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Snapdragon 845 or Snapdragon 835: Which smartphone chipset is better?

Snapdragon 845 or Snapdragon 835: Which smartphone chipset is better?

Rapidly evolving technology has us scouting for the next best smartphone every time a new mobile feature hits the market. When looking to compare smartphones, the brain of the phone or System on a Chip (SoC) is the most important feature to look at. The top phone brands are constantly looking to upgrade the SoC and provide advanced features to users.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon has been the processor of choice for the best phones and their manufacturers. The Snapdragon 845 is the chipset for the top phones in 2019. It offers several big and small improvements over its predecessor, the Snapdragon 835. 

When looking to compare mobiles, be sure to check the chipset specifications. To help you understand the difference, here is a comparison between the Snapdragon 835 and Snapdragon 845.

Chipset Snapdragon 835 Snapdragon 845
CPU 4 x 2.8GHz and 4 x 1.77GHz 4 x 2.45 and 4 x 1.9GHz
Production process First-gen 10nm (LPE) Second-gen 10nm  (LPP)
CPU threads 8 8
Big.Little Tech Yes Yes
HMP No Yes
RAM 1866MHz 1688MHz
Version of EMMC 5 5.1
Modem Snapdragon X20 LTE (5xCA) Snapdragon X16 LTE (4xCA)
64 bits support Yes Yes
GPU Adreno 540 Adreno 630
Image signal processing Qualcomm Spectra 180 Qualcomm Spectra 280
ISP color 8-bit 10-bit
Integrated LTE Yes Yes
AI processing Qualcomm Spectra 180 Qualcomm Spectra 280
Uploads 150Mbits/ sec 150Mbits/ sec
Downloads 1024MBits/sec 1200MBits/sec
Video encoding 4K at 30fps 4K HDR at 60fps
Security Secure Processing Unit (SPU) isolated subsystem Qualcomm Processor Security
Quick Charge 4 Yes Yes
Dual VoLTE support No Yes
Multi-frame Noise Reduction  No Yes
Dual hotwords No Yes

Your next handset

Both the Snapdragon 835 and Snapdragon 845 are chipsets that usually come with premium and flagship handsets. One of the smartphone tips to keep in mind is that unless you have heavy videography and gaming needs, you don’t always need to upgrade immediately. The Snapdragon 845 is only a slight improvement on the previous chipset.

With the upgraded features the best phones in 2019 won’t come cheap. Tata Capital provides hassle-free consumer durable loans that can be used for mobile loans as well.

With a host of flexible EMI mobile loan options, you can repay in the manner most convenient to you. With competitive interest rates and no foreclosure charges, Tata Capital consumer durable loan should be the choice to power your next smartphone.