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. Qualcomm has named these three processors as Snapdragon 720G, Snapdragon 662 and Snapdragon 460. Smartphone manufacturers are preparing to employ the new Snapdragon 720G chipset on their upcoming phones.
List of Phones with Snapdragon 720G
India’s Realme head Madhav has sent out a tweet confirming on the fact that Realme will soon launch a 720G powered smartphone. Now the date of launch or even the name of the device is not known as of now but looking at how successful Realme has been in India, we can expect to see this new device very soon. Currently, the company is working on a successor for last year’s Realme 5 Pro which will probably be dubbed as Realme 6 Pro. It is expected to be powered by Snapdragon 720G processor.
More information on this coming soon! RT if excited pic.twitter.com/MWaHNCHFsT
— Madhav 's Lifestyle (@MadhavSheth1) January 21, 2020
Xiaomi’s India head Manu Kumar Jain has also come forward saying that they will be one of the first brands to manufacture a Snapdragon 720G powered smartphone. Kumar made this announcement on stage a the launch event organized by Qualcomm in Delhi. He also later tweeted out it to inform everyone about this upcoming device. Rumours believe it will be the successor to the Redmi Note 8 Pro and will be dubbed as Redmi Note 9 Pro. How the company price their device is something that will be very interesting especially considering how their competitor Realme targeting the same audience with similar devices at similar prices.
Also working to bring #5G devices.🤙
Which SoC are you most excited about? RT & tell me!#Xiaomi ❤️
— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) January 21, 2020
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.