Qualcomm has launched its first flagship Smartphone the Snapdragon Insiders with Snapdragon 888 under the Snapdragon Insiders program for Snapdragon enthusiasts in the Global Market. The hardware and the design are made by ASUS that featuring a similar screen as the ROG Phone 5. It has a 6.78-inch Full HD+ Samsung’s E4 AMOLED HDR display with 144Hz refresh rate, 300Hz touch-sampling rate, 24.3ms touch latency, and has Qualcomm 3D Sonic Sensor Gen 2 fingerprint sensor. This is the first phone to be powered by a Snapdragon 888 processor in the market with 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM, 512GB UFS 3.1 storage, and based on Android 11.
Snapdragon Insiders Specifications -
|Display||6.78-inch (2448 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 144Hz Samsung AMOLED display with 20.4:9 aspect ratio, 111.23% DCI-P3, 106.87% NTSC, 150.89% sRGB color gamut coverage, HDR10, and HDR10+ certified 1 nit to 800nits outdoor-readable brightness, 1,200 nits peak brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection|
|Processor||Octa-Core Snapdragon 888 5nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 660 GPU|
|RAM/Storage||16GB LPDDR5 RAM, 512GB (UFS 3.1) storage|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano + nano)|
|Rear Cameras||64MP rear camera with Sony IMX686 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, 4-axis, optical image stabilization, Dual LED flash, 12MP 1/2.55″ Sony IMX363 125˚ ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, Supports 4 cm Macro shot, 8MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom, up to 12x total zoom, 4-axis, optical image stabilization, 8k video at 30 fps, 4k at 60fps, slow-motion 4K at 120 fps, 1080p at 240fps|
|Front Camera||24MP front-facing camera with 0.9µm pixel size, f/2.0 aperture|
|Audio||USB Type-C audio, Dual Stereo Speakers (AAC SLS0916A-04 Front Firing Speaker + AAC 1216SLS Side Firing bottom Speaker), Smart AMP (WDA8835)|
|Features||Qualcomm 3D Sonic Sensor Gen 2 fingerprint sensor|
|Dimensions||173.15 x 77.25 x 9.55 mm|
|Connectivity||5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ax ( 2.4GHz / 5GHz / 6GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Galileo(E1+E5a), QZSS(L1+L5), NavIC(L5), USB Type-C, NFC|
|Battery/Charger||4000mAh (typical) battery with 65W HyperCharge fast charging, Quick Charge 5.0|
In the Box of Snapdragon Insiders smartphone will come with Premium Earbuds by Master & Dynamic, 65W charger with Qualcomm Quick Charge 5 Technology, Custom Rubber Bumper for reinforced edge protection & anti-slip feature, and Enhanced Braided Cables.
The Snapdragon Insiders limited-edition is priced at $1499 (Rs. 1,12,049 approx.) and will be available in U.S., China, UK, and Germany coming soon with more regions.