Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon 700 series to enable mid-range devices with premium features

At MWC 2018, Qualcomm today announced the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 700 Mobile Platform Series which will enable flagship features for premium mid-range devices. Snapdragon 700 Series will include on-device AI supported by the AI Engine, and improvements to camera, device performance and power.

Snapdragon 700 Series highlights:

  • AI: Snapdragon 700 Series products will come with the multi-core Qualcomm AI Engine delivering up to 2x improvements for on-device AI applications compared to the Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform. Through heterogeneous computing, the new architectures of the 700 Series – the Hexagon Vector Processor, Adreno Visual Processing subsystem, and Kryo CPU – work cooperatively to effortlessly capture and share videos, learn voice and speech and make your device last on a single charge without changing applications or settings.
  • Camera: The Snapdragon 700 Series will unleash the limitless power of the Qualcomm Spectra ISP and make you love capturing your life experiences during all parts of the day and night, in slow-motion, or with the help of AI. Expect a multitude of additional professional grade camera features, supported by high-quality specs, to reside in the 700 Series.
  • Performance and Battery: The Snapdragon 700 Series will debut new architectures across the mobile platform, including Qualcomm Spectra ISP, Kryo CPU and Adreno Visual Processing subsystem, which will offer up to 30% improvements in power efficiency, and better performance and battery life across numerous applications compared to the Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform. 700 Series products will also benefit from Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology, engineered to get up to 50% charge in only 15 minutes*.
  • Connectivity: The Snapdragon 700 Tier will feature an advanced suite of wireless technologies with ultra-fast LTE, carrier Wi-Fi features, as well as enhanced Bluetooth 5.

Devices running Snapdragon 700 Series Mobile Platforms are expected to ship to customers 1H 2018.

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