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Details of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 leaked ahead of CES launch


NewsHubQualcomm first announced its next flagship chipset back in November , promising a 10nm FinFET process, 27% better performance, and 40% less power consumption than its predecessor. But in typical Qualcomm fashion, the company hasn’t told us everything at once.
With an upcoming event at CES 2017 this week, slides from its announcement have leaked.
The above slide tells us quite a bit that we didn’t know before. For one thing, previous leaks were that the CPU would be something called Kryo 200, but we can see that it’s Kryo 280 and Qualcomm says it’s the most port efficient architecture to date.
That will be paired with an Adreno 540 GPU, which is a departure from the company’s norm, which is to produce a new generation for the new flagship chipset. One may have expected an Adreno 630. The Snapdragon X16 modem was announced back in February , and it should allow users gigabit LTE.
It’s worth noting that in the small print, the slide says “compared to the Snapdragon 820”, as when the company first announced the 835, many assumed that it was in comparison with its latest in-production chip, the Snapdragon 821.

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