Aug 12 AT 7:58 AM Nick Sarafolean 0 Comments

Qualcomm begins talking up GPU and image quality in Snapdragon 820

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 device tease

Qualcomm has a history of revealing its tech early in order to build interest around it. In typical fashion, the company has just announced the GPU that will be used in the upcoming Snapdragon 820 processor. That GPU happens to be the Adreno 530 and Qualcomm is boasting about some of its benefits. Most notably, the Adreno 530 GPU delivers a 40 percent increase in graphics performance as well as up to 40 percent reduced power consumption.

In addition, Qualcomm has revealed the Image Signal Processor that will be used within the Snapdragon 820. The Spectra dual-ISP features support for the newest 14-bit sensors for a better color range. It also features a new framework for autofocus and improved algorithms that should lead to overall improved camera quality.

Qualcomm has stated that the Snapdragon 820 will begin appearing in devices within the first half of 2016.

Source: Qualcomm

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