Qualcomm has recently made an announcement regarding its new processor, Snapdragon 768G. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G is 5G enabled. It comes with enhanced CPU and GPU performance than its predecessor Snapdragon 765G which was launched in December last year. Qualcomm’s latest processor 768G has the capacity to deliver maximum performance and super-fast response. The company has mainly focused on providing the users with a seamless gaming experience with PC-quality gameplay through this processor. With the support of 5G high-speed connectivity, the 768G processor provides an uninterrupted gaming experience to its users. Unlike the Snapdragon 765G processor, the Snapdragon 768G is a mid-range 5G processor that will be housed in affordable 5G smartphones.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G Features
Talking about the Snapdragon 768G features, the Chipset has Qualcomm Kyro 475 CPU with a clock speed upto 2.8Ghz. The processor has an octa-core 64 bit CPU architecture. The chipset features Qualcomm Adreno 620 GPU clocked at 750MHz. This will offer 15% faster graphics rendering compared to its predecessor 765G giving an incomparable gaming experience. The GPU driver is updatable delivering optimized desktop quality graphics with a 120Hz screen refresh rate. Talking about the camera features, the processor has Qualcomm Spectra 355 image signal unit which monitors colour balance, clarity and exposure in real-time. The chipset captures 4K HDR video in portrait mode with up to 10-bit colour depth.
The processor has a Snapdragon X52 5G modem RF system which delivers download speed upto 3.7Gbps. Also, it supports Sub-6Ghz and mmWaves which gives access to cloud-based multiplayer games.
The AI of the Snapdragon 768G is much more advanced and sophisticated. The processor has a 5th generation Qualcomm AI engine which includes Hexagon Vector Extensions plus the Hexagon Tensor Accelerator for better performance. The real-time AI translator helps the users to communicate across the globe without any language barriers. The smart AI of the chip also helps in preventing unnecessary draining of the battery life.
Here is the list of Snapdragon 768G powered phones
Oppo K9 5G
It features a 6.43-inch FHD+ 90Hz OLED display with a 91.7% screen-to-body ratio. The device draws power from Snapdragon 768G chipset which is coupled with 8GB RAM. The K9 has a 64MP triple rear cameras setup. We see a 32MP front camera inside the punch-hole. It draws power from a 4300 mah battery that supports a 65W super flash charge. The company claims the adapter can charge the device fully in just 35 minutes. At present, it is available in China. There is no word regarding the India release.
ZTE S30 Pro
ZTE introduced its S30 series of smartphones that includes the S30 Pro, vanilla S30 and S30 SE. The pro version comes with a 6.67-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) AMOLED screen with up to 800 nits brightness. The display offers a 144Hz refresh rate and a 360Hz touch sampling rate. Under the hood, we get Qualcomm’s 768G 7nm EUV mobile platform with Adreno 620 GPU. The S30 Pro’s price has been set at 2998 yuan for the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage.
iQOO Z3 5G
In addition to the 768G chip, the iQOO Z3 supports five layers of a liquid-cooled heat dissipation system which helps in order to reduce 10 degrees temperature. We get a side-mounted fingerprint reader and 4D game vibration. It packs a 4400mAh battery that supports 55W flash charging. The iQOO Z3 price in India starts at Rs 19,990 for the 6GB+128GB model while the higher variant 8GB + 256GB costs Rs 27,999. It is available in Ace Black and Cyber Blue colour options.
Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition
Xiaomi’s Redmi K30 Racing Edition is the first smartphone that house the powerful Snapdragon 768G SoC. Xiaomi has unveiled the device on 11 May 2020. The device features a 6.67-inch FHD + LCD screen with a 120Hz refresh rate. The display includes a pill-shaped notch with a dual-camera setup of 20MP + 2MP. The rear is a triple camera setup aligned with a 64MP main camera, 8MP ultra-wide camera and 5MP macro sensor. Below the triple camera setup houses the LED flash.
The device has a 4500mAh battery which supports 30W fast charging. The smartphone supports an integrated 5G modem which is compatible with both dual-mode Sub 6GHz and mmWave. Redmi K30 Racing Edition comes with four colour variants: Deep Sea Shimmer, Mint Ice Blue, Purple Jade Factory, and Time Monologue.