The name of the game in the android flagship market is Qualcomm. Its top-end chips became more expensive, the 700 series had become an alternative of choice for many. Qualcomm has unveiled the new Snapdragon 780G, a sequel to the Snapdragon 765G that delivers a big performance gain.
Similar to the previous versions the 780G is designed to bring 5G and offers premium features to phones at a budget-friendly price. It also features the second-gen Sensing Hub that Qualcomm debuted on its flagship chipset.
The Hexagon 770 runs Qualcomm’s 6th-gen AI engine, the 2nd-gen Sensing Hub that’s found on 888, and has a new image signal processor. The Spectra 570can handle this photo or video feed. The 5G is also integrated directly into the chip with the Snapdragon X53 5G modem. It works with sub-6GHz networks and also enables WiFi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2.
The first device running with the new chip will be available in the second quarter of 2021. If Google holds its ground with the Pixel 6 still using Qualcomm and not going for the full-on flagship experience.