Last year, during the "Snapdragon Tech Summit" event, Qualcomm unveiled the Snapdragon 865, the top-of-the-line chipset that will make up the hardware of mobile device manufacturers' flagship smartphones. Before an Android phone with the processor was announced, the chip developer recently revealed how performance is when shooting 8K videos using the chipset.
Snapdragon 865 capable of processing video at 8K and 33 megapixels per frame
Using the new image signal processor and computer vision (CV-ISP), the Spectra 480, the Snapdragon 865 is capable of processing up to 2GB / s in 8K resolution and 33 megapixels per frame. Check below a video recorded in 4320p where a smartphone with the Sony IMX586 sensor was used.
Last November, we took a trip to capture Arizona in all its splendor. Take a look at the first 8K video shot on a #Snapdragon 865 # 5G-powered phone. ???? https://t.co/Fl4EYYh9YP
– Qualcomm (@Qualcomm) February 4, 2020
With about 2 minutes of video, landscapes of rock formations, types of fabrics, landscapes during different periods of the day, objects and rivers are shown.
According to Qualcomm:
"The 8K video recording took place in Arizona in November 2019. Arizona was chosen for this shoot at several locations to capture its dramatic images in locations such as the Grand Canyon, Horseshoe Bend and the Petroglyphs near Antelope Canyon."
In addition to the video performance shown above, the Snapdragon 865 supports 960FPS slow motion footage, 200MP image capture and 4K HDR footage with 64MP photos.
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