The American founder Qualcomm, known for its processors, is also seeking to demonstrate its know-how in the field of telephones. The company has designed a showcase smartphone in collaboration with Asus, to demonstrate its equipment.
At Qualcomm, the “ Do it yourself Seems to have a bright future ahead of her. This July 8, the American founder announced the release of his own smartphone. This developed and built in collaboration with Asus is adorned with the best of the technologies of the American founder. A technological showcase bringing only few innovations to the telephony market but above all very inaccessible to the general public. The interest here is to discover the potential raw power of such a smartphone under the different benchmarks.
Meet Qualcomm’s for Snapdragon Insider smartphone
It is the first telephone marketed by the American founder. Given the statements of its product manager Mike Roberts, the goal is not to perpetuate the experience. Indeed, Qualcomm’s ambition is not to compete with other manufacturers on the market. For the simple reason that most of the brands in question are the company’s customers. The goal of this “smartphone for Snapdragon Insider” is to offer a complete experience of the manufacturer’s ecosystem for those who want it. The end result is not as innovative as promised.
The construction of the phone is not that different from any other high end Android device. Within its technical sheet, it is a Snapdragon 888 and not the More version recently presented at MWC. The animation is also provided by 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of memory. Provisions providing insane power for the smartphone. It will have a 5G connection, Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2. A triple camera completes the package. The interest is mainly around the software put in place to support the internal chip.
A 6.78 inch Samsung AMOLED display comes with it. A Full HD panel with a maximum refresh of 144 Hz. Optimized gaming software provides the interface with a 20% improvement in response rate. Finally, the Snapdragon Sound technology is also present to ensure the best possible audio experience.
A phone marketed for $ 1,500
Qualcomm’s communication is quite risky. While the smartphone is not intended to come to walk on the flower beds of other manufacturers, but at 1,500 euros the device, potential customers have the right to be certain. It comes under Android 11 but the manufacturer offers no certainty on possible higher versions of the operating system. In contrast, the company claims to offer four years of security updates.
How to get this smartphone? In view of the founder’s communication, it seems logical to assume that the stock will be limited. It is the Snapdragon insiders who are prioritized. Understand, in addition to having to pay a substantial sum, you need to join the community. At present, only people living in UK, USA, China and Germany are prioritized. Other regions of the world will be entitled to the smartphone thereafter.
What do you think of this smartphone? Would you be ready to try it out to discover a successful technology experience?