Qualcomm has announced a very interesting upgrade to its Snapdragon 700 series, the Snapdragon 750G. The mid-range chipset promises a 10% improvement in GPU performance over Snapdragon 730G, is the cheapest Qualcomm chipset to support mmWave 5G and employs Cortex-A77 cores in the performance cluster.

With Snapdragon 800 tier getting progressively expensive, the 700 series is becoming very prominent in capable mid-range devices. The Snapdragon 750G is similar to and pin-compatible with Cortex-A77 based Snapdragon 690 in many ways, but the 600 tier must have been more difficult to market.

Snapdragon 750G Features

  • Snapdragon 750G is manufactured on Samsung’s 8nm LPP process node.
  • Unlike the Snapdragon 768 or Snapdragon 765, there is no Prime Cortex-A77 core here and the SoC maintains (2+6) DynamIQ configuration. However, Cortex-A77 brings in 25% improvement over Cortex-A76 used in Snapdragon 765/768 and this should really close the CPU performance between the three chipsets.
  • The 6 Cortex-A55 cores are clocked at 1.8GHz, similar to Snapdragon 768, Snapdragon 765, and even Snapdragon 730G.
  • CPU and GPU cores in combination with Hexagon 694 DSP and tensor accelerator can deliver 4 TOPS for AI.
  • The camera ISP, LPDDR4x memory support, encode-decode pipeline are all similar to what we have on Snapdragon 765G/ Snapdragon 768G
  • Snapdragon 750G can support up to 192MP single sensor, and up to 48MP camera with Multi-frame noise reduction. Slow motion recording caps at 720p@240Hz
  • The Adreno 619 GPU promises 10% improvements over Adreno 618 in Snapdragon 730G.
  • Snapdragon 750G has an integrated X52 modem that supports 5G mmWave. This isn’t very relevant to India, but should make a difference in markets like the USA.
  • Snapdragon 750G supports Qualcomm QuickCharge 4.0+ (no QC 5.0), NavIC, Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1.
  • Snapdragon 750G supports Full HD+ resolution displays at up to 120Hz refresh rate and QHD+ at 60Hz

Also Read: Qualcomm QuickCharge 5.0 leverages USB PD for 100W charging

Snapdragon 750G Phones

Snapdragon 750G phones will be available by the end of 2020 and Xiaomi claims to be bringing the first one to the market.

Also Read: Here’s why Snapdraon 865 doesn’t have an integrated modem

Snapdragon 750G Specs

ChipsetQualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G
CPU and CPU2 x Cortex-A77 @2.2GHz (Kryo 570) + 6x Cortex-A55 @1.8GHz
Adreno
DisplayFull HD+ – Up to 120Hz
QHD+ – Up to 60Hz
RAMLPDDR4x ( 2 x 16 Bit) @2133MHz
AI Throughput (CPU + GPU + DSP + Tensor)4 TOPS
Camera ISPSpectra 355L
Up to 192MP single camera
Up to 48MP single camera with Multi-frame noise reduction
Slow motion: 720p@240fps
ModemSnapdragon X52 Modem-RF System Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS), mmWave (2X2 MIMO), sub-6 GHz ( 4x 4 MIMO)
Wi-Fi/ BluetoothFastConnect 6200 Subsystem (Wi-Fi 6 and BT 5.1)
Encode/ Decode10-bit HDR2160p30, 1080p120H.264 & H.265, VP8, VP9
NavIC supportYes
Charging Qualcomm QuickCharge 4+

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