Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 SoC announced for budget smartphones: Will support 5G Connectivity & 120Hz refresh rate

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Leading chipmaker Qualcomm has introduced a new SoC that will cater to budget-friendly devices across the globe. Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 Chipset has been announced which claims to make the smartphone experience even better for budget smartphone users. The chipset comes with 5G Connectivity support, all-day use with good speeds, 120Hz display support, impressive photography, and videography support, and more.  Read on to know about the features of the chipset in detail.

Snapdragon 4 Gen 2: Features

The Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 chipset is built on a 4nm platform and the Kyro CPU gives peak speeds of up to 2.2GHz and up to 10% better CPU performance for speedier everyday performance. It supports FHD+ displays with a 120Hz refresh rate and thus claims to offer better clarity and smooth, seamless scrolling.

The 4 Gen 2 chipset supports electronic image stabilization (EIS) and faster autofocus. This will give blue-free clearer images, even when subjects are moving. It is the first time in the 4-series Multi Camera Temporal Filtering is built into hardware giving better videos by reducing noise.

The chipset comes with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 which can give up to 50% battery life in 15 minutes. It is powered by the Snapdragon X61 5G Modem-RF System and there’s Qualcomm WiFi 5 for fast and strong WiFi connectivity for gaming, streaming, and more. AI enhancements have also been made. These include AI-based low light for crisp, detailed images in dim environments. Background noise removal to make sure clarity on calls and videos is better is also expected.

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Snapdragon 4 Gen 2: Availability

Commercial devices with this new chipset are expected to be announced in the 2nd half of 2023. Redmi and Vivo have confirmed to launch phones with the 4 Gen 2 chipset. If reports are to be believed then Redmi Note 12R might be the 1st smartphone to be powered by Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 chipset.

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Shivangi is an honours graduate in English from Delhi University with a passion for reading and writing. Always keen to know more about the latest gadgets, when she is not reading about tech, she loves listening to Hindi music and grooving to the latest Hindi beats.

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