Qualcomm builds smartphones for Snapdragon fans


The smartphone for Snapdragon Insider – it is Qualcomm’s first proprietary device that is due to hit the market later this year.

Actually known for its components in smartphones, Qualcomm is now trying it out for itself. In cooperation with Asus, the Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders was announced in the spring. Qualcomm’s first smartphone.

It’s a 6.78-inch device with a blue and black color scheme. At 210 grams, it measures 173 x 77 x 9.55 mm and offers an OLED panel with a resolution of 2,448 x 1,080 pixels.

Full camera equipment

On the back of the smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders, Qualcomm not only installs the camera system but also the fingerprint sensor, which is now usually found under the display on the front of current smartphones. It’s a 3D Sonic Sensor Gen2, according to Qualcomm it’s an improved version of the ultrasonic-based sensor.

The Snapdragon fireball logo stands out above the sensor and can be illuminated in white. The triple camera is located above it. A 64-megapixel Sony IMX686, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle model (Sony IMX363). And last but not least, an 8-megapixel telecamera with 3x optical zoom. Videos can therefore be recorded in 4K with up to 60 frames per second or in 8K with up to 30 FPS.

Hardware & technical equipment

Inside is a Snapdragon 888 with 16 GB of RAM, plus 512 GB of internal storage. Qualcomm uses Android 11 as the operating system. The 5G modem, which is supported by sub-6 GHz antennas, is built into the SoC. WiFi 6E is possible with it.

The Qualcomm smartphone is also equipped with a 4,000 mAh battery that can be charged with up to 65 watts via a USB-C port. According to the manufacturer, a full charge takes a total of 52 minutes.

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First smartphone with Snapdragon sound

When it comes to sound, Qualcomm doesn’t do things by halves either, and uses Snapdragon sound technology for its own smartphone. Music is supported in high quality up to 24 bit and 96 kHz.

Not only should streaming music be a special experience, the manufacturer should also guarantee very good voice quality when making calls thanks to a wide range of frequencies.

The package includes Bluetooth in-ears from Master & Dynamic, which also support 24-bit and 96 kHz. In addition, background noises and ambient noise should be filtered out. The headphones are powered by the Qualcomm QCCC5141 chip.

Release & Preis

Qualcomm’s new smartphone is expected to hit the market in August 2021. The price is estimated at around 1,299 euros. After all, in addition to the power supply unit, the in-ears are also included.

As the name suggests, Qualcomm wants to offer the smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders only to members for the time being. At Snapdragon-Insider-Programm | Qualcomm the device will initially be available for purchase. Interested parties should think about registering on the site now.


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