A couple of days back Qualcomm announced its new Snapdragon 778G 5G chipset and it seems Realme is really pumped about new 700-series chipset. Within hours after the Qualcomm announcement, Realme has revealed its plans to launch a Snapdragon 778G phone. Apparently, the has been codenamed as “QuickSilver” internally.
Realme is yet to reveal commercial name and launch details of the device. We at Smartprix, expect Realme to launch its Snapdragon 778G phone sometime in August 2021. Apart from Realme, the new processor seems to have many takers and also expects Snapdragon 778G mobile processor-based mid-range smartphones from Xiaomi, Poco, Motorola, OPPO, and iQOO, among others.
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While Realme has made its intent clear, it remained tight-lipped about the product detail. Apart from presence of the Snapdragon 778G chipset, rest of the specs of Realme Quicksilver are still unknown.
Why Snapdragon 778G SoC?
The Qualcomm 778 chipset is based on a 6nm node process using Kryo 670 cores. This results in 40 percent performance improvement, 40 percent GPU improvement, and better power efficiency than its predecessor.
“This is a milestone both for Realme and our users. Realme is working towards being a democratiser of next-gen 5G technology unlocking the potential of 5G to deliver exciting new experiences for consumers globally. Realme has worked closely with Qualcomm on a variety of successful products, earlier this year, Realme GT was one of the first devices equipped with SDM888 and we are again proud to be among the first brands to bring smartphones equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778 5G chipset. The chipset will improve the performance of smartphones and will provide advanced gaming capabilities,” said Madhav Sheth, