Qualcomm Announces Adreno 510 And 530 With Snapdragon 820 And Other Advanced Processors

Qualcomm Announces Adreno 510 And 530 With Snapdragon 820 And Other Advanced Processors
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Qualcomm has recently announced low-end Snapdragon 212 and Snapdragon 412 processors. This time the company has announced graphics processing units Adreno 510 and Adreno 530 to be launched in 2016.


The company has also announced that Snapdragon 820 will be 40% faster than the previous version. The GPU Adreno 530 will be as good. The GPUs may also be present in the already marketed Snapdragon 620 or 618 processors.

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Devices with Snapdragon 820 and Adreno 530 GPU are expected to be in the market in the first half of 2016.

There are the first GPUs to be available under the new architecture. As reported earlier, this new GPU and CPU combination will come with Qualcomm Spectra image signal processing (ISP) technique. This implies that the user will be able to click DSLR-quality pictures using such.

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The Adreno 530 GPU in question is going to reduce the battery usage by 40 percent. This is the most advanced GPU in the Adreno 5xx series currently being manufactured by the chipset company.

The GPU in question will support OpenGL ES 3.1+AEP (Adreno Extension Pack), Renderscript, and a new OpenCL 2.0 and Vulkan standards. It is a 64-bit virtual addressing supported GPU with fine-grain power management.

The camera and video recording is going to get a new boost with Qualcomm processor and GPU. 4K HEVC videos at 60fps via HDMI 2.0 to Rec along with 2020 ultra-high definition (UHD) displays are supported by the new system.

EcoPix and TruPalette support will make the battery life stronger with more advancements. This will also imply that the users will be able to play complex games with high graphics for a long time.

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