Qualcomm today announced its new 700-series Snapdragon processor.
What is known?
The chip was named the Snapdragon 778G and it became a simplified version of the Snapdragon 780G, which debuted in March. The SoC is built on a 6-nanometer process technology. It is equipped with a specially designed Kryo 670 core, which operates at a frequency of 2.4 GHz. Also, the new product received a simpler graphics accelerator Adreno 642L with support for Vulkan 1.1, OpenGL 3S 3.1, OpenCL 2.0 FP, HDR10+ and HDR10.
Smartphones based on the Snapdragon 778G can support displays with a resolution of up to FHD+, a frequency of up to 144 GHz, as well as 10-bit color depth with the Rec2020 standard. The Hexagon 770 module with a performance of 12 TOPS is responsible for the AI functions in the new product.
The SoC is also equipped with a proprietary Snapdragon Elite Gaming accelerator for games, a Spectra 570 ISP sensor with support for cameras up to 192 MP and a 5G Snapdragon X53 modem. It provides download speeds of up to 3.3 Gbps and supports mmWave and sub-6 GHz networks.
When to expect?
Smartphones based on Snapdragon 778G will appear on the market in the near future. By the way, if you believe the insider, the first new SoC will receive Honor 50.