Qualcomm has unveiled a new mobile processor called Snapdragon 782G. It will take the place of the 778G+ model in the chipmaker's portfolio as the most productive solution, however, this time the update turned out to be not too significant. In fact, according to the data disclosed by the SoC data sheet, it seems that the performance and architecture are very very similar, if not equal, to the previous model. A Qualcomm strategy to "recycle" processors?
The new Snapdragon 782G processor has arrived for mid to high-end devices. Honor 80 will be the first to equip it
The Snapdragon 782G is made using a 6nm lithographic process. Its architecture includes eight cores with a maximum clock speed of 2,7 GHz (200 MHz faster than its predecessor). However, the core set remains the same: one Cortex-A78 (Kryo 670 Prime), three Cortex-A78 (Kryo 670 Gold), and four Cortex-A55 (Kryo 670 Silver). Overclocking to 200 MHz gave the new product a increased performance of 5%. In terms of graphics, the SoC has become faster than 10% with the same Adreno 642L GPU.
Otherwise the Snapdragon 782G has the same key specs as the 778G+: technology Quick Charge 4 + with the ability to quickly recharge up to 50% in 15 minutes, Spectra 570L ISP with support for 200 megapixel sensors, Hexagon 770 AI module and so on. Even the modem hasn't changed: it's a Snapdragon X53 with support for the Sub-6GHz and mmWave bands. There is also a FastConnect 6700 module with support for Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2.
The first smartphone with the Snapdragon 782G processor should be Honor 80. This, will probably be announced today. As for the other smartphones to integrate it, there will be no shortage of medium ranges Redmi and Xiaomi, Over which Oppo e realme.