Qualcomm launched three new processors in India recently. All three of them targeting a different range of smartphones, from the low budget segment to the upper midrange segment and comes with ISRO’s NavIC navigation technology. Qualcomm has named these three processors as Snapdragon 720G, Snapdragon 662 and Snapdragon 460. We have seen phones with Qualcomm’s gaming-centric chipset 730G. Now Smartphone manufacturers are preparing to employ the new mid-range Snapdragon 720G gaming chipset on their upcoming phones.
List of Phones with Snapdragon 720G
Realme 7 Pro
The Realme 7 Pro packs of some big upgrades over its predecessor that includes an AMOLED display, 65W fast charging and stereo speakers. Its price starts at Rs 19,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB of internal storage variant. The higher variant 8GB + 128GB is priced at Rs 21,999. It is available on Flipkart and realme.com. We get Qualcomm’s 8nm based Snapdragon 720G chipset under the hood. It has a primary camera of 64MP Sony IMX682 sensor.
Oppo Reno 4 Pro
The Oppo Reno 4 Pro has arrived in India with 720G SoC. The Chinese version of Reno 4 Pro packs 765G SoC and comes with 5G connectivity. As the 5G is not available in India, the company has brought its 4G version in India with the 4G processor. With Indian Reno 4 Pro, we get 3D curved AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate. There is also support for 65W fast charging that can top up its battery in 36 minutes. The device comes in a single memory variant (8GB+128GB) and priced at Rs 34,990.
Vivo’s sub-brand iQOO has announced iQOO U1 Smartphone which is equipped with Qualcomm’s 720G 8nm mobile platform. The iQOO U1 packs an FHD+ 19.5:9 LCD screen of 6.53-inch. It has a screen-to-body ratio of 90.72% and resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. The chipset is coupled with 6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/128GB storage. It runs on Android 10 OS with IQOO UI on top of it. On the rear side, it packs triple cameras which include a 48MP primary unit, 2MP depth unit and a 2MP macro unit.
Poco M2 Pro
Poco’s latest Poco M2 Pro smartphone is packed with Snapdragon 765G chipset, 5,000 mAh battery, 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD DotDisplay, a 48MP main sensor and 16MP front-facing camera. We get 33W fast-charging support that can charge the battery up to 50% in under 30 minutes. Colour options include Out of the Blue, Green and Greener, and Two Shades of Black. Looking into complete specs sheet and design, we found Poco M2 Pro is identical to the Indian Redmi Note 9 Pro smartphone. The M2 Pro 4GB+64GB variant is priced at INR 13,999.
Realme 6 Pro
Realme 6 Pro is the world’s first smartphone to arrive with the Qualcomm’s 8nm based Snapdragon 720G chipset. It is equipped with full HD+ (2400 × 1080 pixels) 6.6-inch IPS LCD panel with 90Hz refresh rate. The phone comes with 64MP Artificial Intelligence-powered quad-camera setup on the back with Samsung GW1 sensor. We get 30W flash charger with the device which enables the 4,300 mAh battery to be fast-charged fully in 60 minutes. The 6 Pro runs on Realme UI based Android 10 operating system.
Redmi Note 9 Pro
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
Xiaomi also added Max version on its Note 9 series called Redmi Note 9 Pro Max where ‘Pro’ stands for Pro-grade cameras and ‘Max’ for Max performance. The phone has a higher-res 64MP primary camera and Qualcomm’s 720G SoC under the hood for maximum performance. The device gets its fuel from a 5,020 mAh battery and it supports a 33W fast charger. The Pro Max runs on MIUI 11 based on Android 10 OS and features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner to unlock the device quickly.
Snapdragon 720G Specifications
As far as the specifications of the Snapdragon 720G is concerned, it is an octa-core processor with Kryo 465 high-performance cores and Kryo 260 power-efficient cores for low-intensity tasks. It is built on an 8nm process so it would be fairly power efficient. In terms of graphics, we have the Adreno 618 here, which could drive most of the AAA games decently well even at medium to high settings.
There will also be support for Qualcomm Quick Charge, Qualcomm aptX Adaptive Audio, dual-frequency GNSS, NavIC navigation system and much more. In terms of memory, it supports only up to UFS 2.1 for storage and provides RAM support of up to 8GB. There is also support for Wifi 6 here.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G is a 4G only chipset, so the devices to come with this new chip will development only provide support of 4G(LTE) and VoLTE.