Snapdragon 730 and 730G are Qualcomm’s new Gaming and AI centric chips

Qualcomm has introduced two new chips Snapdragon 730 and 730G at its AI Day event in San Francisco. These are basically upgraded versions of Snapdragon 710 but with the main focus on AI. The 730G is little special though, the G stands for Gaming. Snapdragon 730G is a gaming chip with overclocked Adreno 618 GPU. It will be packing some elite game features too. Aside from the gaming features both the chips are pretty much the same.

Gaming and AI centric Snapdragon 730 and 730G

We all know these processors are targetted towards the Asian market. Asians love gaming on their smartphones and games like PUBG and Fortnite are at the peak of gaming community. The detailed specifications of the chips are:

Processor Kryo 470 octa-core (2x A76@2.2GHz, 6x A55@1.8GHz, 8nm)
GPU Adreno 618 (overclocked on 730G for 15% better “performance”)
RAM Up to 8GB
DSP Hexagon 688
ISP Spectra 350
Modem Snapdragon X15 (Cat 15 down, Cat 13 up)
Bluetooth Version v5.0 with aptX Adaptive
Charging Tech Qualcomm QuickCharge 4+ compatible

Qualcomm defines these chips as:

The new Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 Mobile Platform and Snapdragon 730G Mobile Platform deliver premium, in-demand and next-generation features to a new tier of users. Both incorporate industry-leading AI for intuitive video capture and optimized performance, so you can enjoy smarter experiences across your devices. The Snapdragon 730G raises the bar for serious gamers, adding select Snapdragon Elite Gaming features for powerful gaming.

It’s no secret that Qualcomm makes industry-leading chips in the Android market. Their flagship chip Snapdragon 855 is quite a beast. They do provide proper support to their chips which result in regular Android updates. There is no information on which phones will be getting these chips apart from recently launched Samsung Galaxy A80 and there are no benchmarks out yet. But it’s good to know that the company is finally focussing on gamers and taking the Gaming seriously. We will definitely put up the information about the upcoming phones with the new AI centric Snapdragon 730 and 730G. Stay tuned…


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