Qualcomm officially unveiled the Snapdragon 845 processor

07 December 2017
At a press conference in Hawaii, Qualcomm introduced to the world the next generation processor - Snapdragon 845, and talked about some of its advantages. So, the company's new product will boast not only increased performance, but also improved energy efficiency.According to the manufacturer, although the chip is based on the same 10-nanometer production technology as its predecessor, it boasts of a redesigned architecture. This will give the Snapdragon 845 support for features such as shooting 4K HDR video with frame rates of up to 60 fps. In addition, representatives of Qualcomm promise 30% faster graphics and the same 30% reduced power consumption of the new processor in comparison with its predecessor - Snapdragon 835. It is also known that the Snapdragon 845 uses an octa-core computing processor Kryo 385 with a frequency of up to 2.8 GHz, the signal processor Spectra 280, a graphics processor Adreno 630 and gigabit LTE-modem X20. The manufacturer is convinced that smartphones based on the new chip will be able to boast of high image quality when taking pictures and easily gain more than 100 points in tests profile resource DxOMark. The first gadgets based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 will see the light in early 2018. The intention to use new processors in their mobile devices managed to confirm the representatives of Samsung Electronics and Xiaomi. Interestingly, the Snapdragon 845 will also be installed in new laptops based on Windows 10.