Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 unveiled – Key Features

Qualcomm Technologies has has unveiled its latest SoC called Snapdragon 675 Mobile Platform.

It not only offers enhanced gaming but also comes with improved artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities and cutting-edge camera.The Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 has Qualcomm AI Engine, Qualcomm Spectra ISP, Qualcomm Kryo CPU and Qualcomm Adreno GPU.

The SD675 is designed to deliver high frame rates and smooth gaming experience. Qualcomm Technologies is closely working with game developers to deliver next level gaming experience to its 600 tier.

Additionally, the chipset is powerful enough to capture images and videos in professional grade quality (both day and night). It can also support triple camera configuration in front or back.

The Snapdragon 675 features in Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ which can charge battery from 0% to 50% in 15 minutes. The Snapdragon X12 modem handles downlink speeds of up to 600Mbps and 3x carrier aggregation. Additionally, it has DSP security designed to provide superior protection when unlocking a device via face recognition.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Specs and features

  • Display: up to 10bit 2520 x 1080 pixels FHD+
  • Process technology: 11nm LPP Process
  • CPU: 8 x Kryo 460 CPU, up to 2GHz
  • Visual processing system:
    • Adreno 612 GPU
    • Open GL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.0, Vulkan, DirectX 12
    • 4K video Playback
    • H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), PV8 and VP9 playback
    • DisplayPort over USB Type-C support
  • Memory: up to 8GB LPDDR4X, 2x 16-bit up to 1866MHz
  • DSP: Hexagon685 DPS with
    • 3rd Generation Vector Extensions
    • Qualcomm All-ways Aware Sensor Hub
    • Qualcomm Neural Processing Engine SDK
    • Caffe, Caffe2, Tensorflow Lite and other framework support
  • Image Signal Processor:
    • Qualcomm Spectra 250L ISP
    • 2nd Generation Qualcomm Spectra architecture for 14-bit image signal processing, with support up to –
      • 48MP snapshots
      • Single 25MP camera at 30fps and Zero Shutter Lag
      • Dual 16MP cameras at 30 fps with Zero shutter lag
      • Can connect up to 6 different cameras
      • Multi-frame Noise reduction (MFNR) with accelerated Image Stabilization
      • Hybrid Auto Focus with support for dual Phase detection (2PD) sensors
      • Ultra HD video capture (4K at 30fps) with Motion Compensated Temporal Filtering (MCTF)
      • HD Slo-Mo Video recording at 480 fps
  • Modem:
    • Snapdragon X12 LTE Modem
    • Support for 600Mbps LTE
    • Downlink: LTE Cat 15 up to 600mbps (3x 20 MHz carrier aggregation, up to 256-QAM)
    • Uplink: LTE Cat 13 up to 150mbps, Qualcomm Snapdragon Upload+ (2 x 20 MHz carrier aggregation up to 64-QAM)
    • Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) shared radio spectrum
    • Dual SIM Dual VoLTE (DSDV)
    • Qualcomm All Mode with support for all major cellular modes plus LAA. Support for –
      • VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G, HD and Ultra HD Voice (EVS), CSFB to 3G and 2G
      • Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) with LTE call continuity
  • RF Front-End:
    • Qualcomm Signal Boost adaptive antenna tuning
    • High-power transmit (HPUE)
  • Security:
    • Qualcomm Processor Security
    • Qualcomm Mobile Security
    • Qualcomm Content Protection
  • Audio:
    • Qualcomm Aqstic audio codec andn Qualcomm Aqstic smart speaker amplifier
      • Up to native DS support, PCM up to 384 kHz/32-bit
    • Qualcomm aptX audio playback with support for aptX classic and HD
    • Far-field microphone
    • Voice activation and machine
    • Car mode
  • Charging: Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology
  • Location: GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, Low Power Geofencing and tracking, Sensor assisted navigation
  • Connectivity:
    • Qualcomm Wi-Fi
    • Wi-Fi integrated 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2×2 with MU-MIMO
    • Tri-band Wi-Fi: 2.4GHz and 5GHz with Dual band Simultaneous (DBS) + 60GHz
    • 11k/r/v: Enhanced mobility, fast acquisition and congestion mitigation for Carrier Wi-Fi
    • Qualcomm TureWireless Stereo
      • Bluetooth V5.0 with Proprietary enhancements for
        • Ultra-low power wireless ear buds
        • Direct audio broadcast to multiple devices

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Mobile Platform is already available and is expected to feature in consumer devices in Q1 2019.

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