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Samsung S8, Huawei P10, and The HTC 11: Thinner Yet Powerful, Says Qualcomm

By Anj C , Jan 04, 2017 06:35 PM EST
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The top smartphones of 2017 are set for a big power boost, thanks to a new launch from Qualcomm.

At the CES 2017 show in Las Vegas this week, the American chipmaker, which powers many of the world's leading devices, has announced the latest generation of its Snapdragon processor. The Snapdragon 835 is the company's most powerful launch to date, and with the potential, and let' s your next smartphone more useful and flexible than ever before will soon be seen in some of the most exciting smartphones to be launched this year. 

So why is this important? Think of your smartphone's processor as the brain of your device.  Much like the computer chip that powers your PC, Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors oversee the big range of services and tasks your phone deals everyday. That means it may well be the power behind the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S8, LG G6 also Huawei P10.

Faster connectivity

This will be provided through the chip's new integrated Snapdragon X16 LTE modem, which supports download speeds of up to one gigabit per second and also upload speeds of up to 150 megabits per second, Qualcomm mentioned. Additionally, the company said that the new Snapdragon is also the first certified commercial technology supporting the latest Bluetooth 5 standard and promises significant improvements over the previous Bluetooth 4 range and connection speeds.

Extra Long Battery

Qualcomm is promising that the next wave of smartphones will have a long and better battery life as well, up to 2.5 hours more in best case situations. Moreover, if you do run out of juice from all that VR gaming, you'll be able to charge up again quickly.

Enhanced Photos

Snapdragon 835 introduces improvements to mobile photography, and also video capture designed to deliver sleek zoom, enhanced autofocus, and vibrant, true-to-life colors.
The SecurityThe Snapdragon 835 Qualcomm Haven Security Platform is engineered to support three layers of security such as the processor, device, and lastly, the system levels.

              

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