In an attempt to bring 5G to the mid-range segment of the smartphone ecosystem, Qualcomm unveiled the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 and Snapdragon 765G chipsets alongside the flagship Snapdragon 865 processor. Both the Snapdragon 765 and the Snapdragon 765G chipsets offer an integrated 5G connectivity at a compelling price point and that is not just the only upgrade when we compare the two with their predecessors, the Snapdragon 730 and the Snapdragon 730G. Let’s have a look at the specifications, features, and the list of the upcoming smartphones that could be powered with either of these two newly launched processors by Qualcomm.
Snapdragon 765 and Snapdragon 765G: Everything You Need To Know
Let’s start out with the technical specifications of the processors and their comparison with the Snapdragon 730/730G. The Snapdragon 765/765G processors come with a Kryo 475 CPU. The Snapdragon 730/730G processors, on the other hand, had the Kryo 470 CPU. This, as claimed by the company, offers about a 20% boost to performance. The Kryo 475 CPU is built on a new 1+1+6 Prime, Performance, and Efficiency CPU design. Moving on to the GPU, the Snapdragon 765/765G chipsets feature the Adreno 620 GPU. All this essentially means improved performance and battery life.
Out of the eight cores, the large prime core is based on the 2.4GHz Cortex-A76 which sits right next to a smaller Cortex-A76 clocked at 2.2GHz. Furthermore, there are 6 Cortex-A55 based efficiency cores clocked at 1.8GHz. The Snapdragon 765 chipset supports up to 12GB 2133MHz LPDDR4 RAM, up to 192MP camera shots, 4K video recording, and up to a whopping QHD+ resolution.
|Snapdragon 765/Snapdragon 765G||Snapdragon 730/Snapdragon 730G|
|CPU||Kryo 475 octa-core chipset (1x Prime @ 2.3GHz (Cortex-A76)
1x Performance @ 2.2GHz (Cortex-A76)
6x Efficiency @ 1.8GHz (Cortex-A55))
|Kryo 470 octa-core chipset (2x @ 2.2GHz (Cortex-A76)
6x @ 1.8GHz (Cortex-A55))
|GPU||Adreno 620 GPU||Adreno 618 GPU|
|DSP||Hexagon 696||Hexagon 688|
|Camera||36MP single/22MP dual with Zero Shutter Lag
|48MP single/22MP dual
|Modem||Snapdragon X52 5G/LTE
5G – 3700Mbps down, 1600Mbps up
4G – 1200Mbps down, 210Mbps up
|Snapdragon X15 LTE
800Mbps down, 150Mbps up
|Quick Charging||Quick Charge 4+
Quick Charge AI
|Quick Charge 4+|
Adding on, the Snapdragon 765/765G chipsets come with HDR10+ support and features like HDR, Night Mode, bokeh blur should run way faster and more efficiently than before. The processors also come with a Hexagon 696 DSP with a dedicated Tensor Accelerator that features 5.5TOPS of AI compute which, truth be told, is nowhere near the Snapdragon 865 (at 15TOPS), but is almost comparable when the Snapdragon 855 SoC comes in the picture (at 7.5TOPS).
Clearly, the Snapdragon 765/765G chipsets are meant for the more affordable smartphones in the market, but it does not miss out on the important features out there. As a matter of fact, it can compete with the likes of Qualcomm’s previous-generation of flagship processors. The integrated 5G support is the cherry on the top. As per Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 765/765G processors come with the industry’s most powerful integrated 5G modem.
The Snapdragon 765G chipset which, as its predecessor was, is oriented towards gaming as it offers a further 20% boost to graphics performance. The processor supports 120Hz refresh rates at FHD+ resolution, something we have already seen with the likes of the Redmi K30.
The future of the mid-range smartphones (at least till the next lineup of chipsets from Qualcomm hits the shelves) is certainly going to see a lot of Snapdragon 765/765G chipsets being utilized. As said, the Redmi K30 smartphone with the Snapdragon 765G chipset has already got launched. Post this, the Oppo Reno 3 Pro 5G smartphone (which is launching on December 26, by the way) is also confirmed to run on the same. Adding to the list of the smartphones that are going to launch with the Snapdragon 765/765G chipsets, we have at least one Nokia and one Motorola smartphone coming up with the same. Lastly, the Realme X50 which is going to be the company’s first-ever 5G smartphone will also feature the Snapdragon 765G processor.
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