Snapdragon 820: Qualcomm’s new flagship chip – Complete info at GIGA

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The Snapdragon 820 is a high end processor from Qualcomm, based not unlike the current processors the chip developer on CPU cores in ARM reference designs but the in-house ARM-compatible Kyro architecture. In addition to photos in DSLR quality of the chip will also supply sufficient power for the new Zeroth platform that allows intelligent analysis of the environment. In early 2016, the first devices with the SoC are expected.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 is to iron out the mistakes of the Snapdragon 810, which has repeatedly met due to heat problems and performance throttling for negative headlines. is to be produced in the processor 14 nm FinFET process, possibly in workshops of Samsung. With a clock speed of up to 3 GHz and Adreno 530 GPU, supports 4K shooting at up to 60 FPS, the Snapdragon 820 is expected leistungstechnisch play in the first division. Also with integrated in the chipset, the Spectra-14-bit image sensor, which, according to Qualcomm allows photos in DSLR quality and can be fired up to three cameras with a resolution of up to 25 MP.

The Snapdragon 820 but will have even more hardware features: Besides the fact that the processor is expected to be more powerful and more power efficient than its predecessors, the Zeroth cognitive computing platform to be introduced with the 820. This allows devices an audio-visual analysis of the environment to the daily routine of the user &# 8211; for example in integrating the Snapdragon 820 in vehicles or smart home devices &# 8211; easier. Supposedly, the first hardware manufacturers have received prototypes of the new processor in June this year, currently available information, however, until early 2016, the first smartphone to come with the new processor on the market.

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