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Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon 712 Processor

GadgetFrame 12 Feb, 2019

Qualcomm is the leading chipset manufacturer when it comes to smartphones. Commonly the company’s chipset is found on smartphones, smartwatches, etc. Qualcomm has just emerged with its new Snapdragon  712 processor which is the upgraded version of the Snapdragon 710 processor.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 mobile platform uses the 10nm process and it also comes with the Qualcomm Adreno 616GPU and the Qualcomm Hexagon 685 DSP. The company claims snapdragon 712 to be 10 percent faster than 710 processor while offering better AI integration and smooth gaming experience on the mobile. As far as the camera is concerned, it supports up to a 20MP dual camera and allows you to capture UltraHD Video offering Up to 10-bit color depth video capture.  Talking about display it supports Quad HD+, HDR10, (3360×1440). Now in terms of connectivity, it uses  X15 LTE Modem, which provides download speeds over twice as fast as typical LTE Advanced capability.  And not to forget it has  Quick Charge 4+ technology. IT helps to charge your phone from 0% to 50% just under 15 minutes. To bring Bluetooth audio enhancements it supports TrueWireless Stereo Plus And Broadcast Audio technology.

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As far as specs are concerned, Snapdragon 712 and snapdragon 710 are not much different. 712 chipset still has an edge over 710 chipsets and who doesn't love getting improved & better performance. The devices with Snapdragon 712 chipset may start coming. Till now nothing’s said about it. But there’s nothing to be worked up about it they will deliver very similar results.

Here, we have a comparison of specs of Snapdragon 712 Vs Snapdragon 710  :

 

Snapdragon 710

Snapdragon 712

CPU

2x 2.2GHz Kryo 360 (Cortex-A75)
6x 1.7GHz Kryo 360 (Cortex-A55)

2x 2.2GHz Kryo 360 (Cortex-A75)
6x 1.7GHz Kryo 360 (Cortex-A55)

GPU

Adreno 616

Adreno 616

Clock

2.2GHz

2.3GHz

CPU Bit

64-bit

64-bit

ISP(Image Signal Processor)

Spectra 250
32MP single or 20MP dual

Spectra 250
32MP single or 20MP dual

Modem

X15 LTE
800Mbps down
150Mbps up

X15 LTE
800Mbps down
150Mbps up

Quick Charge

4

4+

Bluetooth

5.0

5.0


So, the only difference in the New processor is upgraded Clock Speed. But the company claims that the new processor enhances the gaming and other experience through performance.

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Again, we compare the Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 Vs Kirin 710 and checks which will be a better option.

 

Kirin 710

Snapdragon 712

CPU

4x2.2GHz(Cortex-A73)

4x1.7GHz(Cortex-A53)

2x 2.2GHz Kryo 360 (Cortex-A75)
6x 1.7GHz Kryo 360 (Cortex-A55)

GPU

ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU

Adreno 616

Clock

2.2GHz

2.3GHz

RAM

LPDDR3 RAM up to 10GB and LPDDR4 up to 6GB, only support EMMC5.1 based storage.

LPDDR4X RAM up to 8GB and UFS2.1 & EMMC5.1 based storage

Camera

40MP + 24MP dual camera.

32MP single or 20MP dual

Modem

LTE Cat-12 600 Mbps Downlink,

Cat-13 150 Mbps Uplink

X15 LTE
800Mbps download
150Mbps upload

Display

 FHD+ with a resolution of 2340 X 1080

Quad HD+ with 3360 X 1440 of screen resolution display

Bluetooth

4.2

5.0

Process

12nm FitFet process

10nm FitFet process


Conclusion:

I trust this article helped you to choose which one is better SoC. Snapdragon 712 is all the more dominant SoC which has new and solid Cortex A-75 and A-55 centers. It has a better GPU, camera and display, than Kirin 710 chipset. What do you think? Which one is the best SoC? You can share your idea on the comment box given beneath.

 



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