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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 Plus - 2960 MHz8 / 85 MB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (compare)2840 MHz8 / 85 MB
Clock Rate <=2960 MHz
Level 3 Cache5 MB
Number of Cores / Threads8 / 8
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)5 Watt
Manufacturing Technology7 nm
FeaturesX24 LTE Modem, Adreno 640 GPU
GPUQualcomm Adreno 640 (250 - 700 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Announcement Date07/04/2019
Product Link (external)Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+

Benchmarks

3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
min: 30561     avg: 31606.3     median: 30561 (35%)     max: 33697 Points
3DMark - Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics 2560x1440
min: 4635     avg: 4667     median: 4683 (59%)     max: 4683 Points
3DMark - Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Physics 2560x1440
min: 4517     avg: 4575     median: 4604 (98%)     max: 4604 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 2021     avg: 2077.5     median: 2077 (3%)     max: 2133 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
min: 23999     avg: 24676     median: 24676 (47%)     max: 25353 Points
PCMark for Android - Work 2.0 performance score
min: 8702     avg: 9948     median: 10442 (87%)     max: 10700 Points
PCMark for Android - Work performance score
min: 10286     avg: 11946     median: 12645 (65%)     max: 12907 Points
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- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Reviews for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor

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

Meizu 16s Pro (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.2")
» 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
» 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, 6.5")
» Oppo Realme X2 Pro - External Review

Oppo Reno Ace (Qualcomm Adreno 640, 6.5")
» Oppo Reno Ace - 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

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

» Qualcomm Snapdragon SQ1
   3 GHz + 2 MB L3
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
   2.84 GHz + 2 MB L3
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+
    + 5 MB L3
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
   2.84 GHz + 5 MB L3
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 850
   2.96 GHz + 2 MB L3
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
   2.8 GHz + 2 MB L3
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
   2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
   2.45 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 712
   2.3 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
   2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 670
   2.02 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
   2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
   2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
   2.4 GHz / 1.5 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
   2.2 GHz / 1.5 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
   2.7 GHz / 2 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
   1.8 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
   1.8 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
   2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 626
   2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
   2.45 GHz / 2 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 APQ8074AB
   2.36 GHz / 2 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB
   2.36 GHz / 2 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AA
   2.26 GHz / 2 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
   2.3 GHz / 2 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
   1.8 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T
   1.7 GHz / 2 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
   1.4 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
   1.4 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A
   1.5 GHz / 2 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
   1.4 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960DT
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960T
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus APQ8060A
   1.5 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
   1.5 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 205
   1.1 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227
   1 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260
   1.5 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A
   1 GHz / 0.3 MB L2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A
   1 GHz / 0.3 MB L2
» Snapdragon S1 MSM7227
   0.6 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

- AMD PRO 300U
   2.4 GHz / 1 MB + 4 MB
- AMD 300U
   2.4 GHz / 1 MB + 4 MB
- HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
   0 GHz / 0 MB
- HiSilicon Kirin 990
   0 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+
    + 5 MB L3
+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
   2.84 GHz / KB + 5120 KB
+ Apple Apple A-Series A11 Bionic
   0 GHz / 8192 KB
+ Intel Core i3 6100U
   2.3 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
+ Intel Core i3 4110M
   2.6 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2019-09-24)