Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 Chipset Brings Big Upgrades to Budget Phones

Qualcomm has just dropped some exciting news for budget smartphone users with the announcement of their Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 chipset. This new entry-level mobile chipset upgrades from the previous generation’s 6nm to 4nm process technology, delivering substantial improvements to low-end smartphones.

Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 chipset features a Qualcomm Kryo CPU that boasts a peak speed of 2.2 GHz, a 10% increase from the previous generation. And if you’re always running low on battery, the chipset supports fast charging technology, with Qualcomm claiming that you can get up to 50% battery life in just 15 minutes of charging.

Mobile platform also supports FHD+ 120fps displays and has undergone significant enhancements in the camera department. The chipset includes electronic stabilization, faster autofocus, and further reduction of blurring. And if you’re concerned about noisy videos, the chipset even offers multi-camera time filtering (MCTF) to reduce noise in your videos.

Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 chipset focuses on AI-based camera upgrades, including brightness adjustment and background removal tools in low-light environments, making your photos and videos look even better.

If you’re in the market for a budget smartphone with mid-range price, keep an eye out for devices featuring the Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 chipset, set to hit the market in the second half of 2023. And with mid-range prices for Xiaomi Redmi and Vivo brands, you can enjoy premium features without breaking the bank. So, are you excited about the Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 chipset?

Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 Specs

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 (SM4450)
  • CPU:64-bit, 2 performance cores, up to 2.2 GHz, 6 efficiency cores, up to 2 GHz
  • GPU:Adreno GPU
  • Display: FHD+ @ 120 Hz , HD+ (900 x 1600 @ 120 Hz)
  • Memory:LP-DDR5x memory up to 3200 MHz, LP-DDR4x memory up to 2133 MHz
  • Modem:Snapdragon X61 5G Modem
  • Charging:Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+
  • Location:GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Calileo, NavIC, QZSS
  • Wi-Fi 5:2.4GHz/5GHz
  • Bluetooth:5.1
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