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Snapdragon 712: A performance boost delivers premium features in gaming and beyond

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 Mobile Platform packs all the AI smarts and premium features of its predecessor, the Snapdragon 710 Mobile Platform, and adds performance boosts that make it a powerhouse for gaming and beyond. Our Snapdragon 7 Series is all about bringing premium features to more devices, and this latest offering is no different.

Here’s a closer look at the Snapdragon 712:

Better performance for superior multimedia experiences

Like the Snapdragon 710, this next-generation mobile platform is built on a 10-nm process and the sophisticated, multicore Qualcomm AI Engine, consisting of the Qualcomm Kryo 360 CPU, Qualcomm Adreno 616 GPU, and the Qualcomm Hexagon 685 DSP. Snapdragon 712 provides up to a 10 percent increase in performance over Snapdragon 710, providing elevated multimedia and other mobile experiences that are as technologically advanced as they are efficient and affordable.

In gaming, this translates to faster processing and graphics rendering that will keep sports, multiplayer, and any other types of games running smoothly and reacting quickly. The Adreno 616 GPU is specifically designed to allow you to enjoy console-like gaming and cinematic movie experiences on your smartphone, rendering over one billion shades of colors. And the Qualcomm Aqstic audio technology delivers incredible sound quality, making the gaming experience even more immersive.

Everything you love about Snapdragon 710

In addition to enhanced gaming features, the Snapdragon 712 is packed with the premium features mobile users crave.

The platform integrates the Snapdragon X15 LTE Modem, which lets you connect quickly and enjoy lightning-fast speeds. Designed to tap into several enhanced 4G LTE features and with support for 4x4 MIMO and License-Assisted Access (LAA), it supports the connectivity for your apps, experiences, and overall busy life. Plus with download speeds over twice as fast as typical LTE Advanced capability, downloading an HD movie or your favorite band’s latest album is engineered to be quick and painless — even in crowded areas or remote locations.

With the Qualcomm Spectra 250 camera ISP, the Snapdragon 712 pushes the boundaries for camera and multimedia playback. The platform supports 10 bits of color depth and can capture and display vibrant, high-quality photos and 4K videos, so you can enjoy rich, deep graphics. Helping bring your multimedia content to life is video noise reduction with motion compensated temporal filtering, which lets you capture video in brilliant detail. Still photography is enhanced too; multi-frame noise reduction lets you take multiple photos simultaneously and then stitches them together to create a high quality shot.

Smart, fast AI is one of the biggest perks of the Snapdragon 712. The same multicore engine that’s boosting gaming is also responsible for running other cutting-edge applications and features, such as camera and voice. Take camera, for example: the Qualcomm AI Engine knows your setting preferences and automatically adjusts to them, and it can also detect if you’re shooting in low light and then raise the foreground lighting to help you take the best shot possible.

What’s more, all of this is happening efficiently. The Snapdragon 712 is engineered to optimize your battery life, saving it in the short and long term. The platform’s heterogeneous computing structure helps balance your application’s workloads, maintain low thermals, and optimize for power and performance so your applications can run fast continually. It also supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology, which can bring your battery from 0 to 50 percent in just 15 minutes*.

With all the premium features of the Snapdragon 710 plus new performance enhancements, our newest mobile platform packs virtually everything needed to deliver an elevated mobile experience. Whether you’re a gamer, photographer, or just someone who wants an incredible mobile experience, Snapdragon 712-powered smartphones will be there to deliver it.

* Quick Charge is designed to increase the battery charge of a device by up to 50% in 15 minutes. Actual results may vary depending on device design.

Qualcomm Snapdragon, Qualcomm Kryo, Qualcomm Adreno, Qualcomm Hexagon, Qualcomm AI Engine, Qualcomm Aqstic and Qualcomm Quick Charge are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

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