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Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform

Ground-breaking innovations in AI, photography, gaming, and connectivity—for the premium experiences your devices deserve.

The Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform is our most advanced 5G platform ever, with our Snapdragon® X65 5G Modem-RF System ushering in unprecedented speeds up to 10 Gbps while supp....

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The Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform is our most advanced 5G platform ever, with our Snapdragon® X65 5G Modem-RF System ushering in unprecedented speeds up to 10 Gbps while supp....

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The Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform is our most advanced 5G platform ever, with our Snapdragon® X65 5G Modem-RF System ushering in unprecedented speeds up to 10 Gbps while supporting all-day power and more locations than ever. Plus, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 features leading Wi-Fi 6 & 6E with multi-gig speeds — even with multiple devices on one network.

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The Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform is our most advanced 5G platform ever, with our Snapdragon® X65 5G Modem-RF System ushering in unprecedented speeds up to 10 Gbps while supporting all-day power and more locations than ever. Plus, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 features leading Wi-Fi 6 & 6E with multi-gig speeds — even with multiple devices on one network.

Our fastest-yet 7th Gen Qualcomm® AI Engine is democratizing modern day AI, enabling intelligent use cases in gaming, wellness, photography, and productivity. The Always-on 3rd Ge....

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Product Brief

Go beyond pro

Snapdragon Sight, the new collection of premium camera features and technologies including our first ever 18-bit ISP. Record astonishing detail in over a billion shades with first-in-mobile 8K HDR video capture.

AI for all

The 7th Gen Qualcomm ® AI Engine enables ultra-advanced AI use cases across the board, operating up to 4x faster than the predecessor—our fastest to date. Plus, the Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Processor packs fused accelerator architecture including the 2x faster tensor accelerator and 2X larger shared memory.

When winning matters most

Snapdragon Elite Gaming delivers the full suite of desktop-level features, including volumetric rendering for hyper-realistic visuals. The re-architected Qualcomm® Adreno™ GPU is 25% more efficient and delivers 30% faster graphics rendering. Plus, it's the first Snapdragon platform to showcase Unreal Engine 5.

The next 5G era – unleashed

Our blazing 4th Gen Snapdragon X65 makes history, as the world’s first 10 Gigabit 5G Modem-RF solution. It’s also the first 3GPP Release 16 5G solution providing unmatched speeds and supporting more networks, frequencies, and bandwidths globally.

Industry-leading Wi-Fi and audio

The Qualcomm® FastConnect™ 6900 System enables Wi-Fi 6 and 6E with lightning-fast speeds up to up to 3.6 Gbps. It also supports Snapdragon Sound technology for 16-bit 44.1kHz CD Lossless wireless music streaming, as well as LE Audio implementations—a Snapdragon first. Experience broadcast audio, stereo recording for content creators, and voice back-channel for gaming.

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform

Nov 30, 2021

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Features

  • Our 7th gen Qualcomm® AI Engine includes:

    • 2x larger shared memory plus a 2x faster tensor accelerator
    • 3rd Gen Qualcomm® Sensing Hub, featuring a Low Power AI System and the world’s first always-on ISP, is always-on, yet secure, and automatically tracks your activities and surroundings
    • Support for mix precision ( INT8+INT16)
    • Support for all precisions (INT8, INT16, FP16)
  • Snapdragon Sight features our first-ever always on 18-bit ISP that captures 4000x more camera data then 14-bit predecessors 

    • You can also capture 8K HDR video and mega low light photos 
    • Plus, Mega Low Light Mode snaps 30 images and merges the best parts into one shot for brighter, clearer, more colorful photos after dark. 
  • Wins at every level with our full suite of Snapdragon Elite Gaming™ features

    • Support for volumetric rendering adds unrivalled realism to graphics like fog and smoke
    • Support for the Unreal Engine 5 unleashes advanced lighting and shadow effects
  • Featuring our integrated 4th gen Snapdragon® X65 5G Modem-RF System

    • World’s first 10 Gigabit 5G solution
    • World’s first 5G uplink carrier aggregation for unprecedented upload speeds
  • Qualcomm® FastConnect™ 6900 Mobile Connectivity System offers the industry’s most advanced Wi-Fi 6 and 6E system with leading speeds up to 3.6 Gbps

  • Supports Snapdragon Sound™ Technology for:

    • 16-bit 44.1kHz CD-quality Lossless wireless music streaming with Qualcomm® aptX™ Lossless technology
    • Super wideband voice call quality with aptX Voice
    • Ultra-low latency for audio/video synchronization with Qualcomm aptX Adaptive
  • First Snapdragon® platform to support LE Audio innovations such as broadcast audio, stereo recording for content creators, and voice back-channel for gaming

  • Qualcomm Aqstic™ features AI-based Echo cancellation and Noise suppression, High Dynamic Range (HDR) Record, and Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise (THD+N), Playback: -108dB

  • Global lane-level freeway navigation enabled by Qualcomm® Sensor-Assisted Positioning and Qualcomm® Decimeter-Level Positioning with dual-frequency Real-Time Kinematic (RTK)

