Qualcomm finally unveiled a new mid-range chipset for the smartphones. After bringing the Snapdragon 888 as a major upgrade over the Snapdragon 865, Qualcomm replaced the Snapdragon 675 SoC with the newly launched Snapdragon 678 SoC. The new chipset features several advancements over the predecessor.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 SoC comes with an octa-core processor built on 11nm process. The chipset features a Kryo 460 CPU consisting octa-core architecture ( 6x Cortex A55 cores and 2x Cortex A76 cores). Moreover, the chipset carries an Adreno 612 GPU for better graphics performance.

It houses Qualcomm Spectra 250L ISP supporting a single camera of 192MP and double consisting 25/16MP, respectively. The new SoC may feature up to FHD+ display having a resolution of 2520 x 1080 pixels.

There’s a 3rd-generation Qualcomm AI engine which supports portrait mode, low0light, laser auto-focus, 4K video at 30fps and much more. Overall, the Snapdragon 678 SoC is a delicacy mixed with several small upgrades.

We expect the new mid-range SoC to debut on the upcoming value-for-money devices. The OEMs might have got hold of the Snapdragon 678 SoC before the official anncounement.

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