The Snapdragon 845 is Qualcomm’s subsequent flagship processor


It was a bustling day in Maui as Qualcomm kicked off this year’s Snapdragon Tech Summit. The San Diego chipmaker announced a two-in-one PC form cause powered by a Snapdragon 835 that has some large name hardware partners like Asus and HP behind it. The association also used a event to provoke a latest flagship processor, a Snapdragon 845.

Details are still flattering scarce, yet a association reliable rumors that a chip is due out in 2018. The 845 is roughly certain to turn entire on high-end flagships subsequent year, holding a place of a 835, that was introduced this time final year and  powered scarcely each high-end handset for a subsequent 12 months.

Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun took to a theatre currently to announce that his company’s subsequent reward handset would run on a chip. You can design copiousness of other large name Android hardware companies to follow fit shortly after. Samsung, Google and LG all built 2017 flagships around a chip — yet those companies might good only wait for their subsequent product announcements to chuck their weight behind a 845.

The chip will expected be found in other, non-Android devices, as well, including Windows 10 PCs, among others. And given a company’s welcome of VR headsets with a 835, we wouldn’t be too astounded to see a 845 popping adult in some of those, as well.

Without divulging too most in a approach of specs, Qualcomm SVP Alex Katouzian highlighted a few of a pivotal focuses for a chip, including imaging/video processing, AI, VR/AR and battery life. In other words, precisely what one would design from a subsequent era flagship chip from a company.

We’re expected to hear a lot some-more about a chip tomorrow, on day dual of a summit, so stay tuned.

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