A desperate Qualcomm makes bizarre claims for Snapdragon 820

Snapdragon 820, Qualcomm’s upcoming SoC, will be available soon. But the company is making some frankly ludicrous claims for the chip.

Apparently, new phones based on the device will offer “DSLR-quality photography.” Cue loud guffaws from anyone who’s actually used a DSLR for more that five minutes. And I guess we’re not supposed to take the claim of “zero shutter lag” literally, right?

In more sensible news, the new SoC is faster, uses less power, and supports some interesting APIs. It could also have some new applications outside of mere smartphones and tablets.

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