Qualcomm has presented its first smartphone, a beast with Snapdragon 888 and the latest technologies developed by the company.
Qualcomm has launched its first smartphone. The semiconductor company has relied on ASUS to create a android phone, with some of the most advanced specifications that we have seen so far, with the aim of conquering the users that Qualcomm calls “Snapdragon Insiders”.
Obviously, the device has all Qualcomm advancements in terms of technologies applied to telephony, and several additions courtesy of ASUS that leads this model to be one of the telephones more complete that we have seen this year. Of course, so much technology comes at a price. From 1,299 euros, to be exact.
Qualcomm “Snapdragon Insider” Phone, all the information
|Dimensions||173.15 x 77.25 x 9.5mm
|Screen||6.78-inch Samsung AMOLED
2448 x 1080 pixels
1200 nits of brightness
144 Hz refresh rate
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
|RAM||16 GB LPDDR5|
|Operating system||Android 11|
|Storage||512GB UFS 3.1|
– Sony IMX686 of 64 MP and 1 / 1.73 ”, f / 1.8, OIS
– Sony IMX363 12 MP with ultra wide angle lens
– 8 MP telephoto with 3x optical zoom
– 24 MP
65W fast charge
Qualcomm Quick Charge 5 support
|Others||USB Type C
Qualcomm 3D Sonic Gen2 rear fingerprint reader
Dual stereo speakers
Quadruple HDR speaker
Qualcomm FastConnect 6900
5G (Qualcomm X60 5G)
Snapdragon Sound Technology
Overall, the Qualcomm smartphone is not much different from the ASUS Rog Phone 5, both in terms of specifications and design.
In this case, yes, we are not talking about a device with a audience-directed aspect . In fact, its design would be more or less sober … if not for the huge Snapdragon logo located at the back.
Its rear part also integrates the fingerprint reader, a second-generation Qualcomm 3D Sonic sensor, more accurate and faster than previous releases.
It also includes the triple rear camera, led by a Sony IMX686 sensor with 64 megapixels of resolution, with optical stabilization, dual LED flash and instant switching between cameras. It also has a “2 in 1” phase detection autofocus system, faster than a conventional one.
The second of the cameras has 12 megapixels, and it is a 12 megapixel Sony IMX363 sensor, accompanied by a ultra wide angle lens. As interesting additions, we find the macro photography support at a distance of 4 centimeters, and a system of real-time distortion correction.
Nor is the telephoto, with 8 megapixels and optical zoom of up to 3 times.
How could it be otherwise, the Qualcomm smartphone integrates a Snapdragon 888 processor, accompanied by an Adreno 660 GPU and a 5G Snapdragon X60 modem. All of this is supported by 16 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 512 GB of internal storage.
Its battery, with a capacity of 4,000 mAh, stands out for being capable of be charged to a maximum power of 65W through technology Qualcomm Quick Charge 5. Of course, it does not seem that the device includes wireless charging.
Regarding software, the device arrives with an almost clean version of Android 11, with hardly any unnecessary additions. It is unknown what Qualcomm's support policy will be in the future.
Another aspect inherited from the ASUS ROG Phone 5 is the screen. It is manufactured by Samsung and it is an OLED panel. Has a 6.78 inch diagonal, And as ASUS ‘flagship terminal, it can cool down to a 144 hertz frequency. In addition, it reaches a maximum brightness peak of 1,200 nits, or 800 when we are outdoors to facilitate visibility.
Qualcomm smartphone price and when can you buy it
Qualcomm's first smartphone will be available in the United States, the United Kingdom, India and some European countries, and will you can buy from the month of August.
Qualcomm has confirmed that the terminal's distribution channel will be ASUS website, as well as other authorized businesses.
The mobile price it will be of 1,299 euros in Europe, 1,499 dollars in the United States and 1,099 pounds in the United Kingdom.
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