ASUS and Qualcomm have teamed up to make a smartphone that showcases a portion of the latter’s mobile technology. Although the phone is apparently for the 1.6 million members of the Snapdragon Insiders program (which is a bit like Microsoft’s initial Windows Insider access scheme), it will be available more widely from August.
The Smartphone called snappily for Snapdragon Insiders exploits Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 5G chipset with a 2.84 GHz octa-core processor and Adreno 660 GPU. It has what Qualcomm describes as “the most complete support for all 5G sub-6 and mmWave bands” of any device, including WiFi 6 and WiFi 6E support with speeds up to 3.6 Gbps. You will get 16 GB of LPDDR5 memory and 512 GB of memory.
The 6.78-inch AMOLED display from Samsung has a cooling frequency of 144 Hz, which could help make it a solid gaming phone. The screen has up to 1,200 nits of brightness and is HDR10 and HDR10 + certified. The phone has three rear cameras: a 64MP main lens, 12MP ultrawide camera and 8MP telephoto lens. The matrix can capture video up to 8K. The device also has a 24MP front camera and an AI auto-zoom.
Qualcomm says this is one of the first phones to support it Snapdragon Sound, which has features that include low Bluetooth latency, listening profiles, active noise cancellation (ANC) and high-resolution audio support up to 24-bit 96kHz. Along with stereo speakers, the phone comes with real Master & Dynamic wireless ANC headphones and a charging case for them.
There’s also Qualcomm Quick Charge 5 support, which should recharge the 4000mAh battery to 70 percent capacity in half an hour or fully in 52 minutes, according to the company. In addition, the phone has two SIM slots and works in stock Android 11.
The device is in fact a showcase for Qualcomm’s mobile technology. The company faces some challenges at the front of the mobile processor, though many telephone manufacturers working and their own fries. Demonstrating their expertise with their own smartphone seems like a solid idea for Qualcomm. That way, you can remind people of what they can do.
The Smartphone designed by ASUS for Snapdragon Insiders will initially be available in a few countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan and South Korea. He will arrive in India later. You can buy the device for $ 1,499 in ASUSTeK’s eShop and other retailers.
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