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Artificial Intelligence Revolutionizing the Smartphone Industry

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is on the verge to unleash its potential impact in the smartphone industry.

Isn’t it amazing to find how smartphones when integrated with AI have the capability of making their own choices as per the environment? Smartphones have become smarter than ever before, and with AI on the rise, the features could be limitless.

However, with AI integration, your smartphone will only get better. From offering better protection to providing lower latency and efficiency improvement, your phone can make its choice without having the need to configure them. Besides these features, it also offers improved perception through augmented reality (AR) and personalization.

Here’s what Techhq has to say, “Like how the recent iPhone 12 launch unpacked the tiny transistors and the AI advantages of Apple’s new A14 Bionic chip – promising nearly 30% uptick in CPU, GPU, and AI-powered sensors performances – the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is the chipmaker’s first 5-nanometer chip.” Perhaps this industry is one area that will uptick the trends in AI this year.

What’s a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888?

According to Qualcomm, in 2020, when the annual Snapdragon Tech Summit Digital 2020 took place, the organization, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. established its most recent flagship Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform, setting a benchmark for flagship smartphones this year.

This platform now packs AI, mobile innovations in 5G, camera technologies, and gaming to convert premium mobiles into elite gaming rigs or intelligent personal assistants. The Snapdragon 888 and the latest 5G connectivity is on the cusp of redefining the current mobile experience thus, ushering in a better and improved perspective. More so, the unveiling of Qualcomm’s new AI chip emphasizes the fact that AI is going to have a greater role to play in the foreseeable future.

Best features of AI in smartphones

•AI and machine learning incorporated in Alexa and other virtual assistants

The smartphones of the present era have fundamental features of VR incorporated in them and are improving at a rapid pace. You would be surprised how speech recognition can now become a great listener despite a crowded environment.

With time, virtual assistants will be poised to become a greater feature of the mobile phone interface. Not to mention, it clearly understands the natural human language that is offered.

•Intelligent display

How intelligent your phone’s display could get? Well, there’s this feature called adaptive illumination. This is another feature AI offers wherein manual configuration is not required. The brightness of the screen can be adjusted through self automatically. How? Using machine learning the phone can learn from your own modification made thus customizing the brightness of the screen to the right and suitable state.

•Individual profiling

Smartphones can easily analyze information for individual and behavioral profiling. People can actually ask for security or support, however, this will take place under two circumstances. One is the manner in which the operation will be conducted and the second is the situation they’re in, either office, home, or transport.


There’s this feature in a smartphone that lets you identify anything within the camera frame. From landscape to lightning and food, this feature helps adjust the settings and get the best possible picture. Facial features are now detectable using AI to improve for a better portrait.

•Facial detection

With the help of pictures from onboard cameras, AI can easily help you open your mobile phone. Despite wearing glasses, makeup, growing a beard, the AI and machine learning algorithms on the camera help make identification easy.

Some of the best reasons why AI is revolutionizing the industry are because of multiple factors like enhanced security, quick speed, real-time data collection, elevated consumer engagement, and personalization.

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