New Snapdragon 675: the future of the mid-range has a triple camera and focuses on the gamer market
The mobile telephony market is undoubtedly moving by trends. In this sense, all the actors involved in the process of creating a mobile must pay attention to them, and offer appropriate technological support. A fundamental piece is the main processor of a smartphone. This is where Qualcomm comes into play with their Snapdragon, since it is the main company in this peculiar battlefield.
And what trends have you paid special attention to this time? To triple camera already gamer mobiles. Both sectors have had a great development over the last year in the high-end range, but it is time for these advantages to more easily reach the mid-range. And this is what will be achieved thanks to the new Snapdragon 675.
Perhaps what stands out the most is the fact that, just two months after its presentation, the Snapdragon 670 already has a replacement. Still the new Snapdragon 675 will begin to appear from the first quarter of 2019. Regarding the technical characteristics, some of the most relevant details are the following:
- New Kryo 460 architecture.
- Built with an 11nm process.
- Eight cores. Two focused on performance and six on energy efficiency.
- GPU Adreno 612.
- Games launch 30% faster. Music, 20%.
- Optimized for High Frame Rate.
- Support for effect bokeh and 3D Facial Unlock.
- Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+.
- New image sensor with triple camera support.
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For the rest, there is little to add on a technical level in the absence of seeing the behavior it has with future releases. For the remainder of 2018, we will continue to see the Snapdragon 670 on many devices. However the first quarter of 2019 will be full of mobiles with Snapdragon 675 that will move in a price range between 300 and 500 dollars.
Above all, it will be a democratization of mobile phones with triple cameras that we are already seeing, in the style of Huawei P20 Pro or more modest competitors like Samsung Galaxy A7. Nor should we forget that there are already mobile phones with four cameras such as the Samsung Galaxy A9. At the moment, it has only been confirmed that Xiaomi will launch a smartphone with this new CPU.