Qualcomm shows first smartphone with Snapdragon 820-soc




Qualcomm has during his press conference for the first time shown a smartphone with a Snapdragon 820-soc. The LeTV Le Max Pro besides the Snapdragon 820 more gadgets Qualcomm onboard. The Chinese manufacturer has not yet announced the device.

The LeTV Le Max Pro besides the Snapdragon 820 also wifi ad aboard, reports SlashGear. In addition, the device is in a fingerprint scanner that works with ultrasound-based Qualcomm Sense ID. Qualcomm mentioned no further details of the device.

Earlier rumors spoke of an Android smartphone with 5.5 “screen with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels, a memory the size of 4GB to 64GB of storage and a camera with a maximum resolution of 21 megapixels. Later, presumably more details online from the device.

Qualcomm has a great importance to rapidly smartphones show with the Snapdragon processor 820. The designer is struggling with problems and had last year reorganizing. The Snapdragon 810 also had to deal with problems such as overheating.

It is not the first time that Qualcomm shows a first device with a new generation of smaller manufacturers soc. The Snapdragon 810 debuted with the announcement of the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro and the first Snapdragon processor was in 2009 as the first in a phone Toshiba, the TG01.

LeTV is a Chinese manufacturer who spent last year Le series are on the market, the X600 in China Phone roundup of Tweakers was last summer.

Qualcomm also announced new socs for specific applications. The Snapdragon 820A should get into cars while the previously announced 602A from 2017 enters Audi cars. In addition, the chip designer came up with the MDM9207-1, a chipset with 4G cat 1. This is a slow form of 4g for internet-of-things-applications. Devices with the modem should be able to go ten years with current from two AA batteries.


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