Day Two Dwell Weblog (10:00 ET, 15:00 UTC)

09:51AM EST – With day one in all Qualcomm’s annual summit asserting its new Snapdragon 888 smartphone processor, at present is the day the place we get all these shiny technical particulars. Stick to us right here at AnandTech from 10am ET to get the knowledge as it’s introduced by means of our Dwell Weblog!

09:57AM EST – We’re a couple of minutes from beginning

09:58AM EST – Yesterday Qualcomm introduced the Snapdragon 888, and X60 modem, however did not go into any of the small print we love. That was left for at present’s keynote presentation

10:00AM EST – Right here we go

10:00AM EST – Don McGuire on the digital stage

10:01AM EST – Snapdragon units the benchmark for the related age

10:01AM EST – 888 = Eight Eighty Eight

10:01AM EST – That jacket seems to be odd

10:01AM EST – Ziad Asghar for the Technical Deep Dive

10:01AM EST – Main improve in each respect

10:01AM EST – Fruits of a few years of labor, hundreds of engineers

10:02AM EST – Enhancing the expertise of expertise within the dwelling to make the smartphone surpass all of them

10:03AM EST – Smartphones outweigh TVs with 4K/8K HDR

10:03AM EST – Wonderful digicam expertise

10:03AM EST – Talk with folks whereas watching Netflix

10:03AM EST – Smartphones are extra versatile than a separate digicam

10:03AM EST – AI augmentation

10:03AM EST – a number of feed recording concurrently

10:03AM EST – Measurement, weight, AI results

10:04AM EST – Fiber gateways

10:04AM EST – Extra bandwidth in a smartphone

10:04AM EST – Fewer dropped calls on 5G

10:04AM EST – Now gaming consoles – the way forward for gaming is cellular

10:04AM EST – Be on the transfer and play anyplace

10:04AM EST – ‘gaming is a multiplayer exercise’ – I dispute that. I actually do

10:05AM EST – Gaming could be very totally different on the smartphone

10:05AM EST – One machine does all of it, powered by S888

10:06AM EST – Imaging and best-in-class digicam expertise is usually #1 requirement for a smartphone

10:06AM EST – 1.4 trillion smartphone photos taken in 2020

10:06AM EST – Most smartphone players play 6+ hours per week

10:07AM EST – Cellular gaming is a social norm

10:07AM EST – XR is taking gaming to a brand new stage

10:07AM EST – New digital worlds

10:07AM EST – AI additionally augments smartphones

10:07AM EST – working behind the scenes

10:07AM EST – Voice recognition, navigation help, suggestion for gross sales engines

10:08AM EST – System stage optimizations from SoC to modem and Wi-Fi and antenna

10:08AM EST – Qualcomm can connect with any 5G community on the planet

10:08AM EST – QuickCharge, Sonic Fingerprint

10:09AM EST – (all elements of the Snapdragon package deal providing – not each vendor will purchase the whole lot in that providing)

10:09AM EST – Audio applied sciences

10:09AM EST – Working with cellular and audio manufacturers

10:09AM EST – Qualcomm Aqstic Audio

10:10AM EST – type issue innovation for add-ons

10:10AM EST – headphones, watches, headsets

10:10AM EST – AR/VR/XR glasses

10:11AM EST – Most innovative expertise on S888

10:11AM EST – Connectivity

10:11AM EST – Built-in 5G RF X60 Modem

10:12AM EST – third Gen mmWave + sub6

10:12AM EST – Peak 7.5 Gbps

10:12AM EST – 3 Gbps Add

10:12AM EST – 5G service aggregation throughout FDD,TDD

10:12AM EST – Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 – Wi-Fi 6/6E with 6 GHz

10:13AM EST – 3.6 Gbps on Wi-Fi

10:13AM EST – 4K QAM, 160 MHz, 4-stream DBS

10:13AM EST – Quickest and most constant connections

10:13AM EST – Bluetooth 5.2 with twin antenna assist

10:13AM EST – Digicam

10:13AM EST – Qualcomm powers probably the most cameras on the planet, measured by photographs taken

