5G camera phones will boast real-time Photoshop-like editing - thanks to Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 chip

Bokeh taken using the Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens

Qualcomm has taken the wrappers off of its new Snapdragon 855 Processor and the performance surge is expected to bring a number of great new additions to 5G camera phones

The new chips has some impressive specs that paves the way for 5G camera phones, with the processor offering the ability to add a background blur effect to any photo, even ones you have taken on your phone, in real time. 

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Marc Chacksfield

A technology journalist who has been in the industry for 17 years, Marc is the former editor-in-chief of TechRadar and has also steered the ship for technology brands including T3, Tom's Hardware and Tom's Guide, and is currently the director of Shortlist Media and co-owner of Shortlist.com. 

An expert in the field of camera phones and mobile tech, Marc has been a long-time specialist when it comes to phone reviews, hands-on coverage, reviews and rumors. As a frequent visitor to big trade shows like CES, he has also had boots on the ground for the latest camera announcements and breaking developments in fields such as 8K video.