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Qualcomm with Asus Brings “Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders”

- Updated: 9th Jul 2021, 03:01 IST
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    Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders Specifications

Qualcomm in partnership with Asus brings an exclusive experience for its insiders. They have launched a smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders. Qualcomm has more than 1.6 million with the same name community of fans and enthusiasts who participate in online forums. They’re among the first to hear about news coming from Qualcomm. Moreover, it is a premium phone specifically for the company’s loyalty program.

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According to the company, it will offer the Snapdragon Insiders a more curated experience. It will focus on the key strengths of Qualcomm’s chipset. Especially Elite Gaming, Snapdragon Sound, AI cameras, 5G, and more. Also, Asus will handle the distribution and sale of this smartphone using its own channels. Let’s take a look at the key specifications and features of the same:

Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders Specifications

It features a 6.78-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,448 pixels) Samsung AMOLED display with up to 1,200 nits of peak brightness. In addition, it comes with a 20.4:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. The display is also HDR10 and HDR10+ certified. Additionally, it covers 111.23 percent of DCI-P3 and 106.87 percent of the NTSC color gamut.

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Under the hood, the smartphone for Snapdragon insiders is powered by the Snapdragon 888 chipset. Although question arises as to why they did not use it Plus variant in the chipset? Apparently, the device development started well before the latter’s launch so the company proceeded with the former. Additionally, it comes with 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB UFS 3.1 storage.

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Furthermore, Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders features a triple rear camera setup that houses a 64-megapixel Sony IMX686 primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens. The camera setup also includes a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 sensor with an f/2.2 ultra-wide lens and an 8-megapixel telephoto shooter. The primary and telephoto cameras are also equipped with optical image stabilization (OIS). For selfies and video chats, the phone has a 24-megapixel selfie camera at the front.

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Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth v5.2 with aptX Adaptive support, NFC, GPS/ A-GPS/ NavIC, and a USB Type-C port. The phone comes with dual stereo speakers that are paired with a smart AMP and Snapdragon Sound. There are also quad HDR microphones with a 114dB dynamic range.