The Snapdragon 480 processor, developed for use in affordable smartphones, was introduced. The 5G connectivity feature, which we are used to seeing in the higher end models, will also appear in the processor and affordable models. The processor, which has an 8 nanometer (nm) manufacturing process, will include a Snapdragon X51 5G modem capable of supporting 6 GHz networks.
Processor manufacturers are working just as well as phone manufacturers for 5G connectivity, which is becoming widespread worldwide. Qualcomm, which has a significant share of the mobile processor market, has added processors developed for budget-friendly models in addition to 5G processors developed for upper and mid-range models.
What are the budget-friendly Snapdragon 480 features?
Looking at the processor features announced by Qualcomm, the Kyro 460 performance cores are the first to catch the eye. There are Cortex-A55 cores with a speed of 1.8 GHz and Cortex-A76 cores with a base speed of 2.0 GHz. Adreno 619 is also used as the graphic unit in the model. With these features, it is reported that with the Qualcomm Hexagon 686 artificial intelligence operations will be 70 percent faster.
For Snapdragon 480 functions, there is additional camera support up to 64 megapixel resolution and 1080p 60fps video recording support. In addition, smartphones with this processor will also support Qualcomm Quick Charge 4 Plus. Thanks to this technology, an empty battery can be charged up to 50 percent within 15-20 minutes.
The latest features of the model include support for 120 Hz refresh rate, support for HD + resolution with FHD +, Wi-Fi 6 support and Bluetooth 5.1 support. The first models with this processor are expected to be available in the coming months. Oppo, Xiaomi, Motorola and Nokia stand out for the brands of the models.