From PC World: A mobile chip faster than the one in flagship smartphones like Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and LG’s G5 will start appearing in handsets this quarter.
The Snapdragon 821, announced by Qualcomm on Monday, is an incremental upgrade to the Snapdragon 820. In addition to mobile phones, it’s also aimed at tablets, drones, robots and virtual reality headsets.
The Snapdragon 821 is about 10 percent faster than its predecessor. It is also more power-efficient, meaning batteries in smartphones and phablets will last longer.