The chipmaker introduces four new mid-range models - with no far-reaching innovations
The smartphone world's mid-range chips have enjoyed a resurgence over the past year with much more performance and capabilities at the same price levels compared to what was commonly available at the same price levels last year - and Qualcomm are interested in continuing to squeeze their potential in the category with square refresh of chips from series Snapdragon 700, Snapdragon 600 andSnapdragon 400. You should know them, these are the processors that may be the basis for your next smartphone.
The Snapdragon 480 Plus is the update of the Snapdragon 480 of course, which is the newest model in this family and the first to support modern 5G networks - with the differences between the two being the addition of frequency to its pair of senior Kryo 460 Gold cores that will now operate at up to 2.2GHz Instead of up to 2GHz, additional frequency (not specified) for the built-in Adreno 619 graphics core, connectivity Mobile phones Faster fifth generation upload and more advanced wireless connectivity inWi-Fi AndBluetooth. All of these in a production process of 8 nm.
Alongside fifth-generation media, chip It supports up to FullHD displays with a refresh rate of up to 120 Hz, inWi-Fi 6 dual-channel, dual-channel LPDDR4X memories and photo sensors with a resolution of up to 64 megapixels - for affordable smart devices with pricing of $ 200 to approximately $ 300.
God-Snapdragon 680 looks like the heir of theSnapdragon 662, with an up-to-date and efficient 6-nanometer manufacturing process but also specs that do not necessarily match its numerical representation - four Kryo 265 Gold cores up to 2.2GHz and four Kryo 265 Silver cores up to 1.8GHz (based on Cortex-A73 and Cortex-A53 are very old, while theSnapdragon The more modest 480 Plus enjoys cores based on Cortex-A76 and Cortex-A55 architectures (more efficient), Adreno 610 graphics core, image processing engine with sensor support of up to 64 megapixels, controller Memories Dual-channel LPDDR4X and built-in modem with support for second, third and fourth generation networks only, without 4G support.
This chip is undoubtedly designed to be a dedicated tool of Qualcomm Passes sub-configurations of smart devices to countries and regions where fifth generation is not yet supported, with slight cost reduction by using an old base in a modern manufacturing process.
God-Snapdragon The 695 is another modest mid-range model designed to network theSnapdragon 690 which did not gain widespread popularity compared to its brother from the series Snapdragon 700 - With a pair of modern Kryo 660 Gold cores based on Cortex-A78 at speeds of up to 2.2GHz, six Kryo 660 Silver cores based on Cortex-A55 at speeds of up to 1.7GHz, a built-in Adreno 619 graphics core with support for 1080p resolutions and a display speed of up to 120 Hz , A dual-channel LPDDR4X memory controller and a 6-nanometer manufacturing process - but also a computational learning acceleration engine and a simpler image processing engine than theSnapdragon 690, which make this upgrade only partial unfortunately.
The latest in the family is the Snapdragon 778G Plus, designed to provide an easy upgrade for one of the most successful chips in Arsenal's arsenal. Qualcomm Currently the one that is considered the most senior in the entire mid-range market by the end of 2021. This upgrade will come with a senior Kryo 670 Prime core that operates at a frequency of up to 2.5GHz now, alongside three more Kryo 670 Gold cores with a frequency of up to 2.2GHz and four more Kryo 670 Silver cores Cost-effective up to 1.9GHz - and a graphical Adreno 642 core that has been accelerated to its operating frequencies and now promises a jump of up to 20 percent in performance compared toSnapdragon The standard 778G.
Beyond that, the rest of the features remained unchanged with the same acceleration engine for computational learning, the same image processing engine with sensor support of up to 192 megapixels, the same modem Snapdragon The X53 has a built-in and the same 6-nanometer manufacturing process from TSMC - so it can be hoped that the prices of the devices will also be the same or lower than the prices of the devices that contained theSnapdragon 778G and theSnapdragon 780G so far.
All four of these chips are on the fast track to mass production now, and should therefore appear on actual devices in stores as early as next year, or maybe even shortly before that.