In what has develop into an annual custom for Qualcomm, the corporate has as soon as once more opened the doorways of their San Diego headquarters to the press to take a preview have a look at the subsequent technology of their flagship cellular platform. These occasions have been happening for a number of years now, and have develop into an integral a part of how Qualcomm approaches the general public with their wares; preview occasions not solely allow them to set expectations, however to get the phrase out to technically-minded audiences in a vendor-neutral method. Quite than being one half within the subsequent flagship smartphone, preview day signifies that all the pieces could be about Qualcomm and the platforms that they’ve created.
Late final yr Qualcomm introduced the Snapdragon 845 platform, the successor to 2017’s Snapdragon 835. Implementing numerous vital architectural enhancements over its predecessor, the Snapdragon 845 will get to follow-up on what ended up being a fairly well-received platform within the Snapdragon 835, and to see if Qualcomm can keep their momentum. Qualcomm used their December occasion to launch a superb bit of information on the 845 prematurely, so we’ve already had an opportunity to see what Qualcomm is planning architecturally. And now with the preview occasion we lastly get to see how all of this comes along with a have a look at the platform as an entire.