Shortly after the statement of the head of Qualcomm that soon the market will be an alternative to smartphones, the company introduced a mobile platform Snapdragon XR2 for portable devices of the next generation.
A key feature of the chip intended for gadgets premium steel wide multimedia capabilities including video decoding 8K at 60 fps and support from seven cameras for processing panoramic images.
What is the platform
Mobile platform Snapdragon XR2 5G is designed for devices with augmented reality, including reasonable goggles and helmets. CPU and GPU performance new, according to the manufacturer, is twice that of the Snapdragon 835, the throughput of pixels when working with video in four times higher resolution and performance-related AI tasks 6 and 11 times higher in accordance.
Qualcomm has provided a platform for AR gadgets
The novelty supports simultaneous work with two 3K display with a refresh rate of 90 frames per second, playback 8K video framrate 60 fps or 4K at 120 fps. Declared support for standards and HDR10 HDR10 +, as well as reducing latency during data transmission in augmented reality mode.
Snapdragon XR2 5G can process the signal with seven cameras simultaneously in panorama mode. The chip is also capable of tracking the position of the device in space, movements of hands, eyes, face and lips of the user.
Supported the recognition of scenes and objects, as well as their seamless integration in digital graphics. The veracity of the content according to the developers, will also give surround sound technologies. Qualcomm promises to implement and contextual recognition of sound with subprocessor Hexagon DSP, for example, the helmet can identify the cry of a baby in the real world and promptly notify the gamer who is too fascinated by the game.
Mobile platform Qualcomm is positioned as a universal tool that can be used in the added and virtual reality and instantly navigate from one scene to another using a single hardware and support 5G networks with low latency.
When the market will be AR and VR devices on Snapdragon XR2 5G, is still unknown
The timing of the market introduction of the first commercial models of the AR-devices based on Snapdragon XR2 5G will be announced later.
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