Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 778G with 6nm process with 40% performance improvement

Qualcomm has launched a new 5G mid-range SoC that bears the Snapdragon 778 name. It is also a 5G capable chipset that has shown 40% improvement performance, supporting refresh rate up to 144Hz and FHD+ display.

The new Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G is based on TSMC’s 6nm process technology, and Qualcomm’s Kryo 670 CPU and GPU use Adreno 642L, which can increase performance by up to 40%. The Snapdragon 778G 5G processor uses a 1+3+4 three-cluster architecture consist of one high-frequency A78 processor, three high-frequency A78 processors, and four A55 processors. The core frequency reaches 2.4GHz.

In terms of AI computing, Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G processor has a sixth-generation artificial intelligence engine based on Hexagon 770 processor, and is also equipped with Snapdragon elite gaming functions. To achieve 5G networking function, it uses the X53 5G baseband chip and supports both NSA and SA network standards. This processor also supports Qualcomm’s FastConnect 6700 connection system, which can provide Wi-Fi 6 speeds up to 2.9Gbps.

The Qualcomm Spectra 570L triple ISP built into the Snapdragon 778G processor can support up to 192 million pixel single camera lens, up to 36 million and 22 million pixel dual camera or up to 22 million pixel triple camera. In addition, other features include Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, USB 3.1, Qualcomm 3D Sonic/Sonic Max fingerprint sensor, Qualcomm Quick Charge 5 technology, Snapdragon audio technology and more.

According to a reputable Weibo user, HONOR 50 series will be the first smartphone to bring this SoC in action.