Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 is the latest chipset from the telecommunications equipment company and we already have Snapdragon 845 Smartphones. The production was on 10nm second generation process, which is more advanced and offer lower power consumption.
The just concluded MWC saw some Snapdragon 845 Smartphones, which includes recently debuted Samsung Galaxy duo, Sony Xperia XZ2, Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact and Asus Zenfone 5z.
Snapdragon 845 Smartphones
Samsung Galaxy Duo
Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ are both Snapdragon 845 Smartphones with Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 Octa Core (4×2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver). The chipset is coupled with 6/8GB RAM and up to 256GB internal storage.
Both flagship has dual camera sensor with flexible aperture, which can switch between f/1.5 to f/2.4. For the snapper, primary sensor has 12MP + 12MP sub shooter, while on the front is 8MP selfie snapper.
Other specs of the device include intelligent scanner that combines both facial and Iris identification for unlock. For Galaxy S9, battery capacity is 3000mAh and 3500mAh for bigger Galaxy S9+.
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Sony Xperia XZ2
Another Snapdragon 845 Smartphones that debuted at MWC 2018. Sony Xperia XZ2 features 5.7-inch 18:9 aspect ratio panel display, powered by Qualcomm latest chipset with 2.7GHz frequency. The Chip is coupled with Adreno 630 and 6GB RAM for optimized CPU performance.
On the camera is 19MP primary snapper with f/2.0 aperture lens, Gyro EIS, predictive phase detection autofocus and laser Autofocus. The selfie snapper has 5MP, f/2.2 aperture, Gyro EIS and can record 1080p video.
Other specs includes 3180mAh battery, which charges through type-C USB cable, while supporting Qualcomm quick charge technology 3.0 an wireless charging.
Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact
Also in the league of Snapdragon 845 Smartphones is Xperia XZ2 Compact, which features a 5.0-inch screen size. It also features Snapdragon 845 chipset and will run latest Android OS version -Oreo 8.0 out of box.
It comes with same camera specs as Xperia XZ2 but has a different battery capacity of 2870mAh battery, which also support Qualcomm quick charge 3.0. It will go on sale in different colors of Black, White Silver, Moss Green and Coral Pink.
Xperia XZ2 Compact will sell from 700$
Asus Zenfone 5z
Zenfone 5z is another Snapdragon 845 Smartphones with bigger 6.2-inch 18:9 aspect ratio panel display with Octa Core latest Qualcomm chip, coupled with 8GB RAM and up to 256GB internal storage.
The camera is 12MP snapper, f/1.8 aperture, Gyro EIS, phase detection autofocus and Dual tone LED-Flash. On the front is 8MP selfie snapper, f/2.0, Gyro EIS, and can record up to 1080p resolution video.
More features include, 3300mAh battery with Qualcomm quick charge, (9V/2A 18W). The color options include Midnight Blue and Meteor Silver and it is expected to sell from 480$.
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We expect more snapdragon 845 smartphones in the likes Nokia 10, LG G7, MI 7 and other flagship phone of 2018 to feature the snapdragon 845 chipset.