Qualcomm to unveil the mid-range 5G enabled Snapdragon 690 processor – IT Voice | Online IT Media

Qualcomm has launched the new Snapdragon 6-series chipset for mobiles. This unique chipset is truly a marvel as it will have 5G capabilities and will provide the facility to more than 2 billion smartphones around the world in mid-range smartphones. Future proof 5G enabled budget smartphones could soon make a way in India too. Nokia, Motorola, LG Electronics have all agreed to use this OEM on their devices, Xiaomi and Realme could also jump on this coach and announce smartphones are running on the latest Snapdragon 690 processor. The Snapdragon 690 will have the next-gen networking features with support for the 6GHz 5G network made possible by the X51 5G modem. This chipset is far superior to its predecessor the Snapdragon 675 with 20% better CPU and 60% better GPU performance. This mid-range chipset can power up to 192 megapixels camera recording 4K HDR content with a stunning 120 Hz display. Built on the 8nm manufacturing process, it has eight Kryo 560 CPU cores with two Cortex A77 performance cores clocking at 2GHz and six Cortex-A55 cores clock at 1.7GHz. Previously the 5G capabilities were only possible in Qualcomm to tier the snapdragon 865 and the premium snapdragon 765 and 768G. Many manufacturers were using these chipsets. Oneplus Z and Nokia have confirmed they will use the Snapdragon 7 series for 5G capabilities in their smartphones.
Qualcomm is also working on the Snapdragon 865+ processor, previously it was reported no such chipset would be launched this year, but over the period of the time, Lenovo released the information that their gaming smartphone Lenovo Legion will be powered by the Snapdragon 865+ chipset following that Xiaomi Mi10 Pro+ also is suspected to be powered by this chipset. iQoo 3 which was released back in February, will have an elder brother in iQoo 3 Pro having the new snapdragon 865+all these reports confirm the availability of this new processor. Recently Antutu benchmarks scores were spotted surfacing online for this new processor. It scored better than the standard snapdragon 865 because of the increased efficiency and CPU speeds. Qualcomm has also been working on the Snapdragon 775G which Xiaomi will be the first to use in their devices. Qualcomm is expected to release this chipset this month which will have 5G enabled features—built on the 6nm architecture. It will be the best chipset in the more premium smartphones range but not the best and will have unique abilities. Qualcomm Technologies has also released the Qualcomm Robotics RB5 platform successor of the Qualcomm Robotics RB3 platform which will provide users with a platform comprised of an extensive set of hardware, software and development tools. It will help companies to integrate AI and 5G to make next-generation robots and drones. The platform’s Qualcomm QRB5165 processor, customized for robotics applications, will open new avenues to explore. Qualcomm and been working on new and exciting products and it will be interesting to see what the company can bring to the table.