The Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 and Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 are the two new CPUs that Qualcomm is announcing as it wraps off IFA this year. These will be present in the more reasonably priced smartphones that will be available in the upcoming months.
According to Qualcomm, devices using the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 will start to appear in Q1 2023. However, the first Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 devices won’t be available until the third quarter of 2022, which concludes on September 30. Therefore, it will happen very soon.
Advertisement GEN 1 SNAPDRAGON The Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 is the top of the mid-tier smartphone range and is a step down from the Snapdragon 8-series. Additionally, the triple ISP that comes with this new chipset enables gigapixel-speed illumination acquisition from three cameras at once. By supporting staggered HDR picture sensors, users can use up to 108-megapixel photographs and record video with computational HDR. For the Snapdragon 6-series, that is a first.
Additionally, it comes with the 7th Gen Qualcomm AI Engine, which allows for up to 3x better AI performance than its forerunner. According to Qualcomm, processing will be 40% faster and graphics rendering will be 35% faster than the previous model. Additionally, HDR gameplay at 60 frames per second is possible.
It is powered by the Snapdragon X62 5G Modem-RF system, which supports 3GPP Release 16 and offers up to 2.9Gbps peak 5G speeds while enabling worldwide connectivity.
Advertisement The Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 will be used by Motorola in a future device, albeit the specific model has not yet been announced. Francois La Flamme, Motorola’s head of strategy and chief marketing officer, said, “At Motorola, we aim to provide better technology to our customers, and we are happy to have Qualcomm Technologies with us in this journey. In the future, we as a firm will continue to use the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 Mobile platform to strike the ideal mix between performance and affordability.
We have some time before this phone is announced because Qualcomm anticipates Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 smartphones to release around Q1 2023.
Advertisement THE SNAPDRAGON 4 GEN 1 Both CPUs provide the most cutting-edge technological options for mid-range and mass-market smartphones, but the Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 also has remarkable performance and AI. This will facilitate effortless and natural interactions with your device. With this chipset, you’ll also notice some improvements in the photography. For better pictures, it does have a triple ISP and Multi-Frame Noise Reduction.
According to Qualcomm, this is the first chipset in the company’s 6nm 4-series, which enables the Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 to have a 15% better CPU and up to 10% better GPU than the previous model. Users will be able to multitask effectively and take part in immersive entertainment thanks to this.
Users will be able to download data at 2.5Gbps in peak 5G speeds thanks to the Snapdragon X51 5G modem-RF system in the Snapdragon 4 Gen 1. FastConnect 6200 is another option for premium 22 WiFi and Bluetooth. This chipset is pretty remarkable.
Advertisement The Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 will be utilized by iQOO in its upcoming Z6 Lite smartphone, the company has officially stated. Nipun Marya, the CEO of iQOO India, said that because of their long-standing partnership with Qualcomm Technologies, they are eager to unveil their upcoming new iQOO smartphone that will use the Snapdragon mobile platform.
According to Qualcomm, the first Snapdragon 4 Gen 1-based products will start to appear in Q3 2022, or soon.