Qualcomm announced the launch of the Snapdragon 778G 5G mobile platform

At the Qualcomm 5G Technology Summit, Qualcomm officially launched the Snapdragon 778G 5G mobile platform, which aims to provide the most advanced mobile games and enhanced artificial intelligence implementations to provide a better experience. This SoC is slated to power upcoming high-tier smartphones from Honor, iQOO, Motorola, OPPO, Realme, and Xiaomi.

Compared with the Samsung 5nm process used by the Snapdragon 780G, the Snapdragon 778G uses the TSMC 6nm process. As for why two products with similar performance and features were launched in a short period of time, Qualcomm said that due to the current tight supply of chips, it has affected all walks of life. Snapdragon 780G and Snapdragon 778G are produced by two different foundries, Samsung and TSMC, respectively, which can better meet the growing demand for high-performance mobile platforms from major global manufacturers.

Snapdragon 778G 5G

The Snapdragon 778G uses Qualcomm’s Kryo 670 architecture CPU and is equipped with a Cortex-A78 core clocked at 2.4GHz and three Cortex-A78 cores clocked at 2.2GHz, four Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.9GHz, GPU Adreno 624L, support for the new sixth-generation Qualcomm AI Engine, integrated Hexagon 770 DSP digital signal processor. It also supports the Elite Gaming game platform, Snapdragon Sound audio, etc. However, unlike the Snapdragon 780G that supports LPDDR4X memory, the Snapdragon 778G can support up to 16GB of LPDDR5-3200 memory. The Snapdragon 778G has a 40% performance improvement over the previous generation Snapdragon 768G.

In terms of camera, the Snapdragon 778G continues to use the 14-bit Spectra 570 ISP, which can operate three camera sensors at the same time, single-camera up to 192 million pixels, dual camera up to 36 million + 22 million pixels, triple camera up to 22 million pixels, support 4K HDR10+ for video recording.

In terms of network connection, it is equipped with a Snapdragon X53 modem and FastConnect 6700, the downlink rate of the sub 6GHz band is 3.3Gbps, Wi-Fi 6 rate is 3.6Gbps, and it supports Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 technologies.