Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G 6nm Mobile Platform launched; Expected to powered Realme “Quicksilver” phone, HONOR 50 series and more

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G launch

Qualcomm has announced its new mid-range 5G mobile platform processor the Snapdragon 778G 5G at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit 2021. It is based on 6nm process technology with Qualcomm Kryo 670 CPU and has a new architecture that delivers up to 40% performance uplift and the Adreno 642L GPU is designed to give up to 40% faster graphics rendering compared to the previous generation, according to the company.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G

It has Qualcomm Spectra 570L triple ISP with 6th generation Qualcomm AI Engine, and the Qualcomm Hexagon 770 processor up to 12 TOPs AI performance, which is 2x improvement compared to its previous one. It has Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming features, including Variable Rate Shading (VRS) and Qualcomm Game Quick Touch.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G Features -

CPU4 x Kryo 670 Performance CPUs (A78-based) at up to 2.4GHz,  4x Kryo 670 Efficiency CPUs (A55-based) at up to 1.8GHz
ProcessTSMC 6nm process Process Technology
RAM/StorageLPDDR4X 2133MHz memory, up to 16 GB, USB 3.1, USB-C
GPUQualcomm Adreno 642L GPU, OpenCL 2.0 FP, OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.1
API SupportOpenCL 2.0 Full, DirectX 12, OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.1 API support
CameraUp to 22MP triple camera, Up to 36MP + 22MP dual camera, Up to 64 MP single camera with ZSL, Up to 192MP single camera, Qualcomm Spectra 570L Image Sensor Processor (14-bit triple-ISP), 10-bit HDR HEIF photo capture, Multi-frame Noise Reduction (MFNR), 4K HDR Video Capture with Portrait Mode (Bokeh), 4K Video Capture, 720p Slow-mo video capture at 240 FPS, HEVC Video Capture, HDR10+, HDR10, HLG support
Display FHD+ at 144 Hz, Maximum External Display Support: up to 4K @ 60 Hz, 10-bit color depth, Rec. 2020 color gamut, HDR10, and HDR10+
Qualcomm Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine
Qualcomm Hexagon Vector eXtensions (HVX) for AI and imaging, Qualcomm Hexagon Vector Accelerator, Qualcomm Hexagon Tensor Accelerator, Qualcomm Hexagon Voice Assistant, 6th generation Qualcomm AI Engine with Hexagon 770 Processor, 12TOPS AI performance
VideoH.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9
AudioQualcomm Aqstic smart speaker amplifier up to Qualcomm WSA8835, Qualcomm Hexagon Voice Assistant Accelerator, Qualcomm Aqstic audio codec up to Qualcomm WCD9385, Qualcomm Aqstic audio technology
NetworkBuilt-in Qualcomm Snapdragon X53 5G modem-RF system, 5G speeds of up to 3.7Gpbs down, Sub-6 GHz: 100 MHz bandwidth, 4×4 MIMO
SensorsGPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo, QZSS, NavIC capable
ConnectivityWi-Fi 6E, 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) Multi-gigabit, Integrated 802.11ac 2×2 (2-stream) MU-MIMO, 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, and 6 GHz, Bluetooth 5.2, Dual Bluetooth antennas, LE Audio Features (one-to-many broadcast), Qualcomm aptX suite, NFC
ChargerQualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology

realme Quicksilver Snapdragon 778G 5G

Realme has confirmed that will be introduced its latest smartphone code-named “Quicksilver” will be run on the Snapdragon 778G 5G, this could be one of the first manufacturers to use the processor. iQOO, Motorola, OPPO, and Xiaomi have also confirmed that they will introduce their phones with Snapdragon 778G 5G Mobile Platform in the future.

HONOR also announced that it will launch its upcoming HONOR 50 series with  Snapdragon 778G that will be introduced soon. Last year’s HONOR 30 series are powered by the Kirin 985 and 990 SoCs.