Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a pioneer in mobile technology, has announced that its flagship Snapdragon® 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy is the driving force behind Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.’s latest foldable smartphones and tablets. The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5, Galaxy Z Flip5, and Galaxy Tab S9 Series boast impressive cutting-edge features powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, setting a new standard for connected computing and delivering groundbreaking experiences to consumers worldwide.
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy represents a remarkable leap forward in mobile innovation, offering a host of groundbreaking AI experiences, desktop-level gaming features, and professional-grade photography capabilities.
Alex Katouzian, senior vice president and general manager of mobile, compute, & XR businesses at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., expressed excitement about the collaboration, stating, “Samsung is important to our mission to deliver the world’s best mobile experiences to consumers. They continue to set the pace for innovation, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy power the newest flagship Galaxy device lineup—the Galaxy Z Flip5, Galaxy Z Fold5, and Galaxy Tab S9 series.”
Samsung Electronics shares Qualcomm’s vision of introducing new and exciting experiences in various form factors, all powered by cutting-edge technology. Inkang Song, vice president and head of the technology strategy team at Samsung Electronics, expressed the company’s pride in featuring the latest flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy inside the Galaxy Z Flip5, Galaxy Z Fold5, and Galaxy Tab S9 Series. Song further commented, “We’re excited to see how these devices will enable new possibilities for our users.”
Key Highlights of Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
- Snapdragon® Smart: Samsung’s new Galaxy devices showcase the fastest, most advanced Qualcomm® AI Engine, offering groundbreaking AI integration across the entire platform. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy incorporates an upgraded Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Processor, enabling micro tile inferencing to accelerate complex AI models for enhanced AI performance. Moreover, the platform features the latest Qualcomm® Sensing Hub, equipped with dual AI processors to support ultra-low power AI experiences such as AI-based echo cancelling and noise cancellation during video and phone calls.
- Snapdragon Sight™: The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy elevates camera experiences to a new era of professional quality. Snapdragon’s Cognitive ISP enables real-time Semantic Segmentation for enhanced images, ultra low-light video capture, and multi-frame noise reduction, delivering outstanding photography capabilities.
- Snapdragon® Gaming: The accelerated Qualcomm® Adreno™ GPU supports real-time hardware-accelerated ray tracing, bringing life-like light, reflections, and illuminations to mobile games. The Galaxy series features support for the latest Vulkan APIs (version 1.3), resulting in improved graphics performance and assisting developers in transitioning desktop games to mobile platforms.
- Multi-Gigabit Connectivity: The new Samsung Galaxy devices are equipped with Qualcomm Technologies’ leading connectivity solutions, including the Snapdragon® X70 Modem-RF System and Qualcomm® FastConnect™ Mobile Connectivity Subsystem. These solutions offer high-speed and ultra-low latency Wi-Fi and the latest Bluetooth audio enhancements.
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy marks another significant advancement in mobile technology, driving Samsung’s flagship devices to new heights. With enhanced AI capabilities, state-of-the-art photography, and powerful gaming features, consumers can look forward to unparalleled experiences across Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold5, Galaxy Z Flip5, and Galaxy Tab S9 Series.