10:13AM EST – Tripling down on the way forward for images

10:14AM EST – Seize three totally different digicam streams without delay

10:14AM EST – Spectra 580

10:14AM EST – Help Staggered HDR sensors. Computational HDR assist

10:14AM EST – 2.7 gigapixel/sec with Spectra 580

10:14AM EST – +35% gen over gen

10:14AM EST – GPU

10:15AM EST – Adreno GPU

10:15AM EST – Shipped over 2.5 billion Adreno GPUs

10:15AM EST – New breed of gaming smartphones

10:15AM EST – Most effective graphics IP within the business, and ever

10:15AM EST – Greatest YoY improve ever +35%

10:15AM EST – 20% extra energy environment friendly

10:15AM EST – Show enhancements

10:16AM EST – New {hardware} in show pipeline equivalent to sub-pixel rendering

10:16AM EST – Constructed on sustained efficiency

10:16AM EST – Opponents drop off in a short time

10:16AM EST – Working with cellular gaming business

10:16AM EST – Now AI

10:17AM EST – Qualcomm AI allows 1.5 billion units

10:17AM EST – AI has outpaced all others in processing calls for

10:17AM EST – New Hexagon processor ground-up redesign

10:17AM EST – Scalar, Vector, Tensor all now fused

10:17AM EST – 16x Shared Reminiscence in comparison with prior product

10:17AM EST – 3x perf/watt, 2x tensor

10:18AM EST – Enabling new use circumstances on machine

10:18AM EST – Now Qualcomm sensor hub

10:18AM EST – 2nd gen this time

10:18AM EST – added devoted AI processor

10:18AM EST – Low energy AI circumstances

10:18AM EST – Can work on knowledge streams with out firing up Hexagon

10:18AM EST – CPU

10:18AM EST – Kryo 680

10:19AM EST – +25% perf, +25% energy environment friendly

10:19AM EST – Cortex X1

10:19AM EST – 1 x 2.84GHz X1 + 3 x 2.4GHz A78 + 4x 1.8 GHz A55

10:19AM EST – CPU constructed for sustained efficiency, not simply benchmark runs

10:20AM EST – sixth Gen AI engine

10:20AM EST – Mixed CPU+GPU+AI = 26 TOPs

10:20AM EST – Redesigned instruments

10:20AM EST – Qualcomm AI Engine Direct

10:21AM EST – Now Safety

10:21AM EST – New experiences constructed on safe foundations

10:21AM EST – New applied sciences

10:21AM EST – Snapdragon with hypervisor assist

10:21AM EST – Multi-OS assist

10:21AM EST – app isolation

10:22AM EST – Profile assist based mostly on hypervisor

10:22AM EST – Work profile, private profile and so on however safe

10:22AM EST – Multi-user as effectively

10:22AM EST – Apps may be remoted inside a profile

10:23AM EST – Works with Qualcomm Wi-fi Edge Companies. Safe hardware-based attestation

10:24AM EST – Remotely activate chipset and app options

10:24AM EST – Builders can use these companies of their apps at present

10:24AM EST – Enabling safe distant administration

10:24AM EST – Additionally safe images

10:25AM EST – New safety normal to inform customers {that a} photograph is real with out edit

10:25AM EST – Crypto seal

10:26AM EST – Snapdragon is world first CIA compliant digicam system

10:27AM EST – Deeper into the digicam subsystem now

10:27AM EST – PJ to the digital stage

10:28AM EST – Skilled high quality photograph and video

10:28AM EST – Taking a number of photographs and utilizing the perfect elements of every

10:28AM EST – Enabling smartphone innovation

10:29AM EST – Utilizing smaller course of node and transistor price range to allow 3x ISP models

10:31AM EST – Most flagship smartphones have 3+ cameras with totally different lenses

10:31AM EST – Triple concurrency allows three cameras to seize 4K HDR on the similar time

10:31AM EST – Operating all three cameras signifies that now not need to guess if a person goes up or right down to totally different cameras

10:32AM EST – 2×64 MP at 60 Hz + 1x28MP at 30 Hz

10:32AM EST – or 120 photographs per second at 12 MP

10:33AM EST – Mixed with AI

10:33AM EST – Enhanced low gentle

10:33AM EST – 0.1 lux

10:34AM EST – ISP designed for the picture sensors due out 2021

10:35AM EST – Staggered HDR sensors popping out in 2021

10:35AM EST – Separate quick, medium, lengthy photographs without delay in HDR

10:35AM EST – Computational HDR requires greater than 10-bit precision

10:36AM EST – Now not any tradeoff for enabling HDR

10:36AM EST – 10-bit HEIF assist

10:37AM EST – All seize modes supported

10:37AM EST – enabling video chat

10:38AM EST – (however we nonetheless want an honest native webcam app that makes use of these options)

10:39AM EST – S888 will allow 4K at 120 Hz playback

10:39AM EST – (earlier generations may file, however not playback)

10:40AM EST – First Qualcomm Spectra with tenth Gen 3A with AI

10:40AM EST – Neural Web focus and publicity

10:41AM EST – designed in digital actuality

10:41AM EST – Shifting the item in focus as you are taking a video

10:42AM EST – Apps can allow monitor and zoom mechanically utilizing AI

10:43AM EST – AI educated on totally different classes for numerous filters

10:43AM EST – Now to gaming on S888

10:43AM EST – Macey Davis

10:44AM EST – Chief in gaming innovation

10:44AM EST – Snapdragon Elite Gaming

10:44AM EST – Ultrasmooth gaming

10:44AM EST – 144 FPS, 10-bit HDR

10:45AM EST – Updateable GPU driver on a per-game foundation

10:45AM EST – Ahead Rendering

10:45AM EST – Recreation Colour Plus

10:47AM EST – ‘Desktop Stage Capabilities’

10:47AM EST – Elite Gaming in AR/VR

10:47AM EST – This video reveals folks sitting round in public taking part in video games. (A) Do folks meet pals simply to play on their telephones (B) Assembly folks?

