Qualcomm introduced the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform

16 November 2022, 02:50:26

Qualcomm introduced the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile PlatformAt the 2022 Snapdragon Summit that currently takes place in Hawaii, Qualcomm presented its most premium mobile platform yet - the Snapdargon 8 Gen 2. At the heart of this platform sits the fastest and most advanced Qualcomm AI Engine which delivers accelerated performance, unparalleled connectivity, champion-level gameplay, ingenious capture, and more. This AI Engine includes the Qualcomm Hexagon Processor, with revolutionary micro tile inferencing and faster Tensor accelerators for up to 4.35x1 faster AI performance than its predecessor. Plus, support for INT4 precision boosts performance-per-watt by 60% for sustained AI inferencing.

The Kryo CPU on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 delivers 35% faster performance and 40% better power efficiency. These improvements are thanks to the brand-new micro-architecture, which converts one efficiency core into an additional performance core to reach peak multi-threaded performance, with speeds up to 3.2 GHz. The next-gen Qualcomm Adreno GPU pushes 25% faster graphics rendering. Plus, a full arsenal of Snapdragon Elite Gaming Features adds unrivaled realism, including the industry standard for Real-time Hardware-Accelerated Ray Tracing, delivering authentic light, reflections, and illuminations for desktop-level gaming experiences.

The Qualcomm Spectra packs 18-bit triple Cognitive ISPs and an Always-Sensing camera with AI, intelligently enhancing every Snapdragon Sight experience. Plus, capture incredible footage with up to 200 MP single capture—all at 3.2 gigapixels per second. The Snapdragon X70 5G Modem-RF system is equipped with Qualcomm® 5G AI Processor, Qualcomm Smart Transmit, and Qualcomm 5G PowerSave for the latest advancements in speed, coverage, and latency, plus range and link robustness. The Qualcomm FastConnect 7800 Mobile Connectivity System boasts the first commercial Wi-Fi 7 with High Band Simultaneous (HBS) Multi-Link. FastConnect 7800 delivers VR-class low latency, more than doubling Wi-Fi 6 speeds up to 5.8 Gbps. It also supports Dual Bluetooth, LE Audio, and Snapdragon Sound with spatial audio for immersive audio experiences.

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