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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845: Everything you need to know

Android Smartphones market often faces a time of saturation especially in terms of hardware. New smartphones keep on coming up with the same processors which make life redundant.

The same happened a few weeks ago when OnePlus launched the upgraded version of the OnePlus 5. The company could not do anything to improve the processing power of the device as it was already running on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset.

Luckily, this is going to change come 2018 as Qualcomm has finally unveiled its latest processor, the Snapdragon 845.

Get to know everything about the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 in this article.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845: Full Specifications

Significant processing upgrades

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The Snapdragon 845 features a new Kryo 385 CPU architecture. On top of that, the GPU has been upgraded as well. There is an Adreno 630 GPU which is being introduced with the new processor.

The chipset is reportedly built on Samsung’s 10nm architecture which is going to enhance the battery performance of the devices significantly. As claimed by the company, the combination is going to provide 10 percent of performance boost or 15 percent lesser power consumption.

Overall, the Snapdragon 435 is said to be providing a performance boost of 25 percent as compared to the Snapdragon 835.

Talking about the remaining specifications, the Snapdragon 845 has the following updates over the Snapdragon 835:

Snapdragon 845

  • Semi-custom ARM Cortex – Kryo 385
  • Adreno 630 GPU
  • Hexagon 685 with HVX DSP
  • 10nm LPP FinFET Process
  • 4x 2.8GHz (Cortex-A75) cores and 4x 1.7GHz (Cortex-A55) cores

Snapdragon 835

  • Semi-custom ARM Cortex – Kryo 280
  • Adreno 540 GPU
  • Hexagon 682 with HVX DSP
  • 10nm LPE FinFET Process
  • 4x 2.45GHz (Cortex-A73) cores and 4x 1.9GHz (Cortex-A53) cores

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845: Visual Treat

In addition to all this, there is also an Adreno 630 Visual Processing Subsystem introduced which is supposed to be enhancing the graphics by 30 percent. The Adreno 630 is said to be supporting displays up to 2K x 2K in resolution at up to 120 Hz, clearly proving how much Qualcomm is looking forward to the future of augmented and visual reality.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 845: AI

Keeping in mind the promising future AI has in terms of smartphones, Snapdragon 845 boasts a 3x gain in AI tasks over the Snapdragon 835 counterpart. Though the company has not confirmed anything officially about the processor supporting AI, we can still count on it owing to the fact that Apple and Huawei have already stepped their feet in the AI warfare.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845: Multimedia overhaul

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Qualcomm’s latest Spectra image signal processor introduces a lot of multimedia upgrades over the Snapdragon 835 including taking 480 fps slow motion 720p video, 60 fps video recording at up to 16 megapixels of resolution, and the ability to capture 64x more high-dynamic range color information. Additionally, the processor features an improved Wi-Fi modem and the company’s X20 LTE modem for download speeds as much as 1.2 Gbps and upload speeds as much as 120 Mbps. To support all the media consumption, Quick Charge 4+ has also been introduced. There is a support for Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity as well.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845: Final verdict

The future is here. 2018 is going to witness an Android revolution and the Snapdragon 845 is going to be the first reason behind it. It’s just a matter of time before we get to see a plethora of Android Beasts running on this monster of a chipset.

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