The not so hot dragon: 5 cool smartphones powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 808

While it’s not Qualcomm’s most powerful chipset to date, the Snapdragon 808 is certainly no slouch, either. It’s got a 64-bit six-core CPU (with two ARM Cortex A57 cores and four ARM Cortex A53 cores) that can power high-end devices hassle-free, and without the overheating issues that marred the reputation of the octa-core Snapdragon 810. Its GPU – Adreno 418 – is also pretty good, although it’s obviously less capable than Snapdragon 810’s Adreno 430.

All in all, it’s no wonder that the 808 was chosen by some smartphone manufacturers to be at the core of their latest flagships. Of course, …

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