Qualcomm Gives Green Light On Snapdragon Launch Event

Qualcomm officially announced their Snapdragon event which will is on the 20th of May. This is a night themed event, as they invite all to witness new products, new experiences and new collaborations.

The next Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 will feature ARM Cortex A710 and Cortex A510 cores clocked at 2.3GHz and 1.8GHz, respectively, according to rumours and leaks. It will also be equipped with an Adreno 662 GPU.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Plus, on the other hand, is an enhanced version of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, as the name suggests. It is constructed using TSMC’s 4nm process rather than Samsung’s 4nm process.

According to previous reports, the chipset will have a 1 + 3 + 4 core design, with a Cortex X2 prime core running at 2.99GHz. Three Cortex A710 cores and four Cortex A510 cores are also believed to be included. Samsung’s future foldable, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Flip 4, as well as this year’s OSOM OV1, the privacy-focused phone from the team behind Essential, is slated to employ the latest technology.

The Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, the first mid-range chip to receive Qualcomm’s rebranding, is another likely surprise at this week’s presentation. Oppo is anticipated to release the chip in the near future.

About Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 — an 8-core processor with a 4-nanometer manufacturing technology that was introduced on December 1, 2021.

CPU

Architecture1x 3 GHz – Cortex-X2
3x 2.5 GHz – Cortex-A710
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A510
Cores8
Frequency3000 MHz
Instruction setARMv9-A
L2 cache1 MB
L3 cache4 MB
Process4 nanometers

Graphics

GPU nameAdreno 730
ArchitectureAdreno 700
GPU frequency818 MHz
Execution units3
Shading units768
Vulkan version1.1
OpenCL version2.0
DirectX version12

Memory

Memory typeLPDDR5
Memory frequency3200 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth51.2 Gbit/s
Max size24 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)Hexagon
Storage typeUFS 3.1
Max display resolution3840 x 2160
Max camera resolution1x 200MP
Video capture8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS
Video playback8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS
Video codecsH.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecsAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

ModemSnapdragon X65
4G supportLTE Cat. 24
5G supportYes
Download speedUp to 2500 Mbps
Upload speedUp to 316 Mbps
Wi-Fi6
Bluetooth5.2
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC

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