Qualcomm introduced the Snapdragon 480, the first 5G chipset in the 400 series. The company aims to offer 5G connectivity to budget-friendly phones with the new chipset.
Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 480 chipset, the first 5G connection in the 400 series. Produced in the 8nm process, the new chipset is in an important position to provide 5G connectivity to entry-level smartphones. The Snapdragon 480 is expected to power devices with charges of $ 200 and below.
What will Snapdragon 480 offer?
The 8nm Snapdragon 480 chipset has an 8-core structure with 2 Cortex-A76 cores clocked at 2.0 GHz and 6 Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. On the graphics side, it has Adreno 619 GPU. Snapdragon 480 offers a performance increase of up to 100% in CPU and GPU and up to 70% in artificial intelligence compared to the previous generation.
Snapdragon 480 has 64MP single, 25 + 13 MP dual and 13MP triple camera support. The chipset supports FHD + (1080 x 2520) panels up to 120 Hz.
The new chipset features Snapdragon X51 5G Modem-RF System that supports both sub6 and mmWave frequencies. It can achieve peak download speeds of up to 2.5 Gbps and upload speeds of up to 600Mbps over the 5G network. Snapdragon 480 also supports Bluetooth 5.1, Qualcomm aptX Adaptive Audio, TrueWireless technology and FastConnect 6200.
Snapdragon 480 also has Quick Charge 4+ support, which provides fast charging up to 18W.
Qualcomm’s new 5G chipset Snapdragon 480 is expected to be available in budget-friendly 5G phones from various smartphone manufacturers such as Vivo, Oppo, Xiaomi, Motorola and Nokia, which will be released in the first quarter of 2021.