Qualcomm has now revealed all the relevant information about its latest Snapdragon 845 processor that comes with Octa-core SDM845 chipset & Adreno 630 GPU. The SDM845 chipset consists of 8 Qualcomm Kryo 385 CPU cores.

Snapdragon 845 brings many advancements over its predecessor Snapdragon 835. Qualcomm claims 30% improvement in GPU performance with Adreno 630 GPU and 25% improvement in CPU performance as compared to the previous generation.

It brings ultra HD video capture and playback and also dual ISPs supporting up to 32 MP camera. It also claims to bring advancements in AI experience with 3rd-gen Hexagon 685 DSP. Read all the new features and improvements that Snapdragon 845 offers.

Snapdragon 845 major new features/improvements:

  • 30% improvement in GPU performance
  • 25% improvement in CPU performance
  • Video capture in cinema-grade quality
  • Ability to enable Room-Scale VR for mobile XR headsets
  • Better camera using enhanced features like camera bokeh, more true to life XR, gaming, and long lasting battery life
  • First LTE modem with download speeds up to 1.2 Gbps
  • Vault-like security for biometric information

Platform information:

  • Qualcomm Spectra™ 280 ISP: Ultra HD Premium video capture and playback, plus dual ISPs supporting up to 32MP camera for next generation imaging.
  • Qualcomm® Adreno™ 630 Visual Processing Subsystem: New architecture designed for transforming the video capture experience and extending realities with enhanced XR. +
  • Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 685 DSP: 3rd-generation platform for highly advanced on-device AI user experiences for camera, voice, XR and gaming.
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X20 LTE modem: Mobile connectivity with LTE download speeds up to 1.2 Gbps, multi-gigabit 802.11ad, and integrated 2×2 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO.
  • Qualcomm® Kryo™ 385 CPU: Manufactured in 10nm LPP, optimized across 4 performance and 4 efficiency cores.

Detailed Spec Sheet:

  • Peak Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
  • Peak Upload Speed: 150 Mbps
CPUKryo 385
  • CPU Clock Speed: Up to 2.8 GHz
  • CPU Cores: 8 x Kryo 385 CPU
GPUAdreno 630
DSPHexagon 685
CAMERASpectra 280
  • up to 16 MP dual camera
  • Up to 32 MP single camera
  • Dual 14-bit ISPs
  • Hybrid Autofocus
  • Hardware Accelerated Face Detection
  • Multi-frame Noise Reduction (MFNR)
  • Active Depth Sensing
  • HDR Video Recording
  • Qualcomm® Secure Processing Unit (SPU)
  • Qualcomm® Processor Security
  • Qualcomm® Mobile Security
  • Qualcomm® Content Protection
  • Ultra HD Premium-ready
  • 4K Ultra HD, 60 FPS
  • 2x 2400×2400 @ 120 FPS (VR)
  • 10-bit color depth
  • 10-bit, 4K Ultra HD @ 60 FPS capture and playback
  • Support for HDR10, HLG
  • H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), VP9
  • Motion Compensated Temporal Filtering (MCTF)
  • Slow Motion video capture (720p@480fps)
  • Qualcomm® Wi-Fi 802.11ad Multi-gigabit
  • Wi-Fi integrated 802.11ac 2×2 with MU-MIMO
  • 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz and 60 GHz
  • TruSignal adaptive antenna tuning
  • High-power transmit (HPUE)
BLUETOOTHBluetooth 5
  • Support for 6 satellite systems: GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS
  • Low Power Geofencing and Tracking, Sensor-assisted Navigation
CHARGINGQualcomm Quick Charge 4/4+ technology

Source: Qualcomm