Specifications

Qualcomm® Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine

AIE GPU: Qualcomm® Adreno™ GPU

AIE CPU: Qualcomm® Kryo™ CPU

Hexagon Processor: Fused AI Accelerator architecture, Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Vector eXtensions (HVX), Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Scalar Accelerator, Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Tensor Accelerator

CPU

CPU Clock Speed: Up to 3.0 GHz

CPU Cores: Qualcomm® Kryo™ CPU

CPU Architecture: 64-bit

Cellular Modem-RF

Modem Name: Snapdragon™ X65 5G Modem-RF System

Peak Download Speed: 10 Gbps

Cellular Modem-RF Specs: 8 carriers (mmWave), 2x2 MIMO (mmWave), 4x4 MIMO (Sub-6)

Performance Enhancement Technologies: Qualcomm® 5G PowerSave 2.0, Qualcomm® Smart Transmit 2.0 technology, Qualcomm® Wideband Envelope Tracking, Qualcomm® AI-Enhanced Signal Boost

Cellular Technology: 5G mmWave and sub-6 GHz, FDD, 5G NR, Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS), SA (standalone), TDD, NSA (non-standalone), sub-6 GHz, HSPA, WCDMA, LTE including CBRS support, TD-SCDMA, CDMA 1x, EV-DO, GSM/EDGE

Multi SIM: Global 5G Multi-SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi/Bluetooth System: Qualcomm® FastConnect™ 6900

Peak Speed: 3.6 Gbps

Standards: 802.11ax, Wi-Fi 6E, 802.11ac, 802.11a/b/g/n

Wi-Fi Spectral Bands: 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, 6 GHz

Peak QAM: 4K QAM

Wi-Fi Features: 4-stream Dual-band simultaneous (DBS), OFDMA (Uplink and Downlink), MU-MIMO (Uplink and Downlink)

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi/Bluetooth System: Qualcomm® FastConnect™ 6900

Bluetooth Specification Version: Bluetooth 5.2

Bluetooth Features: Dual Bluetooth antennas, LE Audio Features, Snapdragon Sound™ technology suite

Location

Satellite Systems Support: Beidou, Galileo, GLONASS, NavIC, GPS, QZSS

Dual Frequency Support: Yes (L1/L5)

Accuracy: Urban pedestrian navigation with sidewalk accuracy

Additional Location Features: Global freeway lane-level vehicle navigation

Location Support: Qualcomm® Location

NFC

Near Field Communications: Supported

USB

USB Version: USB 3.1, USB-C

Camera

Image Signal Processor: Qualcomm Spectra™ image signal processor, Triple 18-bit ISPs, Hardware accelerator for computer vision (CV-ISP)

Triple Camera, MFNR, ZSL, 30fps: Up to 36 MP

Dual Camera, MFNR, ZSL, 30fps: Up to 64+36 MP

Single Camera, MFNR, ZSL, 30fps: Up to 108 MP

Single Camera: Up to 200 MP

Camera Features: Multi-frame Noise Reduction (MFNR), AI-based face detection, auto-focus, and auto-exposure, Locally Motion Compensated Temporal Filtering, Low light photography architecture

Slow Motion Video Capture: 720p @ 960 FPS

Video Capture Formats: Dolby Vision, HDR10, HDR10+, HLG

Video Capture Features: 4K Video Capture @ 120 FPS, 8K video capture at 30fps, Bokeh Engine for Video Capture, Video super resolution

Video Playback

Codec Support: Dolby Vision, HDR10+, HDR10, HLG, H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), VP8, VP9

Video Playback: HDR Playback Codec support for HDR10+, HDR10, HLG and Dolby Vision

Display

Max On-Device Display: 4K @ 60 Hz, QHD+ @ 144 Hz

Max External Display: Up to 4K @ 60 Hz

HDR: HDR10+, HDR10

Color Depth: Up to 10-bit

Color Gamut: Rec2020

Audio

Qualcomm® Aqstic™ technology: Qualcomm® Aqstic™ audio codec up to Qualcomm® WCD9385, Qualcomm® Aqstic™ smart speaker amplifier up to Qualcomm® WSA8835

Qualcomm® aptX™ audio playback support: Qualcomm® aptX™ Lossless, Qualcomm® aptX™ Voice, Qualcomm® aptX™ Adaptive

GPU

GPU Name: Qualcomm® Adreno™ GPU

GPU Video Playback: HLG

API Support: OpenCL™ 2.0 FP, OpenGL® ES 3.2, Vulkan® 1.1

Charging

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ Technology Support: Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 5 technology

Security Support

Fingerprint Sensor: Qualcomm® 3D Sonic Sensor, Qualcomm® 3D Sonic Sensor Max

Secure Processing Unit: Biometric Authentication (Fingerprint, Iris, Voice, Face)

Security Features: Platform Security Foundations, Qualcomm® Trusted Execution Environment & Services, Qualcomm® Type-1 Hypervisor, Qualcomm® wireless edge services and Premium security features

Memory

Memory Speed: 3200 MHz

Memory Type: LPDDR5 

Process

Process Node and Technology: 4 nm

Part

Part Number(s): SM8450

  1. Exact speed measured at 2.995 GHz
  2. 5G
  3. (2x2 + 2x2)
  4. GNSS
  5. Up to 3200MHz

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