Qualcomm has just launched the chip Snapdragon 690. It has been designed for devices very affordable, but is equipped with a modem 5G.
The year 2019 has been marked by the beginnings of the 5G. But as the technology was new, it is first arrival on the high-end smartphones, so the most expensive. But little by little, models with models 5G, which are more affordable come on to the market. This year, for example, in addition to smartphones 5G that use the chip Snapdragon 865 as the Mid 10 Pro, OnePlus 8 Pro or the Oppo Find X2 Pro, you can also choose the Mid 10 Lite 5G, an affordable version of the Mi 10, which uses the Snapdragon 765G and that costs only 349 euros.
And soon, there will be smartphones 5G, even more affordable thanks to the chip Snapdragon 690 that Qualcomm has just presented. ” This new platform is designed to make user experiences 5G more widely available in the world. The Snapdragon 690 also supports the artificial intelligence on the device and the entertainment experiences dynamic. HMD Global, LG Electronics, Motorola, SHARP, TCL and Wingtech are part of the OEM / ODM who are expected to announce the smartphone with the Snapdragon 690 “, reads a press release of the company.
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The 5G models more affordable
The processors in the 600 series of Qualcomm have been designed for models that are affordable, and thanks to the new chip announced by this provider, this class of devices will be able to take advantage of the 5G. ” To foster the expansion of the 5G in the series Snapdragon 6 has the potential to make 5G available to more than 2 billion users of smartphones in the world “, said Cristiano Amon, president of Qualcomm.
“You can expect to experience worthy of the 5G, thanks to our innovation PureDisplay and ZEISS Imaging, now at an even more affordable price. We look forward to sharing with you more details on this exciting product “, rejoices meanwhile Juho Sarvikas, chief product officer of HMD Global, the company that produces the Nokia smartphones.
And in addition to this improvement in terms of connectivity, the Snapdragon 690 also supports recording in 4K HDR, the best cameras, and that the screen rate of 120 Hz. As a reminder, the standard of the industry of smartphones is currently the refresh rate of 60 Hz. Nevertheless, a higher rate allows you to have more fluid animations. Otherwise, Qualcomm also indicates that the CPU of the Snapdragon 690 you can have a 20% gain in performance compared to its predecessor.
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