Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and 7 Gen 1 official: Qualcomm gives new power to Xiaomi, OPPO and Honor

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After seeing, a December 2021, the advent of an 8 Gen 1 that changed the path of Qualcomm, which, however, has already decided to expand its chipset range with new ones Snapdragon 8+ Gen1 e 7 January 1. These two solutions obviously look at two different market segments, but with a very specific prerogative: to provide high-level power while maintaining lower consumption.

Snapdragon 8+ (Plus) Gen 1 and Snapdragon 7 Gen 1: all the news of Qualcomm chipsets

Snapdragon 8+ Gen1

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How do the two new SoCs from the American manufacturer look like? The first, Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1, find an increase in the clock frequency up to 3.2 GHz, going to offer an improvement in the performance of the 10%. To this, we add a consumption management by the CPU and GPU improved by 30%, thus going to fix what Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 had failed to do. For the multimedia part, the new one triple ISP (image chipset) Spectra a 18-bit allows you to record video in 8K HDR, get real-time processing functions and perform volumetric rendering while gaming. Another novelty is the support for the Bluetooth 5.3, already seen on MediaTeks. For the other specifications, it remains instead to those already seen with the previous chipset.

Snapdragon 7 Gen1

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If the top-of-the-range component was a simple upgrade of what has already been seen, the new one Snap 7 Gen 1 it is completely renewed compared to the last one Snapdragon 778G, which was a natural update of the 765G but not of 780, unfortunate in terms of production. The manufacturing process for this SoC is a 4 nm and as for the CPU part, we find an architecture Kryo up to 2.4 GHz, with a 5G modem Snapdragon X62 and download up to 4.4 Gbps.

The GPU part is entrusted to the new one Adreno HDR Gamingwhile for the Wi-Fi is present standard 6E with Qualcomm Fast Connect 6900 (like the older brother). Support for the RAM LPDDR5 is up to 16GB 3.200MHz. Also for the top-mid range chip there is the triple ISP Spectra which however is a 14-bit, which allows you to record videos 8K HDR. Here too the standard is present Bluetooth 5.3. Chicca does not give poco is support ai QHD display +, which therefore could raise the level of the panels present in the medium-high range.

Where will the new Snapdragons go?

Who will take advantage of the new ones 8+ Jan 1 e 7 January 1? For the top-of-the-range solution they have been mentioned Xiaomi, Honor, iQOO, Lenovo, Motorola, Nubia, OnePlus, OPPO, Realme, Red Magic, Redmi, vivo, ZTE, ASUS ROG and Black Shark for the third quarter of 2022. As for the top-mid range SoC, Qualcomm mentions Honor, OPPO and Xiaomi, with the first two already about to debut Honor 70 e Reno 8 BESS. Who knows that Xiaomi does not insert it in the expected 12 Lite.

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