Qualcomm subtly revealed the new Snapdragon 712 chipset.

This chipset is a slight upgrade to the Snapdragon 710, which powers premium midrange devices like the Xiaomi Mi 8SE and the Lenovo Z5s.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 is made from a 10nm processes, which, as per the company, provides a 10% performance improvement over its predecessor.

It consists of eight Kyro 360 cores with a clock speed of 2.3GHz. An Adreno 616 GPU handles the graphics for games and 4K HDR playback. Qualcomm also added their Hexagon 685 DSP. And of course, we have Qualcomm’s AI engine for different applications like photography.

Speaking of which, the Snapdragon 712 has Qualcomm’s Spectra 250 image processor. It can handle up to two 20-megapixel dual cameras or a single 32-megapixel sensor. It can also record videos as UHD with 10-bit color depth.

As for the entertainment, the Snapdragon 712 can handle up to QHD+ resolution screen, with the said HDR10 support. There’s also the and Qualcomm Aqstic for audio.


Connectivity wise, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 comes with an X15 LTE modem, Bluetooth 5.0, dual-band WiFi, and can support USB Type-C, NFC, and different GPS antennas.

The company is also throwing in the Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology for faster charging times.

We shall see this latest chipset in action in a lot of premium midrange devices this 2019.

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