Apple’s newest iPhone 12 line is for sure the most powerful device in the world. Powered by the latest and greatest A14 Bionic chip, these new smartphones are overwhelming most of their Android competitors. When introducing its new iPhones, Apple wanted to point out that the A14 Bionic has the fastest CPU and GPU compared to the fastest competing smartphone chips with up to 50 percent.
It’s a powerful claim, but those Android brains could face serious competition soon. US tech company Qualcomm is hosting its annual Tech Summit this week. If the chip maker follows tradition, a new premium processor will be the star of the show.
Last year Qualcomm unveiled its super-fast Snapdragon 865 at the event that usually takes place on the sunny island of Maui, Hawaii. This year it will be a little different as Qualcomm is delivering an online-only keynote from its headquarters in San Diego.
Despite the lack of sun and sea, we are still expecting a new processor to power the latest and greatest Android smartphones from Sony, Samsung, OnePlus and Oppo.
Cristiano Amon, President of Qualcomm Incorporated, will host the event with Alex Katouzian, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mobile, Computing and Infrastructure at Qualcomm Technologies, and Lekha Motiwala, Director of Product Management at Qualcomm Technologies.
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Qualcomm is still very excited about its plans, but it is quite likely that the new chip, possibly called the Snapdragon 875, will bring much more powerful, far more efficient, and improved data speeds over 5G.
The latest Snapdragon processors usually help improve game graphics and photographic credentials on the devices they power. So expect news about these upgrades to be announced during the keynote as well.
In a post on his website, Cristiano Amon, President of Qualcomm Incorporated said, “From music to navigation, mobile games, video and photography to productivity tools, today’s smartphone is the platform of choice for the services and connected experiences we see every day It is the innovation in the premium class that has made the smartphone our indispensable device.
“At this year’s Snapdragon Tech Summit Digital 2020, we look forward to showing you what the next generation of premium 5G mobile experiences will enable.”
Qualcomm has confirmed that “we’re bringing the islands to you this year. Come and join us on December 1st for the latest Snapdragon news live-streamed.”
The big event starts on December 1st at 3pm GMT and Express.co.uk will bring you all the news from the event as soon as it happens.
Along with Qualcomm’s unveiling of the processor, we can also expect some smartphone manufacturers to announce their plans with this chip.