Expect More Power and Speed from the New Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 Mobile Platforms

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Do you ever look at your Android phone and think, “Yea, this is great…why would I want to upgrade again?” Qualcomm has an answer for that with their new Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 mobile platforms, which aim to bring amazing features and speed to future phones!

Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and Snapdragon 7 Gen 1

Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 is the latest Qualcomm flagship platform, and you’ll soon see it powering phones from (deep breath): Lenovo, ASUS, ROG, Blackshark, Honor, iQOO, Motorola, Nubia, Oppo, realme, RedMagic, Redmi, vivo, Xiaomi, ZTE, and more.

Basically, 8+ Gen 1 is going to be inside a lot of devices. But what’s so exciting about it?

Snapdragon 8+ Mobile Platform

Well, for starters, Qualcomm is amping up the gaming performance, with 10% faster speeds and up to an extra 60 minutes of battery life while gaming, thanks to better power management.

Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 will also support cameras that capture up to 8K HDR video and HDR 10+ photos, so color and detail will be bumped up to a new level.

Finally, the platform will support advanced AI as well as 5G, WiFi, Bluetooth, and Snapdragon Sound (TM), which can support lossless CD-quality music. It’s all the things your phone already does, but faster and with even more power.

Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 is no slouch either, with boosted gaming abilities, support for up to 200MP cameras and 4K video, and of course AI, 5G, WiFi, and Bluetooth.

It will also support Android Ready SE, a security protocol that offers extra security so you can use your phone for digital keys, identity credentials, or digital wallets with a little more assurance your data is safe.

Expect to see Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 in use with HONOR, OPPO, and Xiaomi, among other manufacturers.

via Qualcomm

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