Qualcomm AI Hub, new Snapdragon X80 5G Modem-RF System, and FastConnect 7900
As expected, Qualcomm took the Mobile World Congress 2024 by storm, and in addition to plenty of smartphones that were announced with Qualcomm's flagship chipset, the company itself talked about the future and advancements in AI, 5G, and Wi-Fi with its Qualcomm AI Hub, the new Snapdragon X80 5G Modem-RF System, and the new FastConnect 7900 mobile connectivity system with Wi-Fi 7.
In addition to 5G, the latest Bluetooth, C-V2X, and positioning
Qualcomm has announced the newest addition to its Snapdragon Auto Connectivity Platform, the Qualcomm QCA6797AQ, which is the industry’s first Automotive Grade Wi-Fi 7 Access Point solution.
Mediatek chip might give it a nice boost
Nothing has unveiled that the upcoming Nothing Phone (2a) will feature a custom Dimensity 7200 Pro SoC, co-developed with Mediatek. The 4nm SoC could give it an edge over similar competing phones on the market, at least if Nothing nails the price.
PCs powered by Snapdragon X Elite coming in mid-2024
At its annual Snapdragon Summit, Qualcomm has announced and somewhat previewed its upcoming Snapdragon X Elite, a next-gen SoC for PCs. The new platform promises significant performance improvements, AI inferencing, and impressive power efficiency.
Octa-core CPU with single Cortex-X4 Prime Core and Adreno GPU with Ray Tracing
Qualcomm has officially announced its latest flagship SoC, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, promising better performance and higher power efficiency all across the board, and plenty of other improvements.
Three new processors for handhelds
Qualcomm has announced a new lineup of three gaming-focused processors for handheld gaming units.
5.9-inch flagship smartphone gets Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC and better camera system
Asus has officially launched its new Zenfone 10 smartphone, a smartphone that packs flagship hardware into a compact 5.9-inch body. Asus tapped a rather interesting market with its Zenfone smartphones, putting flagship hardware into a compact body, and the Zenfone 10 pushes it to a whole new level. While it might look similar to its predecessor, the Zenfone 10 brings plenty of improvements.
4nm SoC with support for LPDDR5 3,200 memory and UFS 3.1 storage
Qualcomm has unveiled its latest Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 SoC for entry-level smartphones. This one is manufactured on a 4nm manufacturing process and brings the same core configuration as its predecessor but with some improvements, including LPDDR5 memory and UFS 3.1 storage support.
Seems to be sticking with smartphone making for now
Sony company has struck a multi-year deal with Qualcomm to use Snapdragon platforms to power its handsets.