Qualcomm announces next-gen Snapdragon 805 Chipset

Qualcomm has announced the next generation mobile processor – Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 “Ultra HD” processor. The new Snapdragon 805 features the new Adreno 420 GPU with upto 40 more graphics processing power compared to its predecessor Snapdragon 800.

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The processor is able to run at speeds of up to 2.5 GHz per core. Snapdragon 805 processor is the first mobile processor to offer system-level Ultra HD support (4K resolution) both on the device and via Ultra HD TV. It is also able to support Hollywood Quality Video (HQV) for video post processing.

Looking at the features, we should be able to see it powering the commercial devices somewhere around the first half of 2014.

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