Snapdragon-821 made official.
Snapdragon-821 made official.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 has been a leader in the mobile industry with over 115 premium smartphones and tablet device deployments, supporting the latest in cutting-edge mobile applications, and helping create more immersive user experiences while also being deployed in new and innovative ways, like supporting safer driving and navigation in cars.

“One of the main reasons the 820 processor has been so successful in so many designs is because it introduced multiple new technologies, all tightly integrated and power optimized, designed to bring user experience innovation to the mobile industry.”

Earlier this week, Qualcomm Technologies Inc. announced, Snapdragon 821 a success.

Snapdragon 821 is engineered to deliver faster speed, improved power savings, and greater application performance, ensuring all the 821 powered devices keep pace with the growing performance demands of users to deliver the unmatched user experiences the Snapdragon 800 tier is known for.

The processor is also engineered to deliver a 10% performance increase over the 820 with the Qualcomm Kryo quad-core CPU, reaching speeds up to 2.4GHz.

The Snapdragon 820 currently powers some of the most advanced, feature rich smartphones today, including the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, Xiaomi Mi5, LG G5, HTC 10, LeEco LeMax 2, and Sony Xperia X to name a few.

And because the Snapdragon 820 helped improve the user experience for mobile imaging, virtual reality (VR), battery life, and connectivity speed all the updates we’ve included in Snapdragon 821 will help keep devices powered by Snapdragon 800 premium-tier processors at the top of people’s shopping lists into the foreseeable future.