Qualcomm’s most powerful Soc at present as per our knowing are the Snapdragon 820 and the Snapdragon 821 but here we have information about the third progeny codenamed as the MSM8998 that is widely rumored as being the Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 SoC coming with Adreno 540 GPU.
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon series of chipsets are famous for their ability to multitask with ease and for handling harsh conditions without draining excessive batteries, and the latest progenies for the same series are the the Snapdragon 820 and the Snapdragon 821 which can be found out in big flagship devices like the LeEco Le Max 2, HTC 10, OnePlus 3, LG G5, Xiaomi Mi5 and the Sony Xperia XZ coming with the SD 820 chipset, while the Xiaomi Mi 5s, Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe and the latest in the house, the Google Pixel, Pixel XL comes with the VR capable SD 821.
To continue the legacy a SD 830 was obvious to come and now we have the leak on that too. A report has come stating that the new Qualcomm chipset codenamed MSM8998 and rumored to be Snapdragon 830 is seen on various listing on the Indian import site, Zauba.
Digging in the chipset we found out some rumors stating that the new chipset would be coming with the 10nm FinFET process and Kryo 200 cores. Also it is being rumored that the chipset would house the gaming beast GPU namely the Adreno 540 for better and immersive gaming experience.
According to the listing the chipset is being imported from USA to our country and the same is coming installed in a unnamed prototype device with 64GB storage, 4GB LPDDR4X RAM.
Also the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 chipset is said to be more power efficient that would be consuming lesser battery juice out of your device and would also be capable of handling up to 8GB of RAM.