Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 801 - 45% faster image processing, in devices by April
The image processing prowess is made deliberately for phones with higher-resolution sensors, which takes their sweet time to process photos, like the 41 MP monster on the Lumia 1020, for instance. Qualcomm also integrated multi-band 4G LTE Cat4 modem along with WiFi 802.11ac support. Snapdragon 801 is gentler on the battery, too, as Qualcomm says it can selectively throttle down the cores parts it's not using.
Last but not least, dual SIM/dual Active (DSDA) devices are not only an afterthought with Snapdragon 801, but the ability is now hardware integrated, and a matter of simple decision for the manufacturer to make.
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