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January 06, 2014

Qualcomm Snapdragon 802 SOC for TVs

Smart TVs can provide you multimedia content like apps, games, and a browser on your TV but it is not up to par with our current mobile devices that gives a fuller and even better experience. Qualcomm Snapdragon 802 brings that experience to our TVs.


The newest member of the Snapdragon family will cater to Ultra HD (4K) TV. It is a sibling of the powerful Snapdragon 800 and the upcoming Snapdragon 805. The Snapdragon 802 will empower your smart TV to playback 4K content (if you have one) and run applications that is actually usable. Alongside is the multi-tasking capability that can handle 4 simultaneous HD playback. The dedicated video-processing engine, Hollywood Quality Video (HQV), can upscale your 1080p video to near 4K quality so you can enjoy your current titles.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 802 specifications:
- 1.8GHz Quad-core Krait CPU
- Adreno 330 GPU
- Two-stream, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac
- AllJoyn integration
- Snapdragon Studio Access content protection

The processor can be built into the new TVs or even with separate set-top boxes in late 2014.

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4 Responses to “Qualcomm Snapdragon 802 SOC for TVs”

  1. Da Faux says:

    What’s next? A CPU for my gas stove, toilet or maybe my trash bin?

    Color me impressed!

  2. shimata says:

    for sure LG tv will still come out on top

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This article was contributed by Daniel Morial who is a mobile phone and technology enthusiast. He is also into movies and is currently finishing a degree in Digital Filmmaking. You can Follow him on Twitter @PlyrDan10.

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