The upcoming Snapdragon 820 processor not only give 40% more performance and 40% less power consumption, it will implement a new technology called Smart Protect, which will protect your smartphones from malware and hackers.
Qualcomm Snapdragon Smart Protect is a real-time on device machine learning based behavioral analysis. Snapdragon Smart Protect is engineered to look at the actual behavior any applications in real time and almost instantly detect and classify any application behavior that is considered suspicious or anomalous. Suspicious applications are classified into severity levels of malware, ranging from more destructive malware applications, to spyware apps, to less threatening though annoying adware apps.
Typically antivirus protection programs depend on internet connection and online signature database to identify threats but Smart Protect is able to analyze and identify new threats before the signature is even available and without any net connection. Qualcomm also working with many industry leading antivirus companies like Avast, AVG, Lookout and many others to add Smart Protect to their products. Qualcomm Snapdragon Smart Protect will first comes with new Snapdragon 820 at Q1 2016.