Intrinsyc has started selling the reference smartphone and tablet hardware kits for developers which is based on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 SoC. Do not be confused, this is not the product that would be available for consumers at the moment but rather a reference to the flagship devices which will probably launch next year.
The incredibly well equipped development platforms, as said earlier, are being offered by the Canadian company Intrinsyc. The smartphone and tablet both are powered with incredible hardware.
A drooling specification of the smartphone boasts of a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC with octa-core CPU, Adreno 430 CPU, and Qualcomm Hexagon V56 DSP. The chipset is complimented by 4GB of LP-DDR4 RAM, and runs "the latest available Android OS" at the moment. The msarpthone also houses 32GB of built-in memory, microSD card slot, and 6.2-inch display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels.
Talking about the imaging aspect, the handset employs a 13MP main camera with 4K video capture and 4MP front-facing unit with 1080p video recording. There are eight microphones built-in. An overwhelmingly rich sensor and connectivity suite includes fingerprint sensor, temperature and humidity sensor. The device is powered by 3,020mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0. I
Priced at $799, the smartphone looks like it will be the true flagship killer of 2015.
On the other hand, the tablet platform that is priced at $999, features the same chipset and RAM as the smartphone. The only few differences are that it comes with a larger 10.1-inch 4K display (3840 x 2160 pixels), while onboard memory sits at 64GB, which can be further expanded via microSD card slot. Featuring the same sensors that are mention for the smartphone, the new tablet referance is powered by a 7,560mAh battery. The main camera of the slate is a 13MP unit with 4K capture @ 60fps, coupled with 4MP front-facing snapper. A duo of 3D IR cameras is also on board.
The two monstrously powerful platforms will start shipping by mid December. However, these are not going to be available for the regular customers.
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