Qualcomm today announced a new mobile platform – Snapdragon 700. The 700 series will bring support for Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine, and improvements to camera, device performance and power.
“The Snapdragon 700 Mobile Platform Series will bring premium tier technologies and features into more affordable devices, something our global OEM customers and consumers are demanding,” said Alex Katouzian, senior vice president and general manager, mobile, Qualcomm Technologies.
“From our cutting-edge Qualcomm AI Engine to superior camera, device performance and power, the Snapdragon 700 Series is optimized to support the experiences consumers have come to expect from the most advanced mobile devices at a lower price point.”
Snapdragon 700 Series products will come with the multi-core Qualcomm AI Engine delivering up to 2x improvements for on-device AI applications compared to the Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform.
Qualcomm said that the platform will bring professional grade camera features to devices.
700 Series products will also benefit from Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology, engineered to get up to 50% charge in only 15 minutes, claimed Qualcomm.
It will also support ultra-fast LTE, carrier Wi-Fi features, as well as enhanced Bluetooth 5.
Commercial samples of the first Snapdragon 700 Series Mobile Platforms are anticipated to ship to customers 1H 2018.