This year, Qualcomm is launching new mobile chips faster than ever. The latest addition in Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processor list is Snapdragon 778G chip. The latest chip is touted as a junior variant to the more powerful Snapdragon 780G. However, the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G comes with lot of high-end features. The chipset is capable of providing such features that are expected from Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series powered devices.
Upcoming Devices with Snapdragon 778G Chip:
Currently, there are several other rumors floating around the same subject. According to latest rumors, the all new chip could launch with the Honor P50 series, an upcoming smartphone. However, as of now, no other brand has come officially to use this chip. But, it seems like after Honor many others could be joining the list, as we go ahead in 2021. We can expect many Qualcomm Snapdragon devices as the year goes ahead.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G: Features and Details
The all new Qualcomm chipset comes with a Cortex A78 processor along with a Kryo 670 CPU which is clocked at 2.4GHz. All this is accompanied by the Adreno 642L GPU. This Adreno GPU also gets support for Vulkan 1.1, OpenGL 3S 3.1, OpenCL 2.0 FP, HDR10+, and HDR10. The latest Snapdragon processor makes use of triple 14-bit Spectra 570 ISP.
This ISP can support upto 192-MP single camera or up to 36-MP + 22-MP dual-camera system or up to 22-MP triple camera system. Additionally, this ISP also gets support for 10-bit HDR HEIF / HEIC photo capture, AI-based autofocus, multi-frame noise reduction, 720p/240fps slow-motion video shooting, HDR10, HDR10+, and HLG. Also Read: “Most powerful Galaxy” at Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event
In this Snapdragon latest processor, Qualcomm is using the 6th gen AI engine on the Hexagon 770 processor. This claims to deliver 12 TOPS of performance. Like other chips, it also gets several Snapdragon Elite Gaming Features. Qualcomm claims that the new chip can also support up to Full HD+ resolution. It can also support display with refresh rate of up to 144Hz. Additionally, the chipset can also support 10-bit color and Rec2020 color gamut.
The all new Qualcomm chip comes with support for 5G connectivity. This is possible because of existence of the Snapdragon X53 5G modem-RF system. This modem can peak the download speeds to up to 3.3 Gbps. Also, it comes with support for both mmWave and Sub-6 GHz 5G spectrums. Other wireless connectivity options may include Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, and dual-frequency GPS. The Wired connectivity support includes USB 3.1 and USB-C. Qualcomm has also added support for Qualcomm 3D Sonic and 3D Sonic Max fingerprint scanners. Also to know, the all new Snapdragon 778G Chipset comes with faster Quick Charge 5 technology. This means that we can expect smartphone to get support for 100W fast charging system along this processor.
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