Gadgetren – Although not in the highest caste chipset family at the moment, devices with Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 should not be underestimated.
Mobile phones that carry it can actually be an alternative choice when looking for a capable device to handle various kinds of needs. Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 because it brings superior performance and the latest features.
On paper, the chipset officially unveiled in March 2023 even has capabilities and features that are quite comparable to a number of flagship chipsets. In fact, it may be superior compared to more slippery products.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 Equivalent to what?
It refers to the information that AnTuTu publishes on the page Smartphones SoC Performance Ladderthe Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 is just below the MediaTek Dimensity 9000, but still above the Samsung Exynos 2200. Which despite both being classified as high-end chipsets.
Each of the above chipsets are at least three places away from each other in this regard. From the information shown, the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 is especially capable of occupying the 60th position, while the Dimensity 9000 is 63rd and the Exynos 2200 is 57th.
It also aligns with the list mobile phone test results ranking using AnTuTu app version 9. Devices using Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 can touch scores in the 930-990k range, which is higher than Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra with Exynos 2200.
The Redmi Note 12 Turbo, for example, managed to score an average test score of up to 939,723 points, the POCO F5 up to 948,473 points and the realme GT Neo5 SE up to 998,888 points. Meanwhile, the Exynos 2200 version of the Galaxy S22 Ultra could only touch 875,295 points.
Interestingly enough, the average test score of the AnTuTu app version 9 also shows that devices using Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 have almost the same capabilities as mobile phones powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1.
Devices with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 have been recorded to have average scores ranging from 780k to 970k and Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 between 880k to 1,080k. For example, the Redmi K50 Gaming managed to score 944,224 points or the OnePlus 10T 5G 927,482 points.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 Specifications
In fact, the capabilities offered by the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 are quite reasonable. The mid-to-high end chipset has already packed the core architecture, the GPU, to the very updated build.
A bit of information for those of you who don’t know, the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 is a Qualcomm Kryo core chipset clocked at up to 2.91 GHz developed based on the ARM Cortex-X2, Cortex-A710 and Cortex-A510 Architectures.
This chipset entrusts its graphics processing capabilities to the Qualcomm Adreno 725 GPU. The development also used 4nm processing technology, which by the way is currently the smallest, so that power consumption is more efficient.
For connectivity, the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 relies on the Qualcomm Snapdragon X62 5G modem with download speeds of up to 4.4 Gbps and the Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 that supports WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax and standard Bluetooth 5.3.
The camera’s image processing capabilities use Qualcomm Spectra that supports single lenses up to 200MP, Multi-Frame Noise Reduction (MFNR) and Zero Shutter Lag (ZSL) 30fps 108MP settings, dual 64MP + 36MP or trio 32MP. Video recording is up to 4K @ 60fps.
Using the Snapdragon + Gen 2 chipset, mobile phone manufacturers can also install displays with up to QHD + resolution with a 120 Hz refresh rate. Charging support can also benefit from Quick Charge 5 technology.