Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 805 “Ultra HD” processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon processorQualcomm today unveiled its latest processor in its Snapdragon 800 series. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor pushes video performance into the Ultra HD (4K) thanks to the new Adreno 420 GPU which promises graphics processing performance up to 40 percent better than its predecessor. It also supports 4K video capture and playback and enhanced dual camera Image Signal Processors (ISPs).

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 also comes with;

  • Four Krait 450 cores capable of being clocked up to 2.5GHz each and memory bandwith support running as high as 25.6GB per second
  • Integration with either the 28nm Qualcomm Gobi MDM9x25 LTE modem or the new 20nm Gobi MDM9x35 LTE-Advanced modem
  • Faster mobile Wi-Fi performance (over 600Mbps), extended operating range and concurrent Bluetooth connections, with minimal impact on battery life
  • Support for Hollywood Quality Video (HQV) for video post processing and hardware 4K HEVC (H.265) decode
  • Gpixel/s throughput camera support and sensor processing with gyro integration

“Using a smartphone or tablet powered by Snapdragon 805 processor is like having an UltraHD home theater in your pocket, with 4K video, imaging and graphics, all built for mobile,” said Murthy Renduchintala, executive vice president, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and co-president, QCT. “We’re delivering the mobile industry’s first truly end-to-end Ultra HD solution, and coupled with our industry leading Gobi LTE modems and RF transceivers, streaming and watching content at 4K resolution will finally be possible.”

Qualcomm is now sampling the Snapdragon 805 processor. It should make its way into devices sometime in the first half of 2014.

Source : Qualcomm