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Snapdragon 850 Mobile Compute Platform

Making Always On, Always Connected computing experiences even better.

The Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 850 mobile compute platform is engineered to support always on, always connected* experiences in sleek and innovative form factors with new architectures ....

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The Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 850 mobile compute platform is engineered to support always on, always connected* experiences in sleek and innovative form factors with new architectures ....

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The Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 850 mobile compute platform is engineered to support always on, always connected* experiences in sleek and innovative form factors with new architectures for enhanced multi-day battery-life** and performance, connectivity, immersive entertainment, and artificial intelligence (AI).

An Always Connected* PC powered by a Snapdragon 850 ....

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The Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 850 mobile compute platform is engineered to support always on, always connected* experiences in sleek and innovative form factors with new architectures for enhanced multi-day battery-life** and performance, connectivity, immersive entertainment, and artificial intelligence (AI).

An Always Connected* PC powered by a Snapdragon 850 mobile compute platform offers users more mobility than ever.

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Always On*

With the Snapdragon 850 mobile compute platform powering an Always On, Always Connected* PC, users get instant on with the touch of a button, multi-day battery life**, and efficient performance through modern form factors that run cool and quiet without fans. It features a 25% increase in battery life, 30% faster graphics and processing speeds over the previous generation, and 4-5x longer time in connected standby vs. competing solutions.

Always Connected

A Snapdragon 850 mobile compute platform is designed to support virtually constant connectivity with a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X20 LTE modem. Peak download speeds are up to 1.2 gigabits—a 20% improvement compared with the previous generation. The Snapdragon X20 modem has also been improved from its previous design, so you’ll have up to 70% faster LTE connectivity speeds in weak cellular signal conditions or on the edge of the network, too. And the platform is engineered to be always connected* so you can receive notifications and sync your data—even in sleep mode.

Artificial Intelligence

The Qualcomm® Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine and heterogeneous computing architecture on the Snapdragon 850 mobile compute platform supports compelling on-device camera experiences and voice user interface (UI) features, as well as superior battery life.

Entertainment

10-bit HDR video playback and streaming, low-light photography, Hi-Fi surround sound, and immersive casual gaming are all made possible by the Snapdragon 850 mobile compute platform. It enables users to experience brilliant videos for binge-watching, portable high-fidelity sound, and high-resolution photo and video capture.

Windows 10

Users can count on the familiarity of the complete Windows 10 experience, maximizing productivity, entertainment and security. The Snapdragon 850 mobile compute platform supports Trustzone advanced hardware security and Hypervisor security, enhanced Cortana and other voice assistants, and OneDrive cloud storage.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 Mobile Compute Platform Delivers an Always On, Always Connected Experience

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Specifications

Cellular Modem

Modem Name: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X20 LTE modem

Downlink LTE MIMO: Up to 4x4 MIMO on three carriers

Peak Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps

Multi SIM: Dual SIM Dual VoLTE (DSDV)

Peak Upload Speed: 150 Mbps

Downlink LTE Streams: Maximum 12 spatial streams

Downlink QAM: Up to 256-QAM

Uplink QAM: Up to 64-QAM

Cellular Technology: LAA, LTE Broadcast, WCDMA (DB-DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA), LTE FDD, LTE TDD including CBRS support, TD-SCDMA, CDMA 1x, EV-DO, GSM/EDGE

Uplink Technology: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+, Uplink Data Compression (UDC)

Downlink Carrier Aggregation: 5x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Uplink Carrier Aggregation: 2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Downlink LTE Category: LTE Category 18

Uplink LTE Category: LTE Category 13

Wi-Fi

Peak Speed: 867 Mbps

Wi-Fi Standards: 802.11ad, 802.11ac Wave 2, 802.11a/b/g, 802.11n

Wi-Fi Spectral Bands: 2.4GHz, 5GHz, 60GHz

Channel Utilization: 20/40/80 MHz

MIMO Configuration: 2x2 (2-stream)

Peak QAM: 256 QAM

Wi-Fi Features: MU-MIMO, Multi-gigabit Wi-Fi, Dual-band simultaneous (DBS), Integrated baseband

Bluetooth

Bluetooth Specification Version: Bluetooth 5.0

Bluetooth Connection Topologies: Qualcomm TrueWireless™ Technology

NFC

Near Field Communications: Supported

Location

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

Location Support: Qualcomm® Location

Global Emergency Services Support: Assisted GPS, OTDOA (LTE-based positioning)

Advanced Location Features: Sensor-assisted Navigation, Low Power Geofencing and Tracking, Pedestrian Navigation

RF

RFFE: Qualcomm® RF Front-End (RFFE) solution

USB

USB Version: USB 3.1

CPU

CPU Clock Speed: Up to 2.96 GHz

CPU Cores: Qualcomm® Kryo™ 385 CPU, Octa-core CPU

CPU Architecture: 64-bit

Process

Process Node and Technology: 10 nm (2nd generation)

DSP

DSP Technology: Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 685 DSP, Qualcomm All-Ways Aware™ technology

Camera

Image Signal Processor: Qualcomm Spectra™ 280 image signal processor, Dual 14-bit ISPs

Single Camera: Up to 32 MP

Camera Features: Multi-frame Noise Reduction (MFNR), Active Depth Sensing, Hardware Accelerated Face Detection, Hybrid Autofocus

Slow Motion Video Capture: 720p @ 480 FPS

Video Capture Formats: HDR10, HLG, HEVC

Dual Camera: Up to 16 MP

Video Capture (30 FPS): 4K Ultra HD video capture

Video

Codec Support: H.265 (HEVC)

Video Software: Accelerated Electronic Image Stabilization, Motion Compensated Temporal Filtering (MCTF)

Display

Max On-Device Display: 4K Ultra HD

Max External Display: 4K Ultra HD

UI FPS: Up to 60 FPS

Standards: ULTRA HD PREMIUM-ready

Audio

Qualcomm® Aqstic™ technology: Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm® aptX™ audio playback support: Qualcomm® aptX™ Audio, Qualcomm® aptX™ HD

Voice Services

Voice Services Ecosystems: Microsoft Cortana

Audio Playback Interfaces

Playback Dynamic Range: 130dB

Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise (THD+N), Playback: -109dB

Sampling, Playback: 44.1kHz

PCM, Playback: Up to 192kHz/24bit

Amplifier output power: Up to 4W

Speaker protection: Speaker protection

Audio Recording Interfaces

Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise (THD+N), Record: -103dB

Sampling, Record: Up to 48kHz/24bit

Recording Dynamic range: 109dB

GPU

GPU Name: Qualcomm® Adreno™ 630 GPU

API Support: Vulkan® 1.1, OpenGL® ES 3.2, OpenCL™ 2.0 Full, DirectX® 12

Power Consumption

Audio playback: 34mW for high performance mode

Low power voice activation: 0.65mA

Charging

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ Technology Support: Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology

Security Support

Security Features: Camera Security, Crypto Engine, Key Provisioning Security, Malware Protection, Qualcomm® Content Protection, Qualcomm® Mobile Security, Qualcomm® Processor Security, Qualcomm® Trusted Execution Environment (TEE), Secure Boot, Secure Token

Memory

Memory Speed: 1866MHz

Memory Type: 4x16bit, LPDDR4x

Storage

UFS: UFS2.1 Gear3 2L

SD: SD 3.0 (UHS-I)

Part

Part Number(s): SDM850

  1. WCD9335, WCD9341

*Requires network connection.

**Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors.

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Qualcomm® Adreno™ 680 GPU
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X20 LTE modem
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Qualcomm® Adreno™ 630 GPU
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