Qualcomm formally launched the Snapdragon 7 Gen 3, its newest chipset designed for the mid-range smartphone market, very just lately. However regardless of its title, it is very important notice that this chipset is being launched in the identical yr because the Snapdragon 7+ Gen2 that made its debut earlier this yr, technically making it extra of a sibling, quite than a successor.
Specs-wise, the Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 relies on a 4nm course of node and options an 8-core Kryo CPU operating in a 1+3+4 configuration. Particularly, that’s one Cortex-A715 core operating at 2.63GHz, three Cortex-A715 efficiency cores at 2.4GHz, and 4 Cortex-A510 effectivity cores at 1.8GHz. It’s additionally received a brand new Adreno GPU however the cellular chipmaker doesn’t specify the mannequin on its official knowledge sheet, however that it’s supposedly 50% quicker than its predecessor. By that final half, we imply the Snapdragon 7 Gen1, and never the 7+ Gen 2.
“The upgraded platform delivers across-the-board developments to ignite on-device AI, fan-favorite cellular gaming, a creativity-charged digital camera and highly effective 5G connectivity. The brand new platform is absolutely geared up to allow thrilling new use-cases together with as much as 2.63GHz peak CPU speeds, over 50% quicker GPU efficiency, and 60% improved AI efficiency per watt whereas nonetheless delivering unimaginable energy effectivity.”
Qualcomm has additionally improved the digital camera assist with the Snapdragon 7 Gen 3. With the brand new Qualcomm Spectra triple 12-bit ISP, the chipset is ready to assist eiter a triple 21MP digital camera setup, a 32MP+21MP twin digital camera configuration, or a 64MP digital camera with as much as 200MP photograph seize.
As for different options, the Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 additionally helps spatial audio with head monitoring, which is definitely a primary for the collection. In fact, the chipset additionally has a brand new and improved Qualcomm AI Engine. Past that, you get most of the anticipated options afforded to trendy chipset – Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, a Snapdragon X63 5G modem-RF system, and naturally, assist for Qualcomm Fast Cost 5.
Qualcomm says that each HONOR and vivo are slated to develop into the primary manufacturers to introduced new gadgets powered by the Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 later within the month.