Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1 Mobile Hardware Development Kit

A product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

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If you’re ready to prototype devices and applications for high-performance mobile computers, smartphones, tablets and IP cameras, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile HDK is ready for you. The HDK contains the hardware and software you need to integrate existing products and develop new ones.

Use this Android S/12-based, single-board computer for open-frame access to the features of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform. Build competitive advantage into your gaming, wellness, photography and productivity apps with the Qualcomm® AI Engine.

The kit allows manufacturers, hardware vendors and software developers to implement and test on Wi-Fi 6/6E with the Qualcomm® FastConnect™ 6900 System at up to 3.6 Gbps. Offer your users remarkable visual detail with 8K HDR video capture using Snapdragon Sight™ Technology, a collection of camera features built on our 18-bit image signal processor.

The main components of the kit include:

  • Qualcomm® Kryo™ 780 CPU
  • Qualcomm® Adreno™ 730 GPU with new architecture
  • 7th-generation Qualcomm AI Engine with Qualcomm® Hexagon™ digital signal processor
  • Qualcomm Spectra™ 680 image signal processor
  • Snapdragon Elite Gaming™ Features
  • Qualcomm Aqstic™ smart speaker amp
  • 12GB LPDDR5 PoP memory and 256GB UFS3.1 storage

Connectors, ports and accessories available with the kit include:

  • Connectivity
    • Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), Wi-Fi 6E, 802.11ac Wave 2, 802.11a/b/g/n
    • Bluetooth® 5.2 + Bluetooth Low Energy and backward compatible with Bluetooth 1.x, 2.x + EDR
    • NFC card connector reserved
  • I/O interfaces
    • M.2 Bkey
    • HDMI 2.0
    • 1x USB 3.1 Type C
    • 1x USB 2.0 micro-B (UART)
    • 1x Modem USB
    • 1x SIM card
    • 6x MIPI CSI with support for 3D camera configuration
    • 2x MIPI 4-lane DSI or 2x MIPI 3-Trio DSI
    • 1x Micro SD/UFS card
  • Expansion headers for additional features
    • Headset
    • Sensor input/output
    • Audio input/output
  • Optional accessories
    • Display and expansion board: 6.5” FHD 1080*2400 RoHS with touch panel
    • Camera daughter card: 64MP + 32MP + 13MP + Time-of-Flight


Snapdragon, Snapdragon Sight, Qualcomm Kryo, Qualcomm Adreno, Qualcomm FastConnect, Qualcomm AI Engine, Qualcomm Hexagon, Qualcomm Spectra, Snapdragon Elite Gaming, and Qualcomm Aqstic are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.