Snapdragon™ 8 Gen 1 Mobile Hardware Development Kit (8450 HDK)

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 mobile platform is engineered with industry-leading innovations in AI, gaming, photography, and the many more premium experiences customers deserve. Featuring Qualcomm’s fastest-yet 7th gen Qualcomm® Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 delivers a total of 27 TOPS performance, operating up to 4x faster than the predecessor. The always-on 3rd Gen Qualcomm™Sensing Hub is supported with the world’s first always-on ISP.

The Qualcomm® Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Hardware Development Kit provides an open-frame solution for technology companies to integrate and innovate devices based on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile HDK is a feature-rich Android development platform that is suited for Android application developers, consumer manufacturers, hardware component vendors, camera vendors, and flash chip vendors to evaluate, optimize, test, and deploy applications that can utilize the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 mobile platform technology.

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 HDK platform is designed to provide original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), hardware/software vendors, developers, and engineers with next-generation software technology and tools to accelerate the development and testing of devices.

Snapdragon™ 8 Gen 1 Mobile Hardware Development Kit Applications

● Android mobile application development

● Platform evaluation and benchmarking

● HW component or peripheral testing

● Proof of concept testing

Snapdragon™ 8 Gen 1 Mobile Hardware Development Kit Highlights

● Powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ SM4350P SoC

● Numerous I/O and connectivity options

● Accessory peripherals available

● 6x 4-Lane MIPI CSI camera ports (2 require optional Camera Card)

● 2x 4-Lane MIPI DSI display ports

● 1x USB3.1 Gen 2 (10.0 Gbps) Type-C with DisplayPort video out

● Wi-Fi 6 – 802.11ax 2×2 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi / BT 5.2

● Android™ 12

SpecificationDescription
ProcessorsQualcomm® Snapdragon™ SM8450P – 64-bit octa-core Kryo™ 780 Processor
  ·Three high-performance Gold cores at 2.496 GHz
  ·One high-performance Gold Prime core at 2.995 GHz
  ·Four low-power Kryo cores at 1.785 GHz
Qualcomm® Adreno™730 GPU
Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Tensor Processor (HTP) with Hexagon Vector eXtensions (HVX) and Hexagon Matrix eXtensions (HMX)
Qualcomm® Spectra™ 680 Image Sensor Processor
Memory/Storage12GB LPDDR5 up to 3200MHz PoP RAM
256GB UFS 3.0 Flash
WirelessQualcomm® FastConnect™ 6900 System with WCN685x, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax 2.4/5.0 GHz
Support BT 5.0 + HS and backward compatible with BT 1.x, 2.x + EDR
On-board 2xPCB trace antennas
AudioQualcomm® WCD9385 audio codec on-board
1x Headset headphone output
1x loud-speaker output
1x Earpiece output
4x Digital MIC input
Audio Expansion Headers
  ·2x Analog MIC input
  ·1 x I2S
VideoAdreno™ VPU 665 fifth generation UHD Video Processing Unit
Video decode up to 4K240 or 8K60
Video encode up to 4K120 or 8K30
Concurrent 4K60 decode and 4K30 encode for wireless display
New computer vision processor (CVP) for object detection and tracking
Display Interfaces2x 4-Lane MIPI DSI DPHY or 2x 3-Trio MIPI DSI CPHY via 2x 60-pin High Speed Display Connector
Optional Display/Expansion board mates to DSI connectors
HDMI 2.0 via DSI -> HDMI bridge chip (on-board), up to 4K @ 60Hz
DisplayPort 1.4 over USB3.1 Type-C
Camera Interfaces4 x 4-Lane MIPI CSI DPHY or 4 x 3-Trio MIPI CSI CPHY, 1 x 160-pin Camera Connector for CSI0, CSI1, CSI2 and CSI3
1 x 4-Lane/1 x 2-Lane MIPI CSI DPHY or 4 x 3-Trio MIPI CSI CPHY, 1 x 60-pin Camera Connector for CSI4, CSI5 on expansion card
D-PHY v1.2 2.5 Gbps per lane  C-PHY v1.2 10.26 Gbps per T
Power Input12V/5A input from wall adapter (included), or battery (not included)
Power ManagementQualcomm® Power and battery management (PMK8450+ PM8450 + PM8350 + PM8350C + PM8350B + PM8010 + PMR735A)
OS SupportAndroid™ 12
Size100 mm x 85 mm
I/O1x USB3.1 Gen 2 (10.0 Gbps) Type-C with DisplayPort video out
1x PCIe v3 2-lane to M.2 socket
1x microSD/UFS Card Socket
2x USB 3.0 Type-A host via on-board hub
1x USB micro-B debug UART
Sensor expansion headers
Low speed GPIO expansion header

* Compared to previous generations

Qualcomm Hexagon, Qualcomm Adreno, Qualcomm Spectra and Qualcomm Kryo are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

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