Qualcomm is delivering new mobile chips faster than ever, and the latest to join the company’s extensive lineup is the Snapdragon 778G. Essentially billed as a lesser variant of the more powerful Snapdragon 780G chip, the 778G brings many of the high-end features you would expect from smartphones powered by the Snapdragon 800 series. Also Read – This Qualcomm Chip Bug Affects Around 30% of Phones Worldwide: Report
Before getting into the specs, several rumors have already mentioned that the Snapdragon 778G chip will debut on the Honor 50, an upcoming smartphone. As of yet, no other brands have come forward to claim to use this chip, but it looks like we may see more of them as we approach 2021. Also Read – Snapdragon 888 Pro being tested for launch after July but there could be a problem
Snapdragon 778G chip revealed
The Snapdragon 778G 5G receives a Cortex-A78 processor with a Kryo 670 processor clocked at 2.4 GHz. This is accompanied by the Adreno 642L graphics unit which also supports Vulkan 1.1, OpenGL 3S 3.1, OpenCL 2.0 FP, HDR10 + and HDR10. The Snapdragon 778G uses a 14-bit Spectra 570 triple ISP which supports up to 192 megapixels for a single camera, up to 36 megapixels + 22 megapixels, and a tri-camera system up to 22 megapixels. The ISP also supports 10-bit HEIF / HEIC HDR photo capture, AI-based autofocus, multi-frame noise reduction, 720p / 240fps slow motion video shooting, HDR10, HDR10 + and HLG. Also Read – Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G SoC Announced, Will Offer Faster Download Speeds and More Power
Qualcomm uses the 6e Generation AI engine on the Hexagon 770 processor which claims to deliver 12 TOPS of performance. As usual, it has several Snapdragon Elite Gaming features. Qualcomm claims that the Snapdragon 778G chip can support Full HD + resolution displays with refresh rates up to 144Hz. The chip also supports 10-bit color and the Rec2020 color gamut.
There is support for 5G connectivity and this is made possible by the Snapdragon X53 5G modem-RF system with maximum download speeds of 3.3 Gbps. There is support for mmWave and 5G spectra below 6 GHz. Other wireless connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, and dual-frequency GPS. Wired connectivity support includes USB 3.1 and USB-C.
Qualcomm also supported Qualcomm 3D Sonic and 3D Sonic Max fingerprint scanners. Those looking for faster charging solutions will be happy to know that the Snapdragon 778G supports the faster Quick Charge 5 technology, which means you can expect phones with this chip to support the systems. fast charge of 100 W.