On Thursday, Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G 5G Mobile Platform is the latest addition to its 7-series portfolio. The new system on Chip (SoC), previously available on the Snapdragon 888, is based on 5nm process technology. The Snapdragon 780G also has a Triple Image Signal Processor (ISP), which supports 4K HDR with computer HDR and HDR10 Video capability, as the first in the Snapdragon 7 series. In 2018, the 7-series SoCs of Snapdragon is claimed to be available on over 350 devices until now.
In the second quarter of 2021, devices based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G will be available. However, the phones’ manufacturers bring their 780G-powered Snapdragon phones are not detailed.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G specifications, characteristics
Qualcomm has designed the Snapdragon 780G for the current Snapdragon 765G and Snapdragon 750G. It comes with Kryo 670 CPU, which claims to increase its performance by up to 40 percent. Also included are the Adreno 642 GPU and the Hexagon 770 processor combined with the Qualcomm AI Engine of the sixth generation to deliver up to 12 tera per second (TOPs) AI performance operations. The Qualcomm Sensing Hub second-generation is available together with a dedicated low-power AI audio processor.
The Snapdragon 780G is equipped with a Snapdragon X53 5G Modem-RF system which can provide up to 3.3Gb/s in the sub-6 GHz frequencies of download speed. Also available is the Snapdragon 888 FastConnect 6900 System, which offers Wi-Fi 6 NS Wi-Fi 6E. Inclusive of Qualcomm Snapdragon Sound technology for an increased audio experience, the chipset also offers Bluetooth v5.2 connectivity.
Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming Integration is supported for all top AAA games for gamers. The Snapdragon 780G also provides full HD display support with a refresh rate of up to 144Hz.
Qualcomm Spectra 570 ISP supports three rear camera settings with a sensor of up to 25 megapixels or a single sensor of up to 84 megapixels. It also allows photo capturing of 192 megapixels and 4K HDR video capture.
Qualcomm supported up to 2.1GHz and up to 16GB of LPDDR4 memory. Quick Charge 4 support for fast charging is also available.
“When the Snapdragon 7 series was introduced three years ago, more than 350 devices based on 7 series smartphone brands were launched. Today, we continue this momentum by introducing the Snapdragon 780G 5G Mobile Platform,” said in a prepared statement Kedar Kondap, Vice President, Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies. “Snapdragon 780G has been designed to provide more users worldwide with premium demand experiences.”