Qualcomm has officially detailed its latest Snapdragon 865 5G Mobile Platform that combines the world’s most advanced 5G Modem RF system and mobile platform, to deliver unrivalled performance for next-generation flagship smartphones and mobile devices.
At the annual Snapdragon Summit this week, Qualcomm announced its new Snapdragon 865 platform and has now provided more detail of the new platform specification. The latest Snapdragon 865 includes Qualcomm’s Spectra 480 Image Signal Processor, bringing new features to mobile photography and videography with up to 2 gigapixels per second speeds.
Gamers will be able to enjoy desktop-quality gaming and realistic graphics with Snapdragon Elite Gaming from Qualcomm’s next-generation Kryo 585 CPU and Adreno 650 GPU, both delivering up to 25% performance increase over the previous generation.
The Snapdragon 865 platform includes the company’s X55 5G Modem-RF to provide peak speeds of up to 7.5 Gbps, which is said to surpass most wired connections and will transform the mobile experience. While the 5th generation Qualcomm AI Engine and Sensing Hub will provide better intelligence and personalisation than ever before.
“Snapdragon 865 supports the world’s most advanced 5G connectivity and features, raising the bar for what a mobile device should be,” said Alex Katouzian, senior vice president and general manager, mobile, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “It’s the culmination of Qualcomm’s more than 30 years of wireless leadership and innovation.”
Other features of the Snapdragon 865 platform include new technology to enhance battery power such as Qualcomm 5G PowerSave and Smart Transmit, Enhanced Wi-Fi 6 performance and Bluetooth audio via Qualcomm 6800 mobile connectivity subsystem and the introduction of Qualcomm aptX makes the Snapdragon 865 mobile platform the first to support Super Wide Band voice over Bluetooth, for crystal clear audio.
The latest Snapdragon 865 platform is expected to become available in next-generation flagship smartphones during the first quarter of 2020, for more information on Snapdragon 865, check out the official Qualcomm pages.
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KitGuru says: Snapdragon 865 mobile platform looks set to offer some great features and advancements for 5G mobile devices. What device do you think will be the first to include the new Snapdragon platform next year?