Chip maker Qualcomm has launched the most powerful mobile chipset in its Snapdragon 7 series SoCs– Snapdragon 780G 5G. The new chipset will add more processing power to affordable smartphones. Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G 5G comes with Sectra 570 triple ISP, 6th-generation Qualcomm AI Engine and is based on a 5nm process.
The Snapdragon 780G is the first 7-series platform with a triple Image Signal Processor (ISP), capable of capturing from three cameras simultaneously. This feature delivers three different images captured by zoom, wide, and ultra-wide lenses at once. This chipset also boasts new low light architecture powering professional quality photos in any lighting condition. Users can also shoot HDR10+ and 4K HDR videos.
Snapdragon 780G is powered by the 6th-generation Qualcomm AI Engine with the Qualcomm Hexagon 770 processor. The company claims “2x improvement compared to its predecessor.” There’s the 2nd-generation Qualcomm Sensing Hub, which integrates a dedicated low-power AI processor for audio processing.There’s Snapdragon Elite Gaming features too.
Snapdragon 780G also features an optimised Snapdragon X53 5G Modem-RF System with peak download speeds of 3.3 Gbps on sub-6 GHz frequencies. This platform takes the premium Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth audio features offered on Snapdragon 888 to the 7-series including new Qualcomm Snapdragon Sound technology.
By featuring the Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 Connectivity System, Snapdragon 780G supports unmatched multi-gigabit class Wi-Fi 6 speeds (up to 3.6 Gbps), VR-class low latency and robust capacity. Further, with Wi-Fi 6E support, Snapdragon 780G is capable of extending this advanced feature set to powerful 6 GHz spectrum.
Smartphones with Snapdragon 780G are expected to be available in the second quarter of 2021.