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    Qualcomm Announces Four New Snapdragon Chipsets: Features and Expected Devices

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    By Sushmita Choubey | 
    Updated: 27th Oct 2021 03:40 IST

    Table Of Contents

    • 1
      Snapdragon 778G+
    • 2
      Snapdragon 695 5G 
    • 3
      Snapdragon 680 4G
    • 4
      Snapdragon 480 Plus 5G

    Highlights of the Story

    • Qualcomm launches new mid-range smartphone chipsets.
    • Plus variants of the Snapdragon 778G and 480 offer boost in GPU and CPU performance.
    • Whereas, the 695 and 680 are the latest 5G and LTE chipsets from Qualcomm.

    Qualcomm has just unveiled its four new mid-rang chipsets. This new SoCs are across the 4, 7 and 6 series chipsets. There are two new chipsets in this new launch. In addition, it comes with two Plus versions of current chips. Now, the main focus is mostly on 5G connectivity. Although there is a new option for 4G-only needs. Moreover, three out of the four use a modern – but not overly expensive – 6 nm node. Let us know about the new Snapdragon chipsets unveiled. Here are the list of the four newly announced SoCs:

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G Plus 5G,
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G,
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus 5G, and
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 4G.

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    Snapdragon 778G+

    This new Plus variant chipset is an upgrade over the existing Snapdragon 778G. To recall, its original sibling is already quite popular among the more premium breed of mid-rangers. It powers devices like iQoo Z5, Motorola Edge 20, Realme GT Master Edition, Samsung Galaxy M52, etc. However, the Plus variant claims to boost GPU and CPU performance. But the company has not revealed much. Although the official website suggests the CPU clock speed of up to 2.5 GHz, marginally better than the Snapdragon 778G 5G(2.4 GHz).

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    Snapdragon 695 5G 

    This is the most notable new chip unveiled among the four new SoCs. It replaces the Snapdragon 690 in Qualcomm’s lineup. Now, it supports global 5G with support for both mmWave and sub-6 GHz. This should help improve data speeds even on cheaper phones. However, compared to the last-gen SoC, the 690 5G features up to 30 per cent faster GPU and 15 per cent improvement in CPU performance. Oppo will be one of the first brands to launch a phone with this new chipset.

    Snapdragon 680 4G

    Among the four, this is the only 4G SoC. Its’ a new LTE-only SoC that’s built on the same, more modern 6nm process as the 695. It comes as the successor to the Snapdragon 675. Moreover, this is designed to offer all-day experiences which include optimized gaming performance. It also supports for triple ISP with AI-enhanced low light capture technology.

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    Snapdragon 480 Plus 5G

    Now, the last one among the lot, is an incremental upgrade over the existing Snapdragon 480. Right now, there are more than 80 smartphones powering on the Snapdragon 480. It is especially famous as the budget chipset. Now, this new Plus variant will continue offering global 5G connectivity and boost performance. Nokia phone with Snapdragon 480 Plus 5G SoC will be one of the first devices.

    So, which companies are most likely to power on these new chipsets? Companies like Xiaomi, Vivo, Motorola, and Honor will be amongst the first set of brands to launch phones with the newly launched chipsets. From what we know as of now, the four new chipsets are all expected to launch later in Q4 2021.



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