Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 7nm Soc Unveiled With Support For 5G

Qualcomm now has finally revealed its Snapdragon 855 processor, which will be the flagship one for 2019 and comes up with support for the 5G connectivity support. The Snapdragon 855 will also be one of the world first 5g commercial mobile platform on devices in the early 2019, and some of the major companies like the Samsung have already pointed out it plans to launch the 5G capable mobile next year,

The company has also revealed its own 3D sonic Senor, which it will say that will be the “the world’s first commercial ultrasonic fingerprint solution supported under the display.” Qualcomm claims this can accurately detect fingerprints.

Just before this week, Samsung and Verizon had both announced their plans to bring the mobile devices with the 5G connectivity supported by the Qualcomm new processor, it is believed that the Galaxy S10 will be the first such phone to launch in the first half of 2019. Some of the other player major companies like the OnePlus, Xiaomi, Oppo have also confirmed their plans of a 5G ready phone in 2019.

At its annual Snapdragon Technology Summit in Hawaii, Qualcomm has revealed that it was working now with the mobile operators like the AT&T, Telstra, Verizon and EE as well as some of the Infrastructure provider Ericsson and some of the players like the Motorola, Samsung and NETGEAR and Inseego to introduce the first commercial 5G mobile platform which will be going to be the Snapdragon 855.

Qualcomm new 5G ready Snapdragon 855 Processor is going to build upon the 7-nanometer design as well, which will also go to make it much more efficient and powerful in terms of the battery consumption. Apple 12 Bionic and Huawei Kirin 980 also have a similar 7nm footprint.

The new chipset also has a new Image Signal Processor (ISP), which Qualcomm is calling Computer Vision (CV) ISP to support “computational photography and video capture features.” Apple and Google are relying on computation photography to process images, where the camera captures a number of images at different exposures together to stitch them together for a better, sharper final result.

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