06 December 2019
Qualcomm at its annual event Tech Summit has made some important announcements around new mobile processors and detailed out some important 5G plans. Yesterday, it unveiled the Snapdragon 865 and 765 processors and now it has unleashed more details on them. While you can know more about the Snapdragon 865 processor, we forward the details of the Snapdragon 765 5G processor here.
The Snapdragon 765 5G is one of the SoCs from the latest Snapdragon 700 series which serves the mid-range smartphones. The series includes Snapdragon 710 and Snapdragon 730/730G processors as well, but the Snapdragon 765 is going to be more mainstream and will be used by some leading brands like Nokia and more.
Together with the Snapdragon 765, Qualcomm has also launched the 765G for the high-speed gaming experience. These processors are built on Samsung’s 7nm fabrication process and feature an integrated 5G modem. These are octa-core chipsets that include Kryo 475 with a clock speed of up to 2.3GHz and Adreno 630 GPU with clock speed higher at 2.4GHz. This graphics chip is also 10 percent faster and the SoC gets Snapdragon Elite Gaming features.
Alongside the integrated Snapdragon X52 5G modem, the two processors also include the 5th generation Qualcomm Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine to deliver better mobile experiences like multi-camera capabilities, breakthrough entertainment, and high-speed gaming, while also preserving battery life.
The Snapdragon X52 5G Modem-RF System has been designed to deliver peak download speeds of up to 3.7Gbps and upload speeds of up to 1.6Gbps. According to Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 765 supports all key regions and frequency bands including 5G mmWave and sub-6 GHz, 5G SA and NSSA modes, TDD and FDD with Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS), global 5G roaming and support for multi-SIM. Other connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6, dual-band Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 5.0.
The Snapdragon 765 and 765G support QHD+ resolutions at 60Hz. There’s also support for HDR 10+ and HDR10 standards. These processors feature Spectra 355 ISP that can support a single camera of up to 192MP. In the multi-camera configuration, the devices powered by the chip can offer up to 22MP resolution. It supports HDR10, HDR10+ video recording at 4k resolution, while the slow-mo footage can be shot at 720p resolution at 480fps.
The Snapdragon 765 also supports Qualcomm Quick Charge AI that enables the extension of battery life cycles up to 200 days and helps you achieve quick charging speeds.
Qualcomm has announced that the Snapdragon 765 and 765G are expected to be commercially available in the first quarter of 2020. The Redmi K30 and the Oppo Reno 3 Pro will be the first two smartphones to come empowered by these processors. But Nokia is also one name that will bring the 5G phone using these new SoCs in 2020.
HMD Global’s Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas was also present at Qualcomm’s Tech Summit and he disclosed the company’s plans on launching a 5G phone.