Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 recently. Qualcomm’s latest chipset, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+, may be intended as the new flagship from Android in 2018, but Qualcomm also introduced a new midrange processor with the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1.
The new 4nm platform brings several firsts for Qualcomm within the SD 7 series, including Qualcomm’s dedicated AI engine, up to 200MP image capture and Trusted Management Engine for secure e-money solutions.
Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 recently
This wide range of innovations comes via a Kryo CPU cluster clocked at up to 2.4Ghz alongside the Adreno 662 GPU on board, which is claimed to handle graphics 20% faster than its predecessor while voice/AI/machine learning tasks are said to perform 30% better on Snapdragon 7 Gen 1.
Existing SD 778G users can expect double framerates in games while staying as power efficient as their predecessor and even embracing a 16GB LP-DDR5 RAM module that supposedly takes less time to load compared to LPDDR4X RAM modules.
It has been certified for use on laptops such as Microsoft’s Surface Pro 6 and Dell XPS 13! A second feature of this SoC comes in the form of support for 5G connections both with single and dual-standby modes. WiFi 6E.