Qualcomm to launch Snapdragon 835 processor with enhanced backup and VR support at CES 2017

Snapdragon 835

If you are planning to buy a new smartphone, you need to wait for some time because Qualcomm has revealed the launch of Snapdragon 835 processor. According to reports, the new processor will be launched at the CES 2017 in Nevada, Las Vegas. The main highlight of Snapdragon 835 processor is that it will have enhanced multi-day battery life coupled with ultra-fast performance.

Based on the available inputs provided by the tipster @evleaks, the Snapdragon 835 processor is specially manufactured with unique power saving features. If you make use of a smartphone with the new processor, you will be able to save up to 50% of the power.

The main reason for the massive hype behind Snapdragon 835 processor during CES 2017 is the addition of Quick Charge 4. According to Qualcomm, the processor will be able to deliver five hours of backup time within just five minutes of charging. We don’t have any data to substantiate this fact. You can expect enhanced battery backup time.

As per speculations, the upcoming Snapdragon 835 processor is expected to consume 40 percent less charge than the currently available Snapdragon 821 processor. Moreover, it will deliver 27 percent improved performance. The upcoming processor will provide full support for Virtual Reality (VR) including assistance.

Based on the reports from the official Qualcomm Twitter handle, the upcoming Volkswagen car will be powered by the new Snapdragon 835 processor. We can also expect few robots and smart digital assistants will leverage the rich potential of Snapdragon 835 processor.

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Meanwhile, a reputed tech portal disclosed that the internals of Snapdragon 835 processor will be equal to the Kryo 280 processor paired with an Adreno 540 GPU and Hexagon DSP. Moreover, you can expect 25 percent enhanced speed in the 3D graphics rendering. You will be able to visualize 60x additional output display colors than the previous counterparts.

The initial analysis of Snapdragon 835 processor is that it will have an ability to render 4K video streaming with auto-focus. You will be able to capture a clear image. Furthermore, the new processor will ship with an integrated Snapdragon X16 LTE modem for 10x faster download speeds.

With Qualcomm tipped to showcase Snapdragon 835 processor at the CES 2017, we can expect new smartphones by the end of Q2 2017. We expect Samsung to ship the next flagship with this latest processor. Towards the end of 2017, we can expect LeEco to release Le 3 with Snapdragon 835 processor.

Anand Narayanaswamy is the editor-in-chief of Netans. He was recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 9 years (2002 to 2011) and again as a Microsoft MVP in Surface under Windows and Devices in January 2024. He worked as a Chief Technical Editor with ASPAlliance and was part of ASPInsider program. Anand has published several articles and reviews related to various software and hardware products for various software and technology related websites. He is also active on social media and also participates as an Influencer for various brands. Anand can be reached at admin@netans.com