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We recently invited some of the industry’s top bloggers and analysts to San Francisco for an up-close and hands-on experience with our new Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 805 processor. Since the initial announcement of the “Ultra HD Processor” back in November 2013, this was the first time the Snapdragon 805 was revealed in a device to the public.
You just beamed down to an alien planet with Mister Spock. Your smartphone instantly informs you that the air is safe to breathe, while Spock is still struggling with that bulky tricorder dangling from his neck. The hardware and software of the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor sensor engine are designed to help make amazing use cases like this more reality and less science-fiction.
In 2010 the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor became the first to integrate a 4G LTE modem—designed for high speed connectivity and great battery life. Now just a few years later, the processor has gone from 2nd to 3rd generation modems for even better performance and expanded to more countries. Watch the video to learn more about the features, the upcoming 4th generation modem and to see the next stop on the 4G LTE world tour – China.
It’s over your head: Dolby and Qualcomm Technologies bring you a new dimension in mobile surround sound
Imagine movie sound so realistic you can hear rain falling on a forest canopy just above your head – even though you’re stuck on a plane, watching on a tablet. Or imagine hearing the helicopters in your favorite war game buzzing over your head – while you’re sitting on the crosstown bus.
We know to expect some spectacular deals on Cyber Monday, the internet’s answer to the shopping frenzy of Black Friday. But what should you look for when it comes to having the right processor in the smartphones and tablets you’re shopping for?
When your smartphone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor it can do a lot more than just give you turn-by-turn directions. The advanced satellite guidance system in Snapdragon processors is designed to boost accuracy, reliability and speed so you can take advantage of more sophisticated location-based apps.
From sending emails to watching HD video, an all-in-one processor is designed to make every operation on your smartphone smoother, faster and more energy efficient.
A cellular modem can make or break the smartphone experience. If the cellular modem is fast and reliable, you’ll be able to do fun things quickly—load webpages, share photos on Facebook and be less likely to drop voice calls. But speed isn’t the only feature—the modem should also be power-efficient or else the fun will come to an abrupt end.
We all love our smartphones, and rely on them for a lot of daily tasks. But we’re all left with the same frustration when they run out of power in the middle of an important call or while watching a video. Fortunately, there are some easy steps you can take to extend the life of your battery.
We hope that by getting to know some basics of mobile processing, you will better understand how all the work going on inside helps deliver the experiences you love on your smartphone and tablet, and you’ll be able to shop for your next device with complete confidence. We’ll have you talking in gigahertz and GPUs in no time.
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