Qualcomm’s best chipset of 2017 is the Snapdragon 835 processor, which is made with the latest technology and the 10nm design. The chip is said to be 27% better in performance when compared to the Snapdragon 820 chip and it uses about 40% lesser power, so the new processor is better with performance and battery usage.
Apart from what we mentioned about, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset has gigabit LTE connectivity, immersive AR and VR experience and better camera support and connectivity. As for the specs, the new chip has Qualcomm Kryo 280 CPU and Adreno 540 GPU along with Qualcomm Hexagon DSP.
It is the Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 technology that is given with this Snapdragon 835 chipset, which is said to help charge the phone so much in five minutes that it can offer about 4 hours of usage. Now, with so much at offer, it will surely be a list of powerful phones that are powered by this chipset.
Phones running with Snapdragon 835
Samsung’s flagships phones are the first ones to actually have the Snapdragon 835 chipsets in the market. The two phones have a lot packed in, starting with the Infinity display. There is the same camera combination that the Galaxy S7 had but this time, it is all about the perfect performance and the better display than what was it last time. The Galaxy S8 has a 5.8-inch display and the S8+ has a 6.2-inch display.
Sony’s premium flagship announced at MWC 2017 event had nothing less in every aspect. A 4K HDR display and Snapdragon 835 are a lot but the company has now included a 19-megapixel camera with large pixels and 960p slow motion videos that can be taken at 720p resolution. A 3230 mAh battery powers the device and the Sony Xperia XZ Premium has a 5.5-inch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
The Xiaomi’s flagship phone for 2017 has the latest chipset and a lot more than that. The phone comes with a curvy body on the four sides and there are variants with different amounts of RAM and internal storage, and the phone also comes with a Dual-lens camera setup. Since the device comes with the Snapdragon 835 chipset, there is the support for Quick Charge 4.0, the latest fast charging technology.
More of a concept phone, the Gigabit phone from ZTE is meant to showcase the possibilities of what the chipset can achieve. Soon, the connectivity should be a reality but it is too early right now and ZTE still didn’t want to leave any chances. The ZTE Gigabit phone is powered by the Snapdragon 835 chipset.
Other Phones expected to be powered by Snapdragon 835
- OPPO Find 9
- Xiaomi Mix Evo
- Essential’s One
- OnePlus 4 / 5
- HTC 11