.There is no doubt that Qualcomm makes the best Smartphone processors. Whenever it comes to speed, Snapdragon devices really destroy the competition. This year, the Snapdragon 821 was launched which is not a very big upgrade over the 820 . But it has some performance enhancements. Anyways, the company has today announced the Snapdragon 835 chip and this is the very first 10-nanometre chip from Qualcomm that has been made by Samsung’s FinFET technology. Well, this means there isn’t gonna be any Snapdragon 830 or 831.
Considering the collaboration with Samsung, here is what Qualcomm has said in its press release :
We are excited to continue working together with Samsung in developing products that lead the mobile industry,” said Keith Kressin, senior vice president, product management, Qualcomm Technologies. Inc. “Using the new 10nm process node is expected to allow our premium tier Snapdragon 835 processor to deliver greater power efficiency and increase performance while also allowing us to add a number of new capabilities that can improve the user experience of tomorrow’s mobile devices.
SNAPDRAGON 835 COMING WITH QUICK CHARGE 4
One of the major update that the Snapdragon 835 is coming with is the Quick Charge 4.The company said that the Quick Charge 4 will deliver up to 20% Faster charging and will come with improved efficiency. The company also claims that with just 5 minutes of charging, users can enjoy up to 20% faster charging and up to 30% higher efficiency than Quick Charge 3.0. What’s more? The Quick Charge 4 also integrates USB Type-C as well as USB-PD support! Alex Katouzian, the senior vice president of Qualcomm Technologies said :
As mobile devices become more capable and feature rich, people tend to use them more. That’s why consumer demand and awareness for fast-charging solutions is now at an all-time high. Quick Charge 4 addresses that need by providing up to 50 percent battery charge in roughly 15 minutes or less, so you don’t have to spend all day chained to your charging cable.
Well, the new Snapdragon 835 will come in the premium devices of 2017 . Also, Samsung Galaxy S8 will be one of them for sure. Anyway, do let us know what do you think about the new Snapdragon 835 processor in the comments section. ?