Qualcomm Unveiled the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 and Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 SoC


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Qualcomm has just introduced two new chipsets – the midrange Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 (S6G1) and the entry-level Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 (S4G1). The former is built on the 4nm manufacturing process while the latter was built on the 6nm process.


As of now, Qualcomm has not shared the full details of both SoCs. However, Qualcomm divulged enough specs for us to delve into. 

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 and Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 Features

Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 Specs

Firstly, the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 main cores can go up to 2.2GHz while the Snapdragon 4 Gen 1’s can reach 2.0GHz with both boasting 8-cores(Adreno GPUs are still unspecified).

The manufacturer said that the S6G1 has a 35% increase in graphics performance as well as a 40% improvement in computational prowess although no references were provided yet.

On the other hand, the S4G1 is said to offer a 15% CPU performance improvement and a 10% more GPU performance assuming the comparison was with the Snapdragon 480/480+ chipset.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 Specs

Additional specs of the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 and 4 gen 1 are as follows:

Snapdragon 6 Gen 1Snapdragon 4 Gen 1
12-bit Spectra ISP that supports native HDR image capturing
200MP camera support
HDR video support
7th gen Qualcomm AI Engine
Bokeh effect
Energy optimization
WiFi 6E connectivity
Snapdragon X62 5G modem
Qualcomm AI Engine
120Hz FHD+ display support
Variable Rate Shading support
Spectra triple ISP
Multi-frame Noise Reduction technology
Snapdragon X51 5G modem

Finally, the Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 will soon come with iQOO’s upcoming Z6 Lite phone and will be available globally by the end of Q3 this year. No information on the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 debut has been shared by the manufacturer yet.


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