During the annual Qualcomm 5G Summit, Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 778G 5G Mobile Platform, aimed at delivering powerful camera and mobile gaming experiences more accessible.
Snapdragon 778G is manufactured using advanced 6nm process technology, and allows incredible performance and power efficiency. The Qualcomm Kryo 670 generates up to 40% uplift in overall CPU performance and the Adreno 642LGPU is designed to deliver up to 40% faster graphics rendering compared to the previous generation.
Devices based on Snapdragon 778G, from the likes of iQOO, OPPO, Realme, and Xiaomi are expected to be commercially available in the 2Q 2021.
Here are the key features of Snapdragon778G platform.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G comes with a Triple ISP to capture three photos or videos simultaneously, including wide, ultra-wide, and zoom.
Users can now record from three lenses at once, allowing them to capture the best aspects of each and automatically merge them into one professional quality video. Users can also shoot 4K HDR10+ video capturing over a billion shades of colour. With computational HDR video, one can anticipate dramatic improvements to colour, contrast, and detail when capturing videos.
Snapdragon 778G features the latest 6th Gen Qualcomm AI Engine with the Qualcomm Hexagon 770 processor delivering up to 12 TOPs and 2X performance with an improvement in performance per Watt compared to its predecessor. Now, virtually every connection, video call, and phone call are enhanced by AI to enable use cases like AI-based noise suppression and better AI-based camera experiences. The platform is further enhanced by the 2nd generation Qualcomm Sensing Hub, which integrates a dedicated low-power AI processor for contextual awareness use cases.
This platform delivers select Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming features, including Variable Rate Shading (VRS) and Qualcomm Game Quick Touch, two exciting new features that are now unlocked in the 7-series.
Enabled by the Qualcomm Adreno 642L GPU, VRS allows developers to specify and group the pixels being shaded within different game scenes to help reduce the GPU workload to provide greater power savings while still maintaining the highest visual fidelity. Qualcomm Game Quick Touch offers up to 20%faster input response for touch latency to enable a pro gamer-level experience.