Resource Wccftech has published basic details about the first proprietary Google processor, which is planned to be installed in the Pixel 6.
As stated in previous leaks, Google is developing Whitechapel (codename) together with Samsung engineers. The chip will be built using a 5-nanometer process technology and will receive eight cores: two Cortex-A78, two Cortex-A76 and four Cortex-A55. The graphics accelerator ARM Mali-G78 will be responsible for the graphics in the new product. In addition to it, the SoC will also be equipped with a proprietary module for processing artificial intelligence functions.
It is on the AI tasks that Google will focus on the processor. In terms of performance, it will be worse than the current flagship Snapdragon 888 and Snapdragon 888+ chips. The new SoC will be more similar in power to Snapdragon 865 and Snapdragon 870. By the way, thanks to Whitechapel, Google will be able to increase support for its future smartphones up to 5 years.
According to the leaks, Whitechapel will debut the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones this fall.