 MB Cortex-A76 / A55 (Kryo 485)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 compare2.84 GHz8 / 85 MB Cortex-A76 / A55 (Kryo 485)
Clock Rate <=2960 MHz
Level 2 Cache1.8 MB
Level 3 Cache5 MB
Number of Cores / Threads8 / 8
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)5 Watt
Manufacturing Technology7 nm
FeaturesX24 LTE Modem, Adreno 640 GPU
GPUQualcomm Adreno 640 (250 - 675 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
ArchitectureARM
Announcement Date07/04/2019
Product Link (external)Qualcomm Snapdragon SD 855+

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - Geekbench 5.1, PCM Work, Sling Shot Physics, Antutu v8 CPU
54.8 pt (85%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 3603     avg: 3654     median: 3654 (50%)     max: 3705 points
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 9705     avg: 10547     median: 10546.5 (17%)     max: 11388 points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 2006.5     avg: 2054     median: 2032.2 (3%)     max: 2133.5 ms
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Reviews for the Qualcomm Snapdragon SD 855+ processor

Asus ROG Phone 2 (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.59")
» Asus ROG Phone 2 Smartphone Review – 120-Hz display and improved air triggers - Review
» Asus ROG Phone 2 - External Review

Asus ROG Phone 2 Elite ZS660KL (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.59")
» Asus ROG Phone 2 Elite ZS660KL - External Review

Meizu 16s Pro (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.20")
» Meizu 16s Pro - External Review

OnePlus 7T (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.55")
» OnePlus 7T smartphone review: A large package of improvements - Review
» OnePlus 7T - External Review
» The OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro will launch with Android Q -
» Still normal or already Pro? What we noticed while testing the OnePlus 7T. -

OnePlus 7T Pro (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.67")
» OnePlus 7T Pro Smartphone Review – the fastest charger - Review
» Camera comparison OnePlus 8 Pro vs. 7T Pro: Test results completely different than expected - Review
» OnePlus 7T Pro - External Review
» OnePlus launches the 7T Pro and its McLaren special edition in London -
» The OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro will launch with Android Q -

OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.67")
» OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition Smartphone Review - Flagship with 90 Hz Display - Review
» OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition - External Review

Oppo Realme X2 Pro (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.50")
» Oppo Realme X2 Pro - External Review

Oppo Realme X3 SuperZoom (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.60")
» Realme X3 SuperZoom: The hardware looks better at a second glance -

Oppo Reno Ace (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.50")
» Oppo Reno Ace - External Review

realme X3 SuperZoom (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.60")
» Realme X3 SuperZoom Smartphone Review - Scores some major points thanks to attention to detail - Review
» realme X3 SuperZoom - External Review
» Realme X3 SuperZoom: The hardware looks better at a second glance -

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.70")
» Samsung Galaxy Z Flip review - The better foldable smartphone - Review
» Samsung Galaxy Z Flip - External Review
» Samsung Galaxy Z Flip: More high-class for less money -

Vivo iQOO 5 Pro (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.41")
» Vivo iQOO 5 Pro - External Review

Vivo IQOO Pro (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.41")
» Vivo IQOO Pro - External Review

Vivo Nex 3 (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.89")
» Vivo Nex 3 - External Review

Vivo NEX 3 5G (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.89")
» Vivo NEX 3 5G - External Review

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.39")
» Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro - External Review

Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.39")
» Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G - External Review

Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 7.90")
» Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha - External Review

ZTE Nubia Red Magic 3S (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.65")
» ZTE Numbia Red Magic 3S - External Review

ZTE Nubia Z20 (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.42")
» ZTE Nubia Z20 - External Review

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Other CPUs of the series Snapdragon

» Microsoft SQ1
   8x 3 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
   8x 2.84 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ (Plus)
   8x 2.42 GHz - 3.1 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
   8x 2.42 GHz - 2.84 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
   8x 2.84 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 850
   8x 2.96 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
   8x 2.8 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
   8x 1.8 GHz - 2.4 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 765
   8x 1.8 GHz - 2.3 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G
   8x 1.7 GHz - 2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
   8x 2.3 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
   8x 2.3 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
   8x 2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (8998)
   8x 2.45 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 712
   8x 2.3 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 670
   8x 2.02 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
   8x 1.8 GHz - 2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
   8x 1.8 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
   8x 1.8 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 626
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
   8x 2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
   8x 2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
   8x 1.8 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 429
   4x 2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
   8x 1.4 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB
   2x 1.7 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
   2x 1.2 GHz
» Qualcomm 205
   2x 1.1 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660
   2x 1.7 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260
   2x 1.5 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255
   1x 1.5 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227
   1x 0.6 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
   8x 2.42 GHz - 2.84 GHz
+ Apple A12 Bionic
   6x - 2.49 GHz
+ HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
   8x - 2.86 GHz
+ HiSilicon Kirin 990
   8x - 2.86 GHz
+ Samsung Exynos 990
   8x 2 GHz - 2.73 GHz
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
   8x 2.84 GHz
- Apple A11 Bionic
   6x - 2.39 GHz
- MediaTek Dimensity 1000+
   8x 2 GHz - 2.6 GHz
- Apple A10X Fusion
   6x 2.39 GHz
- MediaTek Dimensity 820
   8x 2 GHz - 2.6 GHz
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2019-09-24)