Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced that its flagship Snapdragon® 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy is powering Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.’s new cutting-edge foldable smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5 and Galaxy Z Flip5, and its latest Galaxy Tab S9 Series. Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy defines a new standard for connected computing, including groundbreaking AI experiences, desktop-level gaming features, professional grade photography, and more, for consumers around the world.

“Samsung is important to our mission to deliver the world’s best mobile experiences to consumers. They continue to set the pace for innovation and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy power the newest flagship Galaxy device lineup—the Galaxy Z Flip5, Galaxy Z Fold5, and Galaxy Tab S9 series,” said Alex Katouzian, senior vice president and general manager, mobile, compute, & XR businesses, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. 

“We believe the future of our products lies in delivering new and exciting experiences in a range of form-factors, all powered by the latest and greatest technology,” Inkang Song, vice president and head of technology strategy team, Samsung Electronics. “Samsung is proud to feature the latest flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy inside the Galaxy Z Flip5, Galaxy Z Fold5, and Galaxy Tab S9 Series. We’re excited to see how these devices will enable new possibilities for our users.”

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 – Technology Highlights

  • Snapdragon® Smart: Samsung’s new Galaxy devices feature our fastest, most advanced Qualcomm® AI Engine providing groundbreaking AI integrated across the entire platform.
  • Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy features an upgraded Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Processor that enables micro tile inferencing to help accelerate complex AI models for increased AI performance, and the latest Qualcomm® Sensing Hub with dual AI processors to support ultra-low power AI experiences like AI-based echo cancelling and noise cancellation during video and phone calls.
Your real and virtual worlds collide with avatars as unique as thumbprints, thanks to a fully supported Unreal Engine 5 MetaHuman framework in the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2.
  • Snapdragon Sight™: Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy helps to define a new era of professional quality camera experiences. Snapdragon’s Cognitive ISP enables real-time Semantic Segmentation[1] to enhance images, ultra low-light video capture, and multi-frame noise reduction.
(Left) Original photo, (Right) Brilliant shades and colors shine through when using Real-time semantic segmentation to capture photos.
  • Snapdragon® Gaming: The accelerated Qualcomm® Adreno™ GPU enables real time hardware-accelerated ray tracing to deliver life-like light, reflections, and illuminations in mobile games. With support for the latest Vulkan APIs (version 1.3), the Galaxy series enables improved graphics performance and helps developers accelerate the transition of desktop games to mobile.
  • Multi-Gigabit Connectivity: The new Samsung Galaxy devices features Qualcomm Technologies’ leading connectivity solutions, including the Snapdragon® X70 Modem-RF System, and Qualcomm® FastConnect™ Mobile Connectivity Subsystem for high-speed and ultra-low latency Wi-Fi, and the latest Bluetooth audio enhancements.

More information on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy can be found here. For more information about the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5, Galaxy Z Flip5, and Galaxy Tab S9 Series, please visit www.samsung.com/galaxy or www.samsungmobilepress.com.

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