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Qualcomm Unveil FastCharge 4.0

Smartphone processor outfit Qualcomm have unveiled the next iteration of their popular Snapdragon processor, which in turn will highlighted the potential of their Quick Charge 4.0 technology.

Qualcomm didn’t go into much detail on what the chip’s specs but the Snapdragon 835 is expected to appear in mobile devices from leading brands like Samsung and HTC from as soon as January next year.

In comparison, they spoke more openly about the Quick Charge technology integrated into the chipset.

They say Quick Charge 4.0 will offer faster charging, greater compatibility and additional safety features, including new protections against overcharging.

Qualcomm also says it is compliant with Google’s new specifications for Type-C charging.

The company touts “5 hours of use from just 5 minutes of charging,” a feat reflect a 20% increase in speed and a 30% increase in efficiency than its predecessor.