Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 spec slides leak ahead of CES, will support the DX12 graphics API

VideoCardz.com reveals the Qualcomm’s upcoming Snapdragon chipset ‘detailing the new chip’s capability’.

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    • Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 specs leaked ahead of CES, 2017.
    • The processor will bring improvement in battery, graphics rendering, and VR.
    • The processor will be capable of running windows 10 and support DX12 graphics API.

Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 spec slides leak ahead of CES, 2017, claimed to support the DX12 graphics. With every company set to announce their products in the biggest electronics trade show of the year, Qualcomm’s flagship processor will make its debut too this week at CES, 2017. But leak renders have already surfaced on the e-platform. VideoCardz.com an e-hub for all graphics cards have revealed some slides highlighting the new chip’s capabilities.

According to the leak report, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 will sport the Qualcomm Kyro 280 CPU (quad-core), Qualcomm Adreno 540 GPU and Qualcomm Hexagon DSP for enhanced performance. The processor will also have Qualcomm Adreno Visual Processing and Qualcomm Spectra Camera ISP. Adreno 540 GPU will support 10-bit 4K@60fps display, Q-Sync and wide colour gamut.

In terms of power consumption, the Snapdragon 835 will consume 50 per cent less charge than its predecessor. The new processor is claimed to provide a full day talk time, almost 6 days of music streaming and more than 7 hours of 4K video streaming. The new chip will also feature the latest version of the company’s fast charging technology.

Another report which unveiled the San Diego-based chipmaking company’s press release cited that the Snapdragon 835 will have substantial improvements in graphics rendering and virtual reality. The company in its press release claimed that upcoming processor will come with “game changing” enhancements to accurate audio, intuitive interactions, and vibrant visuals. The processor is also said to deliver 25 per cent 3D graphic rendering and 60x more display colours compared to the Snapdragon 820.

As Qualcomm had already confirmed Snapdragon 835 to be built on Samsung’s 10nm FinFET process technology, the processor will likely feature smaller and more efficient transistors resulting in thinner devices with more space for the battery.

Apart from being the flagship processor, the Snapdragon 835 will also be the first ARM processor that will run Windows 10. The upcoming processor will also support the DX12 graphics API.