10:48AM EST – Cellular is half of all gaming income worldwide

10:48AM EST – Extra AAA video games on cellular than ever earlier than

10:48AM EST – Cellular gaming has exploded regardless of the worldwide state of affairs

10:49AM EST – Cellular gaming requires predicting efficiency of smartphone silicon years upfront

10:50AM EST – 2.6 billion cellular players worldwide, totally on Android

10:50AM EST – Console-based cloud gaming

10:50AM EST – enabled by 5G

10:50AM EST – Xbox Recreation Go Final on Snapdragon S888

10:51AM EST – Dolby Atmos

10:51AM EST – Decrease latency audio with Qualcomm Audio

10:51AM EST – Decrease contact latency

10:52AM EST – Professional players require faster reactions

10:52AM EST – Sponsor of PUBG world champs

10:54AM EST – New Qualcomm Recreation Fast Contact

10:54AM EST – Vertical sync and contact submission leading to delayed frames

10:54AM EST – This avoids that problem

10:55AM EST – Contact to show improved by 20%

10:55AM EST – Variable Price Shading

10:56AM EST – Decreasing workloads and bettering body charges / resolutions

10:56AM EST – or lowers energy consumption for longer recreation play

10:56AM EST – VRS as much as 2×2

10:56AM EST – 40% discount in pixel shading on common

10:56AM EST – with out sacrificing visible constancy

10:58AM EST – Additionally permits for parity with desktop and console options

10:59AM EST – Now onto extra element on AI

11:00AM EST – Qualcomm is in use in lots of the default apps on smartphones at present, and social media apps

11:00AM EST – Developsers are on the coronary heart of AI

11:01AM EST – Qualcomm AI Innovation Problem in China

11:01AM EST – Neural Processing SDK

11:03AM EST – utilizing AI to sense the world round

11:03AM EST – Hexagon 780 has been rearchitected

11:03AM EST – New fused design

11:04AM EST – New fused sensor reduces reminiscence latency between segments

11:04AM EST – Perf/watt as much as 3x

11:05AM EST – GPU now helps 4-input blended precision dot product

11:05AM EST – wave matrix multiplication for FP16/FP32

11:05AM EST – Utilizing AI to take away parts from video

11:06AM EST – (makes use of third social gathering apps)

11:06AM EST – reside background elimination in 4K30 video

11:07AM EST – Fascinating numbers, does not state what batch measurement although

11:07AM EST – batch 1 is latency targeted, batch 64+ is throughput targeted

11:07AM EST – Sensing hub is 5x extra highly effective

11:08AM EST – Lower than 1 mA present

11:08AM EST – TensorMicro framework for sensor hub

11:08AM EST – Already can offload 38% of the Hey Google algorithm to the sensor hub

11:09AM EST – Sensor hub can function when remainder of the {hardware} is principally off

11:09AM EST – Hub can now take knowledge from all sensors concurrently with out muxing

11:09AM EST – e.g. matching ring quantity to atmosphere

11:09AM EST – Social media filter options by detecting atmosphere

11:10AM EST – This particular person is clearly on a raid

11:10AM EST – Utilizing AI to detect what kind of moisturizer you need to use after the bathe

11:11AM EST – (so utilizing a cellphone within the toilet, that is going to go down effectively)

11:11AM EST – sixth Gen On-device SDK

11:12AM EST – Help for brand spanking new fashions, and MS W10 use circumstances powered by snapdragon

11:12AM EST – Hexagon NN direct

11:13AM EST – New Qualcomm AI Engine Direct gives APIs for full SoC entry for AI fashions

11:13AM EST – CPU/GPU/Hexagon multi functional

11:13AM EST – Appropriate with S865

11:13AM EST – Centered on modularity and extensibility

11:14AM EST – Consumer outlined operators in OpenCL into the SDK

11:15AM EST – tvm with now assist Hexagon constructed with python

11:15AM EST – Sharing contributions with the open supply neighborhood

11:15AM EST – AI mannequin effectivity toolkit

11:15AM EST – New assist for decrease quantization

11:16AM EST – Permits maximising energy whereas sustaining accuracy

11:16AM EST – Working instantly with Snapchat

11:18AM EST – S888. 5nm

11:19AM EST – Kryo 680 + Adreno 660 + Hexagon 780

11:19AM EST – X60 modem, 5G sub-6 and mmWave

11:22AM EST – S888 improves your experiences, and creates new ones

11:22AM EST – Redefining the premium tier

11:23AM EST – That is a wrap. Subsequent yr’s occasion is in Hawaii

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