Processors

Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon processor for future 5G devices

12 May 2020

Qualcomm Technologies has announced its next-generation mobile processor, the Snapdragon 768G, for the next-generation of 5G devices.

The Snapdragon 768G includes the Kryo 475 CPU Prime core clock with speeds up to 2.8 GHz, the Qualcomm Adreno 630 GPU for up to a 15% increase in performance and it is designed for gaming, 5G connectivity and intelligent multi-camera capabilities.

The Snapdragon 768G provides gaming capabilities with enhanced detail and colors, true 10-bit HDR and is the first 7-series platform to support Adreno Updateable GPU drivers for display refresh rates and visual fidelity on games, Qualcomm said. With the Adreno 620 GPU, the Snapdragon 768G offers up to 15% faster graphics rendering and supports 120 Hz display.

In terms of 5G, the mobile processor includes the Snapdragon X52 5G modem-RF system that supports all key regions and frequency bands including 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) and sub-6GHz, 5G standalone and non-standalone modes, frequency division duplex (FDD) and time division duplex (TDD) with dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS), global 5G roaming and support for multi-SIM. The 5G modem is designed to deliver multi-gigabit peak download speeds of up to 3.7 Gbps and upload speeds of up to 1.6 Gbps.

The Qualcomm artificial intelligence (AI) engine fuels mobile experiences such as real-time translations, ultra-smooth AI-based lens filters for social media apps and it is contextually aware of voice commands when using an AI voice assistant and automatically identifies music that is playing around users.

To contact the author of this article, email PBrown@globalspec.com


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