Support for volumetric rendering means smoke and fog in mobile games should look even more realistic with the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. But what might be more meaningful is Qualcomm’s claim that its on-chip GPU uses 30 percent less power.
All the better for smartphones’ over-taxed batteries.
Qualcomm wouldn’t go into detail when asked what specific changes caused those CPU improvements, and suggested that a combination of the company’s “node, architecture, and software optimizations” were the culprit.
The company is also applying what it’s learned to its other chips...