- Qualcomm launched Qualcomm Snapdragon Insider on 8th July 2021.
- The smartphone is exclusive to the participants of the Snapdragon Insider program.
- The price of the Qualcomm Snapdragon Insider Phone is $1,500, which is around NPR 1,85,000
For the first time, Qualcomm has introduced its first-ever smartphone on 8th July 2021. The smartphone is dubbed as “Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders” and is designed specifically for the participants of company’s loyalty program known as Snapdragon Insider.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon Insider Phone price is $1,500, whereas the expected price of the smartphone in Nepal is NPR 1,85,000.
Qualcomm Snapdragon Insider Phone Overview
Qualcomm has collaborated with Asus to build the smartphone. Qualcomm’s first smartphone – Qualcomm Snapdragon Insider Phone, is exclusive to Qualcomm’s Insider program.
Design and Build Quality
Asus is solely responsible for the design and manufacturing of the phone. The Qualcomm Snapdragon Insider has a 6.78 inches Samsung AMOLED screen. The display features a refresh rate of 144Hz.
Likewise, the smartphone has a peak brightness of 1200 nits. On the front, it has a Gorilla Glass Victus for protection. The bezels on the top and the chin of the display are thick, while it is relatively thin on the side.
Qualcomm Snapdragon sports a punch hole on the top-right corner of the display. The triple camera on the rear sits horizontally on the upper half. The smartphone has a Snapdragon branded logo below the camera.
It has a fingerprint sensor for security support on the rear.
- Also Read: Qualcomm Introduces Qualcomm Snapdragon Insider Phone, Exclusive to Participants of Snapdragon Insider
Qualcomm Snapdragon Insider Phone has a Snapdragon 888 5G platform with a processing technology of 5 nm. It is an octa-core CPU with a clocking speed of up to 2.84 GHz and 64-bit architecture. Following this, it has LPDDR5 16 GB RAM and USF 3.1 512 GB storage. Adreno 660 GPU from Qualcomm handles the graphics in the smartphone.
The smartphone runs Android 11 out of the box.
Qualcomm Snapdragon Insider Phone features a triple camera setup on the rear panel. The main camera is a Sony IMX686 64 MP sensor with an f/1.8 lens. The main camera has phase detection autofocus, 4-axis, Dual LED flash, optical image stabilization, and instant camera switching features.
While the ultra-wide camera
is Sony IMX363 12 MP sensor, the telephoto camera has an 8 MP sensor with 3x optical zoom. Moreover, the telephoto camera supports up to 12x total zoom. On the other hand, the ultra-wide camera also supports macro shots at a 4cm distance.
The video options for the rear cameras are 8K at 30fps, 4K at 30/60 fps, 1080p at 30/60 fps, and 720p at 30fps.
Likewise, the front camera of the Qualcomm Snapdragon Insider Phone is a 24 MP sensor.
A 4000 mAh battery fuels the smartphone. It supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 5.0 charging. And supports a Quick Charge 5 power adapter of 65W.
Qualcomm Snapdragon Insider Phone Specifications
|Body||173.15 x 77.25 x 9.55 mm|
|Display||6.78 inches, AMOLED, 1,200 nits (peak)
HDR10 and HDR10+ certified
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Supports Always-On display
|Chipset||Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (up to 2.84 GHZ)|
|Memory||LPDDR5 16 GB RAM|
|Storage||USF 3.1 512 GB|
|Main Camera||Triple||64 MP Sony IMX686, f/1.8, (wide-angle)
12 MP Sony IMX363, f/2.2 115-degree (ultra-wide)
8 MP (telephoto), 3x optical zoom
|Video||8K@30fps, 4K@30/60 fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@30fps|
|Front Camera||Single||24 MP, f/2.0 (wide)|
|Sensors||Proximity, gyro, compass, light, hall|
|Sound||Loudspeaker, 3.5mm jack|
|Battery||Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable
Qualcomm Quick charge 5.0 charging (65W)
Qualcomm Snapdragon Insider Phone Price in Nepal and Availability
The Qualcomm Snapdragon Insider Phone price is $1,500, which will be available for purchase from August. It will be first available for the Snapdragon Insider Program’s participants.
If the smartphone launches here in Nepal, we expect the price of the Snapdragon Insider Phone in Nepal to be around NPR 1,85,000.
|Qualcomm Smartphone||Price in the US||Expected Price in Nepal|
|Snapdragon Insider Phone||$1,500||NPR 1,85,000|