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COMPETITION TO APPLE M1: SNAPDRAGON SC8280

COMPETITION TO APPLE M1: SNAPDRAGON SC8280

Qualcomm responds to the ARM-based M1 processor used by Apple in its new Macbook series. It turned out that Qualcomm has developed a processor with the code name “Snapdragon SC8280” for laptops with Windows operating system.

Qualcomm’s processor will be the successor of Snapdragon 8cx

US-based Qualcomm, known for its mobile processors, is currently the manufacturer, of Snapdragon 8cx, the most powerful ARM-based processor for Windows laptops. However, this processor lags behind the Apple M1 processor used in Macbook devices.

Qualcomm is working for the successor of the 8cx processor to stay ahead of the competition. It has been suggested that the processor under development, which is codenamed Snapdragon SC8280, will have support for LPDDR4X RAM up to 32 GB.

On the other hand, it was among the claims that the processor with, a size of 20 x 17 millimetres will have more than 8 cores. More details have not yet emerged for the processor that Qualcomm is under development.

The Apple M1 processor, which came out of the 5 nm fabrication process; It has 8 cores and 4 high-speed threads and is described as the fastest CPU core in, the world. At the same time, the M1 includes an 8-core graphics unit.