Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced that its flagship Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Mobile Platform is powering Samsung Electronics’ latest foldable smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 and Galaxy Z Flip4.
The company’s newest flagship platform, Snapdragon 8+, is a premium-tier powerhouse delivering performance enhancements for a boost across all on-device experiences. The new Galaxy Z series devices also feature the latest Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 Mobile Connectivity System, which brings premium Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for fast, sustained connection.
“For over two decades, we’ve worked closely with Samsung to define premium Android experiences and our relationship has never been stronger,” said Christopher Patrick, senior VP and GM, mobile handset, Qualcomm Technologies. “We are committed to delivering the most innovative mobile and connectivity experiences to our customers and ultimately consumers. The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 and Z Fold4 powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 are prime examples of what can be achieved.”
“Our close strategic partnership with Qualcomm is a prime example of Samsung’s openness philosophy in action, which prioritizes the best device experiences for our users through collaborations with industry-leading experts,” said Inkang Song, vice president and head of technology strategy group, MX business at Samsung Electronics. “With more power, speed and efficiency, our fourth-generation foldables open up new possibilities for our users and, ultimately, change how we interact with our smartphones.”
Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 delivers ultra-smooth responsiveness and color-rich HDR scenes at the highest visual quality. With an improved Qualcomm Adreno GPU and Qualcomm Kryo CPU, Snapdragon 8+ provides up to 10% faster GPU speeds and CPU processing, as well as up to 30% GPU and CPU power efficiency improvement to deliver the ultimate gameplay experience.
Snapdragon 8+ also features the 7th generation Qualcomm AI Engine for unbeatable intelligence and up to 20% better performance per Watt. The devices also take advantage of a dedicated Trust Management Engine in Snapdragon 8+ to achieve heightened security for apps and services.
The Galaxy Z Flip4 and Z Fold4 features advanced Snapdragon connectivity technologies across 5G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for fast and reliable connected experiences. The Snapdragon X65 Modem-RF System provides remarkable speed and efficiency, including support for 5G mmWave for the fastest 5G cellular speeds possible.
Both devices also feature the latest FastConnect 6900, which brings together premium Wi-Fi 6/6E and advanced Bluetooth capabilities. Whether users are streaming, gaming, or working — they’ll experience blazing fast speeds, low latency, and reliable performance for the most demanding applications, even in the most congested areas.
More information on the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Mobile Platform can be found here.
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