Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Details Reveal VR SDK, Performance Up
We know that hardware is a huge factor when it comes to smartphones, especially the CPU. Qualcomm has been hitting the smartphone market hard with their Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and we heard a word about another processor in the works recently. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 821. Although we knew very little about this new processor before now, we have some new insights about this new processor from Qualcomm.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 is faster than the 820 by 10 percent and though that may not seem to be a significant improvement that is not the only improvement the new mobile processor brings. App boot speeds have also been improved so you no longer need to wait as long for your favorite apps to launch.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 is also less power hungry and hence your device will have improved battery life. According to the company, battery life will be improved by 5%. It also includes an improved VR SDK so developers can tap into the architecture and make highly optimized apps and games for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 powered device. You also get a 5% GPU improvement.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 brings small performance upgrades here and there and these small numbers do add up to make a big difference. Whether you choose to buy a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 powered device is up to you in the end. All these improvements may not mean that much to you. But if you are looking for the best tech then this is what you should be looking out for.
We are still waiting on more information about the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821. We will update you about the CPU when we have more information to share with you.
What do you think about the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821? Is it worth the upgrade or will you wait this one out? Let us know what you think and whether or not you will be upgrading.