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Qualcomm’s latest chipset is the 5nm Snapdragon 780G 5G


Qualcomm has a brand new processor for the Snapdragon 700 series. The new Mobile Platform is the Snapdragon 780G 5G and it comes with an improved CPU, GPU, AI Engine, ISP, and more.

Snapdragon 780G 5G featured

The processor is yet to be announced but the German blog, found the press release as well as some additional details. Qualcomm should officially announce the processor later today.

The Snapdragon 780G 5G is a 5nm processor just like Qualcomm’s top-of-the-line chipset, the Snapdragon 888. Said to be made at Samsung’s foundries, the octa-core processor features two Cortex-A78 cores clocked at 2.4GHz and six Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. For its GPU, there is the Adreno 642 which brings True 10-bit HDR gaming, ultra-smooth gaming, and updateable GPU drivers.

It also has a new triple ISP, a first for the Snapdragon 7-series, called the Spectra 570, and it can shoot from three cameras simultaneously. This means it can capture from the zoom, wide, and ultrawide lenses at once. Qualcomm’s press release also says that it has a “new low-light architecture powering professional quality photos in any lighting condition”. There is also support for 4K HDR and HDR10+ video capturing.


The Snapdragon 780G 5G comes with a 6th gen AI Engine, the Hexagon 770, which boasts up to 12 TOPs AI performance, twice that of its predecessor. A second-gen Qualcomm Sensing Hub integrates a low-power AI processor for audio processing.

For its modem, there is the Snapdragon X53 5G modem-RF System that boasts download speeds of up to 3.3Gbps on sub-6GHz frequencies. The processor also has Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 and offers multi-gigabit Wi-Fi 6 speeds up to 3.6Gbps. It also supports Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2 with the same audio features as the Snapdragon 888, and the new Snapdragon Sound


Qualcomm says commercial devices powered by the new chipset are expected in the second quarter of the year and WinFuture adds that it may likely make its debut in the Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G.



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