- Coming soon is Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon chipset for wearables.
- It may be known as the Snapdragon Wear 5100.
- In 2020, Qualcomm released its final wearable chipset.
Qualcomm Updates: On Twitter, Qualcomm has teased the release of the Snapdragon Wear 2 chipset for smartwatches. However, the chipmaker withheld any details regarding the SoC’s name or USP.
It will be the replacement for Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 4100+ chipset and is anticipated to adopt Qualcomm’s naming convention. The news comes about a month after the San Diego based business unveiled the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 SoC, which replaces the Snapdragon 778G SoC, and the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, an updated version of its flagship SoC.
The tweet from Qualcomm’s Snapdragon twitter account clearly depicts a processor and a smartwatch in a brief video. The tweet’s title, “The clock is ticking on something major,” obliquely alludes to a wearable chipset. Although the name and specifications of the forthcoming wearables chipset are unknown, Qualcomm’s naming convention predicts that it will be dubbed Snapdragon Wear 5100 Platform the next in line. The business hasn’t disclosed anything about its partners who will be using this platform, either.
The Snapdragon Wear 4100+, Qualcomm’s most recent product, was introduced in 2020. It was asserted to consume less power and offer an increase in performance of 85% over the Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform.According to Qualcomm, the chipset uses low power 12nm process technology to give up to 25% longer battery life. The device included an AON coprocessor, which supports up to 64K colours, continuous heart rate monitoring, quicker tilttowake responsiveness, steps, alarms, timers, and haptics.The Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 SoC, which replaces the Snapdragon 778G SoC, and the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, an upgrade to the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 platform, were both introduced by Qualcomm earlier this year. According to claims, the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 will run up to 10% faster on the CPU and use 30% less power than the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. According to claims, the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 renders graphics 20 percent more quickly than its predecessor.