SoC targeting handheld consoles, as well as other devices
Qualcomm is on a roll these days at its annual Snapdragon Tech Summit 2021, and a big part of the day-two has been left for the Snapdraong G3x Gen 1, a special SoC targetting handheld consoles and similar devices. It even partnered up with Razer, creating the Snapdragon G3x Handheld Development kit.
New SoCs for Windows-on-ARM laptops
In addition to the flagship smartphone SoC, Qualcomm has unveiled its next-generation SoCs for Windows-on-ARM laptops, including the flagship 5nm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 and the 6nm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3.
Motorola first with the announcement, Xiaomi to follow
There are plenty of smartphone makers that are jumping on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 train as Qualcomm has already confirmed we will see the first phones before the end of the year.
ARMv9 CPU cores, new Adreno GPU, camera improvements, and more
During its annual Snapdragon Tech Summit 2021, Qualcomm has unveiled its latest flagship mobile SoC, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, bringing improvements across the board, including new ARMv9 CPU cores, new Adreno GPU, 7th Gen Qualcomm AI engine, camera improvements with Snapdragon Sight Camera Technology, 4th gen Snapdragon Elite Gaming, and more.
Snapdragon Gen 1, new brand, faster uploads, HDR 4K video, 8K
After two years of absence of in-person events due to the covid19, Qualcomm has kick-started its Snapdragon Technology in person. Many things have changed in the last two years, but we will pick two when it comes to Qualcomm.
Users were getting too used to the old system
Qualcomm has announced some changes to how it brands its Snapdragon chips, and getting away from the three-digit numbering system.
And 6.28-inch AMOLED screen
According to the latest rumors, Xiaomi 12 series could get a third member in the form of Xiaomi 12X, packing Qualcomm's Snapdragon 870 SoC, 6.28-inch AMOLED screen, and 50-megapixel main camera.
Let’s see if your marketing can cover this up
Qualcomm’s new plans to beef up its PC processors seem designed to show Apple’s Arm designs up as comparatively steam driven.