Qualcomm has officially announced the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform at the Snapdragon Summit 2022: Day 1 Keynote. A new AI marvel is here. So The latest mobile platform is engineered with groundbreaking AI integrated across the system and will inspire your creativity, sharpen your senses, and make you feel limitless.
The Qualcomm AI Engine is its fastest and most advanced yet so you can enjoy super intuitive experiences like faster natural language processing with multi-language translation and transcription, AI cinematic video capture, direct voice command of your apps, AI bots for next-level gaming, and more.
Snapdragon 8 Gen 2: What’s Upgraded?
Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 AI Engine includes the Qualcomm Hexagon Processor, with revolutionary micro tile inferencing and a faster Tensor that accelerators up to 4.35X faster AI performance than its previous chipset AI performance. Additionally, It has the support for INT4 precision that boosts performance-per-watt by 60% in sustained AI inferencing.
The new chip has the Kryo CPU that delivers 35% faster performance and 40% better power efficiency and The brand-new micro-architecture converts one efficiency core into a multi-performance core to reach its peak multi-threaded performance with speeds up to 3.2 GHz.
Next Level Gameplay:
The chipset offers the next-gen Qualcomm Adreno 740 GPU which pushes 25% faster graphics rendering and a full scene of Snapdragon Elite Gaming features that brings unrivalled realism, including the industry standard for Real-time Hardware-Accelerated Ray Tracing, delivering authentic light, reflections, and illuminations for desktop-level gaming experiences.
New 5G Era:
The latest Snapdragon X70 5G Modem-RF system is powered by Qualcomm 5G AI Processor, Qualcomm Smart Transmit, and Qualcomm 5G PowerSave that provides the latest advancements in speed, coverage, and latency, plus range and link robustness.
Capture The Infinity:
The new flagship chipset also offers the Qualcomm Spectra packs 18-bit triple Cognitive ISPs and an Always-Sensing camera with AI that is intelligently enhancing every Snapdragon Sight experience and it captures incredible footage with up to 200 MP single capture, all at 3.2 gigapixels per second.
Next-Gen Wi-Fi 7:
It has the Qualcomm FastConnect 7800 Mobile Connectivity System support that boasts the first commercial Wi-Fi 7 with High Band Simultaneous (HBS) Multi-Link and FastConnect 7800 delivers VR-class low-latency with 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.
Specifications & Features:
The flagship chip is expected to be launched in commercial devices by the end of 2022: So Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 will be powering major Android brands’ devices. Qualcomm has released a poster that shows the upcoming devices with this chipset in its press conference:
The devices include Red Magic, HONOR, ZTE, Xiaomi, Meizu, Vivo, Sony, Redmi, OPPO, Nubia, Motorola, OnePlus, Sharp, Asus ROG, ASUS, and iQOO.