Qualcomm claims the brand new Snapdragon Wear 4100 processor will convey richer and enhanced experiences to the following era linked smartwatches. Qualcomm is making these claims on the premise of the method on which the brand new Snapdragon Wear 4100 chip is fabricated. Compared to the Snapdragon Wear 3100 that was constructed on the 28nm course of, the latest Snapdragon Wear 4100 is constructed on the 12nm course of. This makes the brand new chip extra power environment friendly as a result of the smaller the scale, the much less energy the chip would take.
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Qualcomm additionally touts that the brand new smartwatches utilizing the Wear 4100 can fetch 85% higher efficiency over the smartwatches with the Snapdragon 3100 chip. The Snapdragon 4100 chips additionally promise enhanced person expertise and quicker app launches. Smartwatches with the brand new processor will supply smoother and responsive UX and richer picture and video experiences in comparison with the final yr’s processor. Smartwatches can even supply 85% % quicker reminiscence and 25% % decrease energy utilization, and a lift in graphics efficiency that’s 2.5 instances higher than the older chip.
Both the Snapdragon Wear 4100 and 4100+ use a quad-core Cortex A53 processor however the latter one combines with a smaller co-processor. This is the AON (Always-On) co-processor for richer offloaded experiences. This is answerable for dealing with many background duties that Wear OS smartwatches run when the gadget is in ambient mode.
Qualcomm additionally introduced the names of the primary of its many shoppers that might be utilizing the brand new processors. According to Qualcomm, imoo, child smartphones producer will announce its next-generation Z6 Ultra smartwatch primarily based on Snapdragon Wear 4100 processor. This product is anticipated to begin transport over the following 30 days. Similarly, Mobvoi will launch its next-gen TicWatch Pro smartwatches primarily based on the Snapdragon 4100 SoC. However, the launch of Mobvoi smartwatch is unknown.