Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 805 processor with Ultra HD support and Adreno 420 GPU

Qualcomm has officially announced a new processor in its Snapdragon 800 series. Dubbed as Qualcomm Snapdragon 805, the processor is the successor of Snapdragon 800 and features minor/major upgrade over its predecessor. The Snapdragon 805 is expected to be available in commercial devices by the first half of 2014, the first ones could probably debut at CES or MWC.

According to Qualcomm, Snapdragon 805 is the world's first processor which delivers 4K display support aka system-level Ultra HD support. The processor also comes with new and upgraded Adreno 420 GPU, which has 40% more processing power than the previous generation Adreno 330 chips.

The Krait 450 architecture allows a maximum clock speed of 2.5GHz and memory bandwidth of up to 2.5GB/s. Unfortunately, the Krait 450 is still a 32-bit processor, but we may expect a new hardware to arrive during Q3/Q4 of 2014 with 64-bit processor.

The Snapdragon 805 supports mobile video, imaging and graphics experiences at Ultra HD (4K) resolution, both on device and via Ultra HD TVs, along with 4K video capture and playback and enhanced dual camera Image Signal Processors (ISPs).

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Source - Qualcomm