Qualcomm has just announced the market launch of its latest mobile platform, which will be used in mid-range smartphones and even some high-end smartphones. Smartphones equipped with the new Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 processor should appear this month. Qualcomm’s press release specifically states that Redmi and Realme are expected to announce smartphones using the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2.
Qualcomm touts a long list of improvements made by the 7+ Gen 2 chip. These range from CPU and GPU performance improvements to better camera performance, especially when it comes to low-angle shooting, lighting, and 4K HDR video, as well as mmWave and Sub6. 5G connectivity thanks to the Snapdragon X62 5G modem, as well as Wi-Fi 6E, which is part of the Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 chip.
According to Qualcomm, the increase in CPU performance over 7+ Gen 2 represents a 50% improvement with an overall 13% improvement in power efficiency, which should result in better battery life. In terms of battery life, the 7+ Gen 2 supports Quick Charge 5, which can go from 0 to 50 percent in five minutes.
Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 supports dual active SIMs, a first for this series of chips from Qualcomm. Gaming enhancements include support for 120fps on a QHD+ display, as well as Qualcomm aptX game audio and in-game chat.
Qualcomm also introduced new AI enhancements for 7+ Gen 2. According to the chip maker, the new processor uses an “overloaded” Qualcomm AI Engine that can perform tasks such as upscaling video from 1080p to 4K and improved scaling capabilities when recording video during shooting time. maintaining image clarity and detail.
Other camera-related improvements include support for camera modules up to 200 megapixels.