Qualcomm to release 4nm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 chip with 5G and Wi-Fi 6E support


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At the disposal of network sources were detailed characteristics of the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 mobile processor, which Qualcomm will soon announce. The chip will find application in mid-range smartphones with 5G support.

The published data, judging by the slide below, leaked from Qualcomm itself. The new processor will be manufactured using 4nm technology. It will receive Kryo computing cores with a clock speed of up to 2.2 GHz. And an Adreno graphics accelerator with support for OpenCL 2.0 FP, Vulkan 1.1 and OpenGL ES 3.2.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 SoC: 4nm, Wi-Fi 6E and 5G support

So, the integrated Snapdragon X62 5G modem will provide sub-6GHz and mmWave capability. The data transfer rate towards the subscriber can theoretically reach 2.9 Gbps.

The Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 platform provides support for Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 wireless communication, LPDDR5-2750 RAM with a maximum of 12 GB, USB 3.1 interface, GPS / BeiDou / GLONASS / Galileo / QZSS navigation.

Manufacturers will be able to equip devices with up to a Full HD+ display with a refresh rate of up to 120 Hz, cameras with a resolution of up to 48 megapixels, or dual cameras in a configuration of 25 + 16 megapixels. More detailed product specifications are below:

Snapdragon 6 Gen 1

Recently, Qualcomm confirmed recent rumors that the Samsung Galaxy S23 lineup could rely entirely or almost entirely on Snapdragon SoCs. At an for investors, the head of Qualcomm Cristiano Amon answering the relevant question, spoke, though not directly, but quite clearly.

Now the share of Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 in smartphones of the Galaxy S22 line is 75%. Then in the Galaxy S23 line it will be much higher. That is, either 100% or so. And it’s hard to say how profitable it will be for Samsung to develop and release the Exynos 2300 SoC. If it is in use in the conditional 5% of the company’s flagship smartphones. So, it’s entirely possible that the rumors of a complete shift to Qualcomm’s solution were true.

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