San Diego chipmaker Qualcomm has today along with the Asus NovaGo and other technological products introduced the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, which is the direct successor to the Snapdragon 835 SoC which powered most of this year flagships.
The new chip, due to make its first appearance in devices in the earliest part of 2018, much like the SD 835 is based on a 10nm manufacturing process and features the latest X20 LTE modem for gigabit connectivity speeds.
While the company is yet to reveal specific details of the SD 845 (more details will emerge later in the day), Qualcomm in a brief teaser did revealed that the Snapdragon 845 will support ability to capture 360-degree videos in “Hollywood quality”, support for more immersive virtual reality content, better-inbuilt security as well as better battery life.
Like we mentioned earlier, the SD 845 will most certainly debut on high-end flagships tipped for early 2018 release. It will also find its way to Windows 10 laptops later on.
Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun at the event assured its fans that the Chipset will be found in His Company’s next flagship device for 2018. Other flagship devices from top industry players are expected to be powered by this latest chipset. Samsung has long been rumored to have reserved the first lot of the chipset to be used for its flagship Galaxy S9 lineup, what remains to be known is if the Galaxy S9 will be the first SD 845 powered device to arrive in the market.
We will bring you more details on Snapdragon 845 SoC as soon as they are released.