Cool facts about the LG G2's Snapdragon 800 chipset

Cool facts about the LG G2's Snapdragon 800 chipset
So, you may have heard already that the LG G2 will be among the first smartphones to feature Qualcomm's cutting-edge Snapdragon 800 chipset, and some of you are probably wondering - what makes this chip special, and is it going to make currently popular SoCs like the Snapdragon 600, S4 Pro or Tegra 3 feel outdated?

Well, as powerful as the Snapdragon 800 is, it won't be fantastic enough to blow those other CPUs our of the water, that's for sure. However, it does seem to bring a number of cool improvements and sort of trump anything else on the market right now. With support for higher-clocked CPUs, a better GPU in the Adreno 330, as well as many other geeky goodies, the Snapdragon 800 in the LG G2 is ready to set all the benchmarks on fire. It's definitely a future-proof chipset, and if you'd like to learn more about it, just browse through the gallery below!

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  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2260 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 3000 mAh(21.3h 3G talk time)



1. Sam_K

Posts: 32; Member since: Feb 03, 2011

You forgot Quick Charge 2.0 & Snapdragon Voice Activation which I believe are only available on the Snapdragon 800 and not the 600.

2. blingblingthing

Posts: 980; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

Go Android! Go LG! Coming from my nexus 4 and I :-)

3. scott5626

Posts: 49; Member since: Sep 01, 2009

Advanced LTE

4. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

I would like to see PowerVR 6 performance before doing too much boosting on GPU side.

5. yowanvista

Posts: 341; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

But can it run Crysis?

18. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

It can't. So go back to playing Crysis on your PC and stop this Bull F**ckin S**t argument.

6. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

LG G2(Galaxy 2)

7. khaldoon

Posts: 62; Member since: May 17, 2013

I really like this phone but I am going to wait for the nexus 5 ! As I am sure it will be based on this phone hardware wise and will have the best android os yet !

8. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2267; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

go g2 its your birthday.

9. GTR722

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 20, 2012

Xperia Z Ultra with SD 800 at PA = nothing, even when its already in the market. LG G2 with SD 800 at PA = the second coming of Christ

10. Akfred

Posts: 76; Member since: Nov 08, 2012

Dont mind PA, they hate everything Sony

11. roldefol

Posts: 4745; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

No, they just know Sony gets little love from the big 4 US carriers. The G2 on the other hand may actually end up in Americans' pockets. Also, phablets are still a niche product, whereas the G2 is a phone.

12. luffybill

Posts: 14; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

true.. z ultra is the first official snapdragon 800 but PA never mentioned about it. LG G2 snapdragon 800 bla bla bla... what a joke from PA. i believe LG sponsored this topic.

15. Gaurav008

Posts: 328; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

LG likes to sponser articles on PA, heh? Why don't they read people's comments about speeding up and supporting more devices regarding software. Though I have to say LG is on the right track. It is doing better. But be consistent please. It will not hurt you.

16. Andrewtst

Posts: 697; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

PA is such unfair, keep saying LG G2 the first running Snapdragon 800..... Come on! PA still dreaming is it? Sony Xperia Z Ultra is the first mobile phone running snapdragon 800 and already selling in certain market!!!

17. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1277; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

LG should be MAD to NOT include 4k video recording... They are selling UHD (4k) TVs, but still now there is ZERO content for that extra high resolution... At least they can promote their TVs, along with G2 in Ads...

19. JMartin22

Posts: 2387; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

This is news? We knew all about the Snapdragon 800 and its specs/capabilities for months. I doubt we need a reminder. This isn't even specific to the LG G2, either.

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