Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 4nm and Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 6nm 5G Mobile Platforms Announced

Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 4nm and Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 6nm 5G Mobile Platforms Announced

Qualcomm just announced the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 4nm and Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 6nm mobile platforms for mid-tier and mass-volume 5G devices. The Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 features a triple ISP, the 7th generation Qualcomm AI Engine, and promises up to 35% faster graphics rendering and up to 40% faster processing than the Snapdragon 695.

The Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 promises a 15% better CPU and up to 10% enhanced GPU compared to the Snapdragon 480.

Key Features of Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
  • 4 x Kryo Prime CPU (A78-based) up to 2.2GHz, 4x Kryo Efficiency CPU (A55-based) up to 1.8GHz
  • 4nm process technology
  • Built-in Qualcomm Snapdragon X52 5G Modem-RF System
  • Download speeds up to 2.9 Gbps (5G), 5G mmWave and sub-6 GHz. SA, NSA, TDD, FDD, TDD-FDD aggregation, Dynamic Spectrum Sharing, mmWave: 200 MHz Bandwidth, 2 Carriers, Sub-6 GHz: 140 MHz Bandwidth, Qualcomm 5G PowerSave 2.0, Qualcomm Smart Transmit 2.0
    Technology, Qualcomm Wideband Envelope Tracking, Qualcomm AI Enhanced Signal Boost, Global 5G Multi-SIM
  • Qualcomm Adreno GPU, OpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.0 FP, Vulkan 1.1
  • Hardware-accelerated H.265 and VP9 decoders, HDR playback codec support for HLG
  • Qualcomm Aqstic Audio Codec, New Qualcomm Aqstic Smart Speaker Amplifier, Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise (THD+N), Playback: -108dB, Qualcomm Audio and Voice Communication Suite
  • Dual camera up to 25MP + 16MP, Single camera up to 48MP @ 30 FPS
    Zero shutter lag, Photo capture up to 108 MP, Qualcomm Spectra image signal processor, Triple 12-bit ISP, 4K HDR video capture @ 30 fps, Slo-mo video capture at 720p @ 240 fps
  • On-device display support: FHD+ @ 120Hz
  • Qualcomm Hexagon Tensor, Accelerator (HTA) for Better AI Network Performance
  • Up to 12GB LP-DDR5 memory up to 2750 MHz
  • The FastConnect 6700 offers 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6E) and the first Bluetooth 5.2 with dual antennas in the series, NFC
  • GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo, QZSS, NavIC Enabled, Dual Frequency GNSS (L1/L5)
  • USB version 3.1; USB Type-C Support
  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology

Key Features of Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
  • 2 x Kryo Prime CPU (A78-based) up to 2.0GHz, 6 x Kryo Efficiency CPU (A55-based) up to 1.8GHz
  • TSMC 6nm Process Technology
  • Built-in Qualcomm Snapdragon X51 5G Modem-RF System
  • 2.5 Gbps (5G), 800 Mbps (LTE), Uplink: 900 Mbps (5G), download speed up to 210 Mbps (LTE)
  • Sub-6 GHz, Standalone (SA) and Nonstandalone (NSA) mode, FDD, TDD Dynamic Spectrum Sharing, Sub-6 GHz: 100 MHz Bandwidth,
    4×4 MIMO, Qualcomm 5G PowerSave, Qualcomm Smart Transmit Technology, Qualcomm Wideband Envelope Tracking, Qualcomm AI-Enhanced Signal Boost, Global 5G Multi-SIM
  • Qualcomm Adreno GPU, OpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.0 FP, Vulkan 1.1
  • H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), VP9 Playback
  • Low Power Audio Subsystem, Qualcomm cVc Echo Canceling and
    Noise Suppression (ECNS), Snapdragon Voice Activation Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise (THD + N), Playback: -108 dB, Hi-Fi audio up to 384 kHz / 32-bit, Qualcomm Acoustic Smart Speaker Amplifier, Qualcomm Acoustic Audio Codec
  • 25MP + 13MP dual camera with 30fps zero shutter lag, up to 32MP single camera with 30fps zero shutter lag, up to 108MP photo capture, Qualcomm Spectra image signal processor, Triple 12-bit ISP, 1080p single video capture @ 60 FPS, Slo-mo video capture at 720p @ 120FPS
  • On-device display support: FHD+ / HD+ @ 120Hz
  • Qualcomm Hexagon Tensor, Hexagon Vector Extension (HVX), Hexagon Scalar Accelerator
  • LPDDR4X memory up to 2133 MHz
  • Integrated 2×2 Wi-Fi 5 mobile connectivity chipset, support for Bluetooth 5.2 and WPA3 security
  • GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Calileo, NavIC, QZSS, Dual Frequency GNSS (L1/L5)
  • USB 3.1, USB-C
  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology
availability

The Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 will be powering the devices in the first quarter of 2023. Motorola has confirmed that it will use the chip in its devices in the future.

Devices based on Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 will roll out this Q3 2022. iQOO has confirmed that the iQOO Z6 Lite that will launch in India on September 14 will be one of the first smartphones globally to be powered by the new Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 mobile platform. ,


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