Qualcomm in collaboration with Asus has launched its first smartphone called the Smartphone For Snapdragon Insiders as the high-end smartphone is exclusively designed for Snapdragon Insiders— Qualcomm's loyalty program that was initiated in March. The premium smartphone features a 6.78-inch Samsung AMOLED display, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 888 SoC, and an impressive 512GB storage.
The Smartphone For Snapdragon Insiders features a 6.78-inch FHD+ 144Hz Samsung AMOLED with 2448×1080 pixel resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio, 1,200 nits peak brightness, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection.
The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 888 SoC and it packs 16GB RAM with 512GB storage.
On its rear, the Smartphone For Snapdragon Insiders features a triple-camera setup that includes a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary, a 12MP Sony IMX363 sensor with an ultra-wide lens, and an 8MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom and up to 12x total zoom. Both the primary and secondary cameras are equipped with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS).
At the front, the Smartphone For Snapdragon Insiders packs a 24MP camera for selfies and video chat.
In terms of connectivity, the smartphone offers 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, and NFC.
It also has an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, proximity sensor, and a Qualcomm 3D Sonic Sensor Gen 2 fingerprint sensor on its rear.
The Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders packs a 4,000mAh battery with 65W HyperCharge fast charging and Qualcomm Quick Charge 5.0 charging support.
Snapdragon Smartphone For Snapdragon Insiders Specifications
Smartphone For Snapdragon Insiders
|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|
|Storage||16GB LPDDR5 RAM, 512GB (UFS 3.1) storage|
|Operating System||Android 11|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano + nano)|
|Rear Camera||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|
|Fingerprint||Qualcomm 3D Sonic Sensor Gen 2 fingerprint sensor|
|Dimensions||173.15 x 77.25 x 9.55mm; Weight: 210g|
|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||4000mAh (typical) battery with 65W HyperCharge fast charging, Quick Charge 5.0|
|Other||USB Type-C audio, Dual Stereo Speakers (AAC SLS0916A-04 Front Firing Speaker + AAC 1216SLS Side Firing bottom Speaker), Smart AMP (WDA8835)|
Smartphone For Snapdragon Insiders only has a Midnight Blue color option and will be available at Asus online store and offline retail outlets starting August at a retail price of $1,499 (Rs. 1,12,049 approx.).
Smartphone For Snapdragon Insiders will come with a pair of the MW08SI active noise-canceling TWS earbuds manufactured by New York-based Master & Dynamic, a Qualcomm Quick Charge 5 charger (65W in global/ 35W in India), custom rubber bumper, and two USB Type-C to USB Type-C braided cables.
Though the device is marketed for Snapdragon Insiders, it will be available to all customers in China, Germany, Japan, Korea, the US, UK, and India.