Qualcomm, in partnership with Asus, is preparing to release a smartphone under its own brand, which will primarily be available to insiders.
The smartphone is dubbed Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders, and it will be the first Qualcomm phone to feature 16GB of LPDDR5 memory, 512GB storage and a 2.84GHz Snapdragon 888 5G octa-core SoC, Adreno 660 graphics and Hexagon 780 AI engine.
In terms of connectivity, the smartphone is capable of operating on any commercial network in the mmWave and Sub-6 GHz bands, including the new n259 (41 GHz), n258 (26 GHz) and FDD bands. At the same time, according to the WiFi 6E standard, it operates at a frequency of 3.6 GHz.
The phone is equipped with a 6.78 ”AMOLED display with FullHD + resolution and 1200 cd / m2 brightness. The frame rate of the screen is 144 Hz. The screen is certified for HDR10 and HDR10 + content and covers 111.23% DCI-P3, 106.87% NTSC, and 150.89% sRGB. In addition to excellent color rendering, it also has excellent calibration accuracy with ΔΕ ‹1. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.
As for the cameras, the monitor has one front 24 megapixel. camera and three cameras on the rear side with a resolution of 64 megapixels. the main one, 12 megapixels. at wide-angle and 8 megapixels. at the telephoto camera. Built-in battery capacity is 4000 mAh with 70% charging in 30 minutes via Qualcomm Quick Charge 5.
The phone runs Android 11. This unit will be the first to support Snapdragon Sound technology, which provides low latency in wireless audio output, listening profiles, active noise cancellation and Hi-Res Audio support up to 24-bit 96 kHz. This makes sense since the phone comes with Master & Dynamic true wireless ANC headphones.
The Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders will initially be available in the US, China, UK and Germany with further geographic expansion. The price is $ 1,500.