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.
Up until now, it was believed that Samsung was intentionally keeping its Exynos chipsets reserved for its devices. However, it looks like it was Qualcomm that has been preventing Samsung from selling its Exynos chipset to other OEMs all this time.
Qualcomm’s flagship chip for 2017, the Snapdragon 835, has been teased numerous times by the company since the beginning of this year, but devices powered by the chipset are still at least a month away from being released to the market.
The first batch of Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 powered devices are not scheduled to arrive until April. So, to keep the buzz around its upcoming chipset alive, Qualcomm has detailed some key improvements that it has made with its latest chipset that will further improve the photos and videos you take with your phone.