After a formal announcement yesterday, Qualcomm today provided more details about its Snapdragon 845 mobile platform which will power the next-generation of Android smartphones in 2018.
Qualcomm today kick-started its tech summit in Hawaii by announcing the Snapdragon 845, its next-generation flagship chip. The company did not provide many details about the chip except for stating that it would be built by Samsung on its 2nd gen. 10nm fabrication.
A report claims that Broadcom is reportedly exploring a deal to acquire chip maker Qualcomm. The latter is known for its Snapdragon Mobile Platform which powers almost a billion smartphones out there. It also provides baseband to major OEMs like Samsung, LG, and Apple for their respective smartphones.
Qualcomm today unveiled its latest mid-range chip, the Snapdragon 636 featuring its Kryo 260 CPU running at 1.8GHz. The company claims it offers a 40 percent performance improvement over the Snapdragon 630 and adds support for FHD+ displays and Assertive Display which tweaks the display visibility depending on the lighting conditions.
Qualcomm today announced its next-generation Spectra ISP featuring improved biometric authentication and high-resolution depth sensing. The new ISP will allow for smartphones to better perceive depth and is also suited for head mounted displays.
Qualcomm extensively demoed the under-display fingerprint scanner with a Vivo handset at the Mobile World Congress in Shanghai last week. While the results pleased the entire mobile industry, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that it still needs a lot of work, mainly with speed and accuracy.
Qualcomm today unveiled its latest mid-range chipset meant for sub-$200 devices, the Snapdragon 450. Based on the 14nm fabrication process, the Snapdragon 450 chip is the successor to the Snapdragon 435 currently found inside many popular budget smartphones sold in countries like India.
Late last year, Qualcomm unveiled Quick Charge 4 technology alongside its Snapdragon 835 chipset. A few months later, the company has now unveiled Quick Charge 4+ which promises to be up to 30 percent more efficient, 15 percent faster, and keep your device 3 degrees cooler than before.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platforms Announced; Faster, More Power Efficient, and Improved Connectivity
Qualcomm today unveiled its latest mid-range mobile platforms: the Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630. Both chipsets/mobile platforms come with a number of improvements and bring many of the features found in the company’s current flagship chipset: the Snapdragon 835.