QUALCOMM, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:QCOM) New Snapdragon Chips Are More Than Just Faster

Qualcomm, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:QCOM) has announced the launch of the Snapdragon 845 chips that would replace the already fashionable and powerful Snapdragon 835. The event which will take place during its Snapdragon Technology Summit this month intends to boast a suite of its notable features.

It’s remarkably hard to believe that within a decade, computers have evolved rapidly from occupying huge space of square feet to fit in the palm of a hand. The biggest transformation is that the tiny devices such as a Smartphone have the capability to process huge data faster and efficient than the behemoths used in ancient days.

One of most amazing development in the world of Smartphone is the coming of the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 a super-powerful chip that will help the next generation of smart devices to be able to perform miraculous things across the world. The new Snapdragon has several unique features including Kyro 385 Central Processing Unit (CPU), eight cores, a clock speed of more than 2.8GHz, and Adreno 630 Graphics Processing Unit (GPU).

The new device will be useful for both visual and augmented reality whereby the device supports the room-scale tracking to deliver in immersive environments, the precise hand tracking, and the Adreno foveation that detects a specific area for attention thus helping in the allocation of resources efficiently.

The new chipset will also support a high dynamic range (HDR) playback and capabilities. Therefore, one can take snapshots with just more than data in them. For instance, instead of confining more 256 shades of the original color with 8 bits, the new device’s 10-bit color of palette offers more than thousand.

Furthermore, instead of the Red. 709 color standards, the latest Snapdragon has over 16 million colors to choose from and supports the Rec. 2020 standard, which comprises of more than a million colors. For those who would like to spend time in nature to trying to shoot the video of a film. The chipset is largely available but the decision lies to the Smartphone producers to take advantage of the powerful chipset.



Erica is a graduate of New York University's school of Journalism. She joined US Markets Daily as a general assignment reporter in January of 2008.