Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 SoC for Windows Computers

The current time in San Francisco: Chipmaker Qualcomm has announced the new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 computing platform as the successor to the 8cx Gen 2 model that was launched last year. The new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 chipset is built for always-on, always-connected PCs that are ultra-thin. Qualcomm introduces the flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 mobile chipset, check out the features here.

“Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is a great upgrade for consumers, businesses, organizations and industries looking for powerful, efficient, lightweight, ultraportable and secure devices,” the company said in a statement.

It comes with improved performance compared to 7c Gen 2, as it increases processor performance by up to 60% and the GPU runs 70% faster. The chipset NPU comes with 6.5 TOPS of AI computing power, which is an improvement, as the predecessor NPU has 5 TOPS.

It supports 5G (sub-6 GHz and mmWave), and the Snapdragon X65 5G RF-Modem system offers maximum download speeds of up to 10 Gbps, up to 7.5 Gbps with the Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF system or up to 4.4 Gbps with Snapdragon X62 5G Modem-RF system and Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 system offers speeds of up to 3.6 Gbps over Wi-Fi 6E.A

Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 comes with Qualcomm’s Hexagon processor along with Qualcomm Sensing Hub for machine learning. It supports a single camera of up to 24MP, along with up to 4 competing cameras, and also supports 4K HDR video capture at 30fps, 720p video at 480fps. The new platform also comes with better support for artificial intelligence-based features such as face detection or background dimming and audio noise suppression. Qualcomm has allowed Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 to support Microsoft Secured-core PCs. There is also a dedicated Computer Vision processor for continuous authentication.

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