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Qualcomm Technologies Releases Snapdragon 675

Qualcomm said that consumers can expect mobile devices powered by Snapdragon 675 from the first quarter of 2019.

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Partnering with ecosystem leaders for growth of wearables: Qualcomm. Flickr

 US-based chipmaker Qualcomm Technologies on Tuesday unveiled here the Snapdragon 675 system-on-chip (SoC) to boost gaming and camera experience in mobile devices.

The latest addition to the mid-range Snapdragon 600 series, released at the Qualcomm 4G/5G Summit, supports a triple camera configuration in the front or back.

It supports features such as telephoto, wide angle, and super-wide image capture, as well as enhanced portrait mode (Bokeh), “3D face unlock” and high-quality selfies, the company said.

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Snapdragon by qualcomm. Flickr

Snapdragon 675 provides new architectures and performance improvements over the previous generation Snapdragon 670 in Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities as well.

With a multi-core AI Engine, Snapdragon 675 is engineered to deliver up to 50 per cent overall improvements in AI applications, Qualcomm said.

“Packed with advanced gaming abilities, remarkable camera performance and a multi-core AI Engine, Snapdragon 675-based smartphones will bring new experiences to consumers globally,” said Kedar Kondap, Vice President, Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies.

The premium features in the new chipset are enabled by the Qualcomm AI Engine, Qualcomm Spectra 250L ISP, Qualcomm Kryo 460 CPU and Qualcomm Adreno 612 GPU.

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The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octacore processor and fuelled by a 4230mAh battery.

“The Snapdragon 675 plays a primary role in allowing OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) to design next generation features with incredible performance into their upcoming smartphones,” Kondap added.

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Additionally, it provides limitless slo-mo — capable of recording extended slow-motion video clips in HD, not limited to one second or shorter bursts.

While making the chipset available for smartphone makers on Tuesday, Qualcomm said that consumers can expect mobile devices powered by Snapdragon 675 from the first quarter of 2019. (IANS)

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Apple Updates its Video Creation App With Animoji and Memoji Support

Clips 2.1 is available as a free update on the App Store and is compatible with iPhone 6s and iPhone SE or later, iPad Air 2 or later and iPod touch (7th generation)

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The Clips app by Appe is a video editing app that lets users combine video clips, images, and photos with voice-based titles, stickers, music and more to create unique videos that can be shared on social media platforms. Pixabay

Free video creation app of Apple named “Clips” has been updated for the iPhone and the iPad with new Animoji and Memoji support.

This update includes animated stickers and emoji that can “follow the movements of a user’s face” in videos captured with device front-facing cameras.

“Users can now easily share personal video messages, slideshows, school projects and mini movies with more personality than ever. Animated stickers and emoji can now follow the movements of a user’s face for fun selfie videos using the front-facing camera on iPhone and iPad,” the company said in a statement on Thursday.

The new update also introduces new stickers featuring Mickey and Minnie Mouse, along with a new winter-themed poster. Using Animoji and Memoji in Clips requires a device with a TrueDepth camera.

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Free video creation app of Apple named “Clips” has been updated for the iPhone and the iPad with new Animoji and Memoji support. Pixabay

The Clips app is a video editing app that lets users combine video clips, images, and photos with voice-based titles, stickers, music and more to create unique videos that can be shared on social media platforms.

Clips 2.1 is available as a free update on the App Store and is compatible with iPhone 6s and iPhone SE or later, iPad Air 2 or later and iPod touch (7th generation), running iOS 13 or later and iPadOS 13 or later.

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New Animoji and Memoji features, along with the Selfie Scenes feature, require iPhone or iPad Pro with TrueDepth camera. (IANS)