Qualcomm announces Snapdragon Assign on 4100 platform for smartwatches

Right now time Qualcomm took the wraps off its subsequent wearable chipset family, the Snapdragon Assign on 4100 and 4100+. In accordance to the model numbers of the contained chips, these seem like essentially based mostly off of the Snapdragon 429 mobile SoC.

The Snapdragon Assign on 4100+ entails the predominant SoC, the Forever-On (AON) co-processor for low strength states, along with companion chips including PMIC, RF for modem/GPS and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth, and RFFE. The Snapdragon Assign on 4100 (sans “+”) doesn’t absorb the AON co-processor. Otherwise, the two are an analogous.

The Assign on 4100+ is built on a 12nm process and has a 1.7 GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU, Adreno 504 GPU, support for 750 MHz LPDDR3 memory and eMMC 4.5 storage, moreover twin ISPs with support for as a lot as 16 MP cameras. Certain, cameras, on wearables. We’re not obvious why, but per chance new merchandise within the pipeline will surprise us.

The Assign on 4100+ is designed to ship 85% better performance than the Assign on 3100, whereas the 4G LTE modem, also essentially based mostly on 12nm process expertise, now has a devoted DSP, low strength aspects, and supports Cat.4 LTE and twin antennas.

There might be a smarter AON co-processor, which enhances battery life and now can trace as a lot as 64K colors (when put next to 16 within the Assign on 3100). This can also take care of proper heart price and sleep monitoring, step counting, alarms, timers, and haptics, and it also has sooner tilt-to-wake responsiveness.

The Assign on 4100 family has Wi-Fi a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 5.0, which reduces strength consumption by spherical 25%. This platform is meant to be used with Google’s Assign on OS moreover the launch supply model of that. Qualcomm has unveiled that the Mobvoi TicWatch Pro 3 is coming quickly powered by the brand new chip, moreover a new Suunto wearable, whereas imoo will open the Z6 Ultra teenagers smartwatch the utilization of the Assign on 4100 within the next 30 days.

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