Qualcomm announced its latest high-end processors. The Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 is faster than its predecessor and consumes much less power. In addition to the high-end chipset, the manufacturer also announced a new mid-range Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 processor.
Qualcomm has announced the successor to the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, found in the Xiaomi 12 and OnePlus 10 Pro, among others. The Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 About 10 percent faster than its predecessor. In addition, chipsets consume 30 percent less power, so smartphones’ battery should last longer. Qualcomm claims that thanks to the new chipset, you can stream videos for 80 minutes longer or play games for an hour longer. You can even listen to music for 17 hours longer or make calls for 5.5 hours longer.
We will see the Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 in the latest flagship smartphones later this year. For example, Samsung will use the processor in a file Galaxy Z Fold 4 And the Z Flip 4. It is expected that these foldable smartphones will be unveiled in August. Brands like Xiaomi and OnePlus will also use the Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1.
For mid-range smartphones, Qualcomm has the extension Snapdragon 7 first generation announced. This processor is the successor to the Snapdragon 778G Plus chip. The new processor is up to 20 percent faster and supports three 25-megapixel cameras or one 200-megapixel camera. Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 should be more power efficient than its predecessor. Xiaomi, Oppo and Honor have already indicated that they will use the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1.