Today, Qualcomm expanded its chipsets with a new mid-range processor. The company announced its new Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 upper mid-range chipset with new features and powerful specifications. Qualcomm directly launched the SD7+ G2 chipset without launching the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 1 or Snapdragon 7 Gen 2. Here are the details about the new mid-range chipset, Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2…
Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 has 50% faster Kryo CPU
According to the announcement, Qualcomm’s SD 7+ Gen 2 chipset comes with improvements in terms of power efficiency and substantial performance. The processor has a main Kryo CPU core which is clocked at 2.91GHz and other Kryo CPUs, 1+3+4, offer 50% faster performance compared to its predecessor, SD7 Gen 1.
The new chipset features an unnamed Adreno GPU, which offers 2x improved performance. Also, the GPU supports Vulkan 1.1, Select Snapdragon Elite Gaming features, Adreno Frame Motion Engine, video playback: H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), VP8, VP9, 4K HDR 10, HLG, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, AV1.
On the other hand, it has the support of up to 4K @ 60Hz/QHD+ @ 120Hz internal display, and up to 4K @ 60Hz support external display. Its display also offers 10-bit color and HDR10, and HDR10+. Additionally, it comes with an improved AI Engine with new features, including Hexagon DSP with Hexagon Vector eXtensions, Hexagon Tensor Accelerator, Hexagon Scalar Accelerator, Hexagon Direct Link, Dual AI processors for audio and sensor, and Always-sensing camera.
While it can support up to 200-megapixel photo capture, it can also support LPDDR5 @ 3200MHz memory. In terms of connectivity, it has Qualcomm FastConnect 6900; Wi-Fi 6E, Wi-Fi 6; 2.4/5GHz/6GHz, 20/40/80/160 MHz Channels; DBS (2×2 + 2×2), TWT, WPA3, 8×8 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth 5.3, aptX Voice, aptX Lossless, aptX Adaptive, and LE audio. According to the announcement, the chipset will be available on Redmi and Realme devices this month.
Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 specs
|CPU||1x Kryo (Arm Cortex X2-based) Prime core @ 2.91GHz|
3x Kryo (Arm Cortex A710-based) Performance cores @ 2.49GHz
4x Kryo (Arm Cortex A510-based) Efficiency cores @ 1.8GHz
ARM Cortex v9
Select Snapdragon Elite Gaming features
Adreno Frame Motion Engine
Video playback: H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), VP8, VP9, 4K HDR10, HLG, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, AV1
|Display||Maximum On-Device Display Support: 4K @ 60Hz/QHD+ @ 120Hz|
Maximum External Display Support: 4K @ 60Hz
|AI||Hexagon DSP with Hexagon Vector eXtensions, Hexagon Tensor Accelerator, Hexagon Scalar Accelerator, Hexagon Direct Link|
Qualcomm Sensing Hub
Dual AI processors for audio and sensors
|Memory||LPDDR5 @ 3200 MHz|
|ISP||Triple 18-bit Spectra ISP|
Up to 200MP photo capture
Up to 32 MP triple camera @ 30 FPS with Zero Shutter Lag
Up to 64+36 MP dual camera @ 30 FPS with Zero Shutter Lag
Up to 108 MP single camera @ 30 FPS with Zero Shutter Lag
Up to 200 MP Photo Capture
|Modem||Snapdragon X62 5G Modem|
|Charging||Qualcomm Quick Charge 5|
|Connectivity||Location: Beidou, Galileo, GLONASS, GPS, QZSS, Dual Frequency GNSS support|
Wi-Fi: Qualcomm FastConnect 6900; Wi-Fi 6E, Wi-Fi 6; 2.4/5GHz/6GHz
Bands; 20/40/80/160 MHz Channels; DBS (2×2 + 2×2), TWT, WPA3, 8×8 MU-MIMO
Bluetooth: Version 5.3, aptX Voice, aptX Lossless, aptX Adaptive, and LE audio
|Manufacturing Process||4nm TSMC|
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