The upcoming watches are in for a revolutionary quality provided, and the Snapdragon Wear 4100 is the one responsible for this good news. According to rumors, the new processor will deliver approximately 85% higher performance than its older versions. Sounds interesting? Continue reading to find out what the new SoC will provide to the future smartwatches generation.
Qualcomm announced on the 30th of June that a new generation of chipsets for wearables would soon be available on the market. The good news is that the future smartwatches will be powered by the Snapdragon Wear 4100 platforms. According to the Qualcomm officials, the new platform will deliver better performance, as well as brand-new smart features and a cutting edge power efficiency.
The new Qualcomm processor comes with a hybrid design, as well as an Always-On co-processor. In addition to this, the company has decided on investing in the 12nm process technology. These upgrades will inevitably mean a better ambient and design for future watches. As far as the performance is concerned, the Snapdragon Wear 4100 will be 85% more potent that its cutting-edge predecessor, the Snapdragon 3100 chipset.
But what makes Snapdragon Wear 4100 so interesting? Well, the forthcoming watches will feature a 64k color display and the option to monitor ones heart rate continuously. Other exciting features include a faster tilt-to-wake, timers, alarms, responsiveness, and haptics, as presented on Qualcomm’s official website.
The chipset comes with a clock speed up to 1.7GHz, as well as a quad-core setup and ARM Cortex A53. An integrated X5 LTE globe Mode modem is integrated, and graphics characteristics are enhanced, owing to the new Adreno 504 GPU. What is even more interesting is that the watches will come with a 1080p recording capability, a USB 2.0 support, and it will support Wear OS powered by Google.