Inside an ultra-thin, premium form factor, the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 processing platform provides extraordinary performance and economy. Support for a multi-day battery life ensures a computing experience that is always on and always connected.
It supports a single camera up to 24 MP, as well as up to 4 simultaneous cameras, and also supports capturing 4K HDR video at 30 fps, slow-motion video 720p at 480 fps. The chip now supports UFS 3.1 storage which provides faster read and writes speeds. There is also Qualcomm Voice Suite, which has Qualcomm Noise and Echoes Cancellation technology to cancel unwanted background noise.
The business claims that the processor has “multi-day battery life,” but it hasn’t released any other information. Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 devices are likely to hit the market in the first half of 2022.
Battery Life and Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Compute Platform is built to provide high levels of productivity and enjoyment. Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3’s 5nm design provides fast and efficient processing rates, with system-level performance gains of up to 57 % with multi-tasking performance boosts of up to 85 % for amazingly smooth and responsive performance*. All of this power is delivered with cutting-edge efficiency, with a battery life of up to 25 hours on a single charge, which is up to 2X that of your existing PC.
Always connected, always on
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 smoothly switches between blazing fast 5G, 4G LTE, and reliable Wi-Fi 6 or 6E to keep you always connected. The Snapdragon X65 5G Modem-RF system, can deliver speeds of up to 10 Gbps, or up to 7.5 Gbps with the Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF system. With up to 3.6 Gbps, the Qualcomm® FastConnectTM 6900 system provides industry-leading Wi-Fi 6E performance.
Improved Audio and Camera
In applications like Teams or Zoom, the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 delivers immersive visual and audio experiences for video conferencing. A speedy startup camera with up to 4K HDR video at 24 megapixels and the newest generation 3A processor enable these experiences (Autofocus, Auto White Balance, and Auto Exposure). Hi-Fi audio with AI-accelerated Echo-cancellation and noise suppression (ECNS) make crisp and clear video conferencing a reality, ensuring that you are clearly seen and heard for an outstanding user experience.
For the newest experiences and apps, Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 with Qualcomm® AI Engine provides 29+ TOPS of strong acceleration, up to 3 times greater**. Using Qualcomm AI Engine’s speed and efficiency on Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3, cloud-class models can operate on thin and light laptops while other system resources remain responsive, allowing you to stay productive.
Security at the Enterprise Level
From the chip to the cloud, Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 security solutions keep you safe. Layered secure boot, as well as the new Microsoft Pluton TPM architecture running on the Qualcomm® Secure Processing Unit (SPU), ensuring that your device begins safely. Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is a Microsoft Secured-core PC that is ready to use right out of the box for the most secure devices, with Windows Hello face and fingerprint login capabilities for safe access. Connection health monitoring and runtime memory encryption keep your data safe, while connection health monitoring keeps your cellular and Wi-Fi connections safe.