One of the most successful mobile chipset company’s, Qualcomm has announced its all-new chipset, the Snapdragon 778G 5G Mobile Platform that is created to be used by smartphone manufacturers like Motorola, Realme and Xiaomi. In simple words, the Snapdragon 778G 5G is designed to power the mid-range smartphones.
The Snapdragon 778G is designed to cater cutting-edge mobile gaming experience and boosted artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to ensure extraordinary photography and video experiences on smartphones running on this chipset. This announcement of the 778G was made at the annual Qualcomm 5G Summit.
Talking about the specifications of Snapdragon 778G 5G chipset, the running Adreno 642L GPU can remit up to 40 per cent faster graphics and performance. The Snapdragon 778G 5G chipset uses a 5nm fabrication process technology. Qualcomm is also introducing the select Snapdragon Elite Gaming features like Variable Rate Shading (VRS) and Game Quick Touch which will be some specifications the gaming gang will be looking forward to.
“Snapdragon 778G has been developed to cater the growing demand by global OEMs for more platform options in the high-tier. Snapdragon 778G satisfies many of the latest premium technologies and features in the high-tier class to help make next-generation experiences more broadly accessible,” said Kedar Kondap, Vice – President Product Management at Qualcomm Technologies Inc.
Although the final retail prices of every smartphone manufactured are manifested by the manufacturing company, the prices of smartphones using the Snapdragon 778G 5G mobile platform can range from USD 300 to USD 500 (that’s about ₹22,000-37,000), Mr. Kedar added.
Other popular smartphone manufacturers like Honor, iQOO, Motorola, OPPO, Realme and Xiaomi are predicted to start launching smartphones using the latest chipset, Snapdragon 778G 5G Mobile Platform in the coming quarters of this year.
Qualcomm in the summit also announced other chipsets like the Snapdragon X65 and X62 5G M.2 Reference Designs for speeding up the 5G adoption across various industry segments, including PCs, laptops, tablets, always-connected PCs (ACPC), Customer Premises Equipment (CPE), gaming devices, XR, and other mobile broadband (MBB) devices.
“We’ve seen dramatic growth in data consumption by users due to remote work and higher mobility of factors of production. The company is committed to leading the acceleration and expansion of 5G beyond smartphones, to help meet this data demand and create new and exciting products and worthy experiences, the all-new 5G M.2 Reference Designs tackle many 5G design complexities upfront so that OEMs don’t have to,” as said by Mr. Durga Malladi, Senior Vice- President & General Manager, 4G and 5G at Qualcomm Technologies Inc.
That’s not all we get from the summit; Qualcomm has also upgraded features and capabilities in its Snapdragon X65 5G Modem-RF Platform. The updates and new features are built upon the fourth generation of the 5G modem-to-antenna solutions, which has been announced earlier in February.
The world’s first 10 Gigabit 5G and first 3GPP release 16 modem-RF system by Qualcomm. the software-upgradeable architecture feature allows the user to future-proofing of solutions which is powered by Snapdragon X65 that also supports and enables speeding up of the 5G expansion plan while intensifying coverage, power and performance efficiency for users.
A new in the market Realme smartphone named “Quicksilver” is all-set to be one of the first smartphones to feature the newly launched Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G chipset. Realme has always collaborated with Qualcomm with a range of successful products. Initially this year, “the Realme GT smartphone was one of the first devices in the market featuring the SDM888. and Realme is again proud to be amongst the first company to launch smartphones equipped with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 778 5G chipset,” said Madhav Sheth, CEO, Realme India.