Qualcomm today introduced the second generation Snapdragon 7C platform for Chromebook and available Windows computers, which will allow Snapdragon 7C Gen 2 users to receive improved features to work with cameras and audio, integrated LTE modem, accelerating artificial intelligence tasks, corporate level security and a lot Other.
The SNAPDRAGON 7C Gen 2 processor will contain eight Kryo 468 cores operating at a frequency of up to 2.55 GHz. The same kernels were used with less frequency with the first generation of Snapdragon 7C. The exact name of the Adreno graphic chip included in the new platform is still unknown, but the likelihood of ADRENO 618 is high, as in the past generation.
As for the RAM controller, the support for LPDDR4X-4266 is announced. The EMMC 5.1 or UFS 2.1 may be used as drives in devices on the basis of a new chip. The chipset can boast the Hexagon 692 DSP signal processor. As an embedded LTE modem, the chipset will offer Snapdragon X15 users. Applied support for two Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0 ranges.
According to Qualcomm itself, the Snapdragon 7C Gen 2 platform provides up to 10% higher system performance compared to most competing platforms. ChipMayaker also declares that a new processor provides approximately twice a longer battery life compared to most competing platforms. However, in both cases, it is not indicated which platforms are considered as competitors for Snapdragon 7C GEN 2. Qualcomm ai engine of the fifth generation is responsible for processing the tasks of artificial intelligence. As for performance in multimedia tasks, Snapdragon 7C Gen 2 supports the streaming broadcast of the HDR video in 4K resolution and is capable of working with camera resolution up to 32 MP. Applicated support for Hi-Fi-audio.
It is reported that the first devices on the basis of the new platform will enter the market this summer.