Qualcomm has just announced their brand new chipset under the 4-series lineup with 5G inside and it’s the Snapdragon 480 chipset. As expected, this chipset is made to cater to the masses as this the 4-series chipsets are known to be the affordable ones.
This chipset is built in 8nm process and it comes with an integrated Snapdragon X51 5G Modem inside it and yes, it does support mmWave and Sub-6GHz networks. There’s a Cortex-A76 chip inside at 2.0GHz along with Cortex-A55 for power efficient tasks. As for the GPU, there’s the Adreno 619 which will offer a significant upgrade over the previous generation and for the AI tasks, Qualcomm promises 70% faster performance with its Hexagon 686 chipset.
The chipset is also capable of handling full HD+ resolution at up to 120Hz refresh rate and 64MP camera sensors and it can record at 1080p@60fps. The Snapdragon 480 chipset is expected to be release on different smartphone makers this year.