Qualcomm announces the latest chipset for its 600 series that comes with 5G network support. The newest chipset from Qualcomm is Snapdragon 690.
Snapdragon 690 is built on an 8nm process; this chipset is the successor to Snapdragon 675 and is paired with an X51 modem. This chipset is part of Qualcomm’s intention to make 5G more affordable for consumers worldwide.
For connectivity, Snapdragon 690 will support the SA, NSA, and 5G band networks globally. Not only that, but Qualcomm also said if this chipset will support a screen with a refresh rate technology reaching 120 Hz.
Snapdragon 690 also supports HDR10, HDR10 + with 10-bit color display, and Rec2020 Color gamut.
However, Snapdragon 690 will not support mmWave technology, mmWave technology support will only remain on 7G series 7 and 8 series chipsets. For now, like Snapdragon 865 and 765G chipsets.
Concerning performance, Snapdragon 690 is expected to have a CPU speed of 20% faster and 60% faster graphics performance compared to Snapdragon 675.
In addition to performance, Snapdragon 690 also enables HDR video recording at 4K @ 30fps resolution, which still supports 192MP. Other features brought by Snapdragon 690 are Qualcomm Aqstic audio codecs and Quick Charge 4.0+.
With the above features, users will get a smoother video viewing experience and fast battery charging.