Chipsets improve every quarter, and this month, Qualcomm is announcing a new chipset, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G, a 5G chipset with flagship-grade connectivity and 5nm process.
The chipset is designed by Qualcomm and is manufactured by Samsung Foundries. It is an octa-core processor featuring 2x 2.4GHz Cortex A-78 cores and 6x 1.8GHz Cortex A-55 cores. For the GPU, it uses the Adreno 642 GPU which brings 10-bit support for gaming and updateable drivers.
It is also the first Snapdragon 700-series chipset with a triple ISP, making the chipset capable of shooting using three cameras at the same time. The chipset also supports 4K HDR and HDR+ video recording
For AI, the new Snapdragon 780G comes with a 6th-gen AI Engine, Hexagon 770 which boasts a 12 TOPs AI performance. The second generation Qualcomm Sensing Hub integrates a low-power processor for audio processing.
For connectivity, the Snapdragon 780G comes with a Qualcomm X53 5G Modem that boasts fast download speeds of up to 3.3Gbps on sub 6Ghz frequencies. This processor also has Qualcomm’s FastConnect 6900 and supports Wi-Fi 6 and speeds up to 3.6Gbps. Other connectivity features include Wi-Fi 6e and Bluetooth 5.2 support and Snapdragon Sound enhancement technology.
According to a leak by WinFuture.de, the Snapdragon 780 5G should debut on the 5G version of the Mi 11 Lite, which soon we will find out, probably on the 29th March livestream
Stay tuned for Mi 11 Lite specs, for both 4G and 5G iterations!