A week after an alleged specifications sheet for the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 surfaced, QualcommQualcomm Releases Snapdragon announced the Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 as a new midrange and entry-level chipset.
Although Qualcomm did not specify the clock speeds of its CPU cores, it said that the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1’s GPU performance would be up to 35% faster, and the computational performance would increase by 40% when compared to the Snapdragon 695, the predecessor to the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1.
Qualcomm claims that the Snapdragon 4 Gen 1’s CPU performance will be 15% better, and the GPU performance will be 10% greater than the Snapdragon 480/480+. One can expect no more than 2.0Ghz from the Snapdragon 4 Gen 1’s CPU cores.
The Snapdragon 6 Gen 1’s 12-bit Triple ISP allows it to support cameras with up to 200 megapixels and videos with a resolution of up to 4K in a high dynamic range. The Snapdragon X62 5G modem and FastConnect 6700 inside it allow it to be compatible with the most recent iteration of 3GPP Release 16 5G networks and WiFi 6E.
One of the primary characteristics of the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 is the 12-bit Triple ISP that lets it support up to 200-megapixel cameras and up to 4K HDR video. It supports the most recent 3GPP Release 16 5G and WiFi 6E connectivity thanks to its Snapdragon X62 5G modem and FastConnect 6700.
Earlier this month, the IQOO Z6 Lite will be the first smartphone to feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 processor, while 2023’s first quarter will see the release of the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 chip.