Qualcomm Announces 4K 60FPS Capable CPU/GPU For Standalone VR And AR Products

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Qualcomm Announces 4K 60FPS Capable CPU/GPU For Standalone VR And AR Products

Its called XR1, and is a System On Chip for standalone VR/AR products that don't need a PC. The first devices to use XR1 should ship this year or in early 2019.

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/201...and-vr-devices/
https://www.qualcomm.com/news/relea...ted-xr-platform
 
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Quote: That said, Qualcomm is slotting the XR1 below its existing Snapdragon 845—the chip powering most of the year’s highest-end smartphones—in
terms of memory bandwidth and GPU power. It is primarily aiming XR1
devices at “lean back” experiences like 360-degree video viewing, at
least to start.

Even still, the company says the XR1 can output video up to 4K resolution at 60 frames per second...

So it's weaker than a modern cell phone and can only output VIDEO at 4K/60fps, evidently. Its processing power so far isn't impressive, though details are thin. I doubt this thing could push gaming or any process-based content anywhere near that resolution and framerate.
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