Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 835

Following the announcement of the Snapdragon 835 couple months ago, Qualcomm has officially revealed the full specification of the company's 2017 flagship mobile processor, which has been "engineered to deliver exceptionally long battery life, lifelike VR and AR experiences, cutting-edge camera capabilities and Gigabit Class download speeds".

The Snapdragon 835 features:

  • Kryo 280 CPU (4x2.45 + 4x1.9GHz)
  • Integrated Snapdragon X16 LTE modem with support for Cat 16 LTE and Cat 13 LTE 
  • Integrated 2x2 11ac MU-MIMO 
  • 802.11ad Multi-gigabit Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 5 support
  • Adreno 540 GPU with support for OpenGL ES 3.2, full OpenCL 2.0, Vulkan and DX12
  • Hexagon 682 DSP with HVX
  • Qualcomm All-Ways Aware technology with support for the Google Awareness API
  • Dual-channel LP DDR4x memory at 1866MHz
  • Qualcomm Location with support for GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, and QZSS systems
  • Up to 32 MP single and 16 MP dual-camera
  • 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30 fps, up to 4K Ultra HD video playback @ 60 fps (support for H.264 and H.265)
  • Maximum On-Device and External Display Support including Ultra HD Premium ready, 4K @60fps, wide color gamut support, 10-bit color depth
  • Quick Charge 4 technology
  • Snapdragon security platform 
  • Qualcomm Aqstic WCD9341 audio codec that supports an audiophile grade DAC with 32-bit
  • Manufactured on 10nm FinFET technology
The Snapdragon 835 is now in production and is expected to ship in commercial devices in the first half of 2017.