A Chinese informant, known on the Weibo social network under the nickname Digital Chat Station, published the key parameters of the promising Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 single-chip system. It should be the American company’s answer to the SoC Dimensity 8100, but the first data suggests that Snapdragon 7 is still Gen 1 will compete with weaker Qualcomm SoCs.
The Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 is expected to replace the Snapdragon 778G and Snapdragon 778G Plus. It will receive four Arm Cortex-A710 and four Arm Cortex-A510 cores, Adreno 662 will be used as the GPU. 662.
However, you can’t count on a big increase in the overall performance of the new SoC relative to the Snapdragon 778G. According to the source, Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 will be slower than Snapdragon 870. And here it is worth recalling that the performance of Dimensity 8100 is approximately between Snapdragon 870 and Snapdragon 888. So Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, in this situation, will not be able to compete with Dimensity 8100.
However, this does not mean that the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 will not be popular. Surely it will be as in demand as the Snapdragon 778G. According to rumors, Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 will be used in Honor 70 smartphones.
Digital Chat Station is a reliable informant, he was the first to accurately report the specifications and release dates of Redmi K30, K40, Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 11.