Qualcomm launching new Snapdragon 778G Plus 5G, 695 5G, 480 Plus 5G, & 680 4G chipsets in Q4 2021

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Today, Qualcomm has announced four upcoming new Snapdragon 5G and 4G mobile platforms that are coming soon. According to the announcement, these new Snapdragon chipsets are expected to launch commercially in Q4 2021 so expect to see them in various Android phones. 

Introducing the Snapdragon 778G Plus 5G, 695 5G, 480 Plus 5G, and 680 4G, these 5G and 4G mobile platforms have increased performance and capabilities across Qualcomm's high-, mid-and entry-tiers. As 5G is on the way, Qualcomm expects mid-range smartphones to be the main driver for accelerating 5G device adoption, especially in developing countries. 

Qualcomm has also provided some information for each chipset, you can check them out below for your reference:

  • Snapdragon 778G Plus 5G Mobile Platform - Snapdragon 778G Plus, a follow-on to Snapdragon 778G with boosted GPU and CPU performance, is designed to deliver cutting-edge mobile gaming and accelerated artificial intelligence (AI) to enable stunning photo and video experiences
  • Snapdragon 695 5G Mobile Platform - The new Snapdragon 695 5G Mobile Platform delivers truly global 5G with support for both mmWave and sub-6 GHz. This platform features up to 30% faster graphics rendering and 15% improvement in CPU performance (compared to Snapdragon 690), which enables immersive gaming, high-end capture, and increased productivity
  • Snapdragon 480 Plus 5G Mobile Platform - In less than a year, more than 85 devices have been announced or are currently in development based on Snapdragon 480. Building upon that success, Snapdragon 480 Plus will continue to help drive further proliferation of 5G, allowing users access to truly global 5G connectivity and boosted performance to power in-demand productivity and entertainment experiences
  • Snapdragon 680 4G Mobile Platform - The new Snapdragon 680 4G Mobile Platform, which is built on 6nm process technology, is designed to deliver compelling all-day experiences, including optimized gaming and triple ISP featuring AI-enhanced low light capture technology. As 5G adoption continues to commercialize around the world, Snapdragon 680 helps address the continued demand for incredible LTE experiences


Several supporting Android phones will be adopting these new chipsets in the future. This includes HMD Global, HONOR, Motorola, OPPO, vivo, and Xiaomi. Stay tuned for more trending tech news at TechNave.com.