Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

Qualcomm has finally given us all the details about Snapdragon 845, the latest and greatest in its long line of mobile processors. It's significant because the top-of-the-line Snapdragon processor is invariably what you find inside top-end Android phones these days -- the Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8, Moto Z2 Force, Pixel 2, and OnePlus 5T all used Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 this year.

But more and more, the central processor on a smartphone is being used to do more things. Chipsets now have dedicated abilities for power management, facial recognition, voice processing, and AI -- all massive components of what makes a smartphone good these days. So by showing us what the new Snapdragon 845 is capable of, Qualcomm is really showing us how Android manufacturers are planning on beating the iPhone X this year.

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Qualcomm just gave us a blueprint for how Android will beat the iPhone X next year originally appeared on BGR.com on Wed, 6 Dec 2017 at 16:44:31 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.