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The advantages of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 in smartphones

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The line of smartphones that use Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, including the Galaxy S22 Series, will get more capabilities, especially in the areas of cameras and AI.

Samsung has just introduced its lineup flagship smartphone their newest product, the Galaxy S22 Series 5G in Indonesia. The most interesting thing about this launch is that Samsung has finally launched a variant that uses Qualcomm’s SoC.

For the first time in a long time, we’ve got the Galaxy S series with that SoC. And as is known, the Galaxy S22 Series uses Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 which is one of the most powerful SoCs on the market today.

But, what does Qualcomm actually have to offer in their latest SoC apart from increased performance? As it turned out, one of the things they paid most attention to was their photography skills.

“This new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 sets the standard for next-generation flagship mobile devices. This chipset delivers connectivity, photography, AI, gaming, sound and security experiences like never before in smartphone,” said Alex Katouzian, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mobile, Compute, and Infrastructure, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

In this Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, they use the industry’s first mobile 18-bit image signal processor (ISP). They also use Snapdragon Sight technology, which enhances photographic capabilities beyond the professional level.

Smartphone Those using this SoC, such as the Samsung Galaxy S22, will also get 8K video recording and can produce 200 MP photos for the highest detail possible.

Users will also get support for capturing more than one billion HDR colors at incredible speeds of up to 3.2 gigapixels per second. So apart from having great results, smartphone It can also capture and process images at lightning speed.

This new ISP is also specially designed to make features always-on camera without reducing battery power. This allows the user’s device to automatically turn off the screen when you put the phone down or if it detects someone behind the user’s shoulder.

Another thing that is upgraded by Qualcomm is in the AI ​​section. As is known, one of the fields that is currently being used by companies is processing using AI.

“Qualcomm brings the best AI experience by providing increased AI performance in our latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1,” said Senior Manager, Business Development at Qualcomm Indonesia, Dominikus Susanto in a webinar that took place some time ago.

Qualcomm uses the latest and greatest generation 7th Gen Qualcomm Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine which aims to enhance capabilities for every hobby and entertainment.

This AI also supports deeper bokeh for photos, comes with machine learning which can help analyze hundreds of documents instantly, and mood-detecting voice recognition to monitor users’ health.

Qualcomm also says that the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 comes with the super fast Qualcomm Snapdragon X65 modem. These fourth-generation modems are built with mmWave and sub-6 GHz compatibility, and add support for up to 10Gbps speeds and the latest 3GPP Release 16 specifications. The technology also supports Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 6E for blazing-fast connectivity.

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