Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Tech Summit 2018 has been going on this week. There have been a lot of 5G-related announcements coming out of the event.
Qualcomm also officially revealed the name and features for the upcoming Snapdragon 855 mobile platform. Today, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau took the stage to talk about their relationship with Qualcomm. He also announced that they will have the first flagship smartphone to feature the Snapdragon 855.
Qualcomm hasn’t revealed all the details about the Snapdragon 855 yet. We know it includes the 4th-generation multi-core AI Engine, which boasts 3 times the AI performance as the Snapdragon 845. It also features the first Computer Vision Image Signal Processor (CV-ISP) to deliver new photo and video capture features. Snapdragon Elite Gaming is a set of features to enhance mobile gaming experiences. Lastly, the company announced the Qualcomm 3D Sonic Sensor, which uses ultrasonic waves for in-display fingerprint scanners, unlike optical under-display fingerprint scanners, which use light.