Qualcomm right now expanded its cell chipset lineup by introducing a brand new system-on-chip (Soc) dubbed because the Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 cell platform. The newly launched chipset is the successor to the Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 cell platform that was launched final 12 months, and it’s goals to deliver highly effective options, together with 5G connectivity to the mid-budget smartphones.
Qualcomm says that it has enhanced Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 SoC to offer easy, all-day use with enhancements similar to sooner CPU speeds, sharp pictures and videography, speedy 5G and Wi-Fi amongst others.
The corporate additionally says that the brand new Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 chipset gives 10 % higher CPU efficiency in comparison with its predecessor. It additionally gives enhancements similar to 120fps full HD+ show assist, AI-enhanced noise cancellation, Qualcomm aptX Audio assist and the Qualcomm Fast Cost 4+ know-how amongst others.
“With this generational development within the Snapdragon 4-series, shoppers may have better entry to the most well-liked and related cell options and capabilities. We optimized each side of the platform with a view to maximize the experiences for customers,” Matthew Lopatka, director of product administration, Qualcomm Applied sciences stated on the event.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 cell platform specs
So far as specs are involved, the Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 SoC is powered by the Qualcomm Kryo CPU that gives as much as 2.2GHz of peak speeds and upgraded reminiscence UFS 3.1 for sooner knowledge processing. This processor is coupled with the Qualcomm Adreno GPU with assist for LP-DDR5x reminiscence as much as 3200MHz.
So far as the show is worried, the chipset gives assist for both a Full HD+ show at 120Hz or a HD+ show at 120Hz display screen refresh price. For audio, it helps the Qualcomm Aqstic audio codec, Qualcomm Aqstic good speaker amplifier and Qualcomm aptX audio.
Coming to the digicam, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 SoC, as talked about earlier than, gives improved pictures and videography together with clever noise discount know-how, which the corporate says eliminates grainy and hazy features inside the body, sooner autofocus and AI-enhanced low gentle amongst others. It comes with the Qualcomm Spectra Picture Sign Processor with assist for as much as 16MP + 16MP twin digicam with 30FPS zero shutter lag, as much as 32MP single digicam with 30FPS zero shutter lag or as much as 108MP photograph seize. When it comes to the video, the chipset gives assist for as much as 1080p single video seize at 60FPS,
1080p twin video seize at 30FPS, slow-motion video seize 720p at 120FPS.
For connectivity, the chipset has the Snapdragon X61 5G modem with assist for sub-6 GHz, standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) modes. Moreover, it options assist for a bunch of applied sciences for an enhanced expertise, which incorporates the Qualcomm 5G PowerSave, the Qualcomm Sensible Transmit know-how, Qualcomm Wideband Envelope Monitoring and the Qualcomm AI-Enhanced Sign Enhance. It additionally gives assist for world 5G multi-SIM with a downlink pace of as much as 2.5Gbps and an uplink pace of as much as 2.5Gbps. Qualcomm tells us that this new chipset options assist for all of the 5G bands obtainable in India. Along with this, the Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 SoC gives assist for the Qualcomm Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth 5.1.
On the battery entrance, the chipset gives assist for the Qualcomm Fast Cost 4 Plus know-how, which permits the chipset to cost the devioe as much as 50 % in simply quarter-hour. Qualcomm additionally says that the Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 is the primary processor within the Snapdragon 4 sequence that’s constructed utilizing the 4nm course of, which makes extra energy environment friendly.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 cell platform availability
As far availability is worried, Qualcomm says that the Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 SoC will probably be adopted by firms together with Redmi and Vivo and that the telephones powered by this chipset will probably be obtainable available in the market within the second half of 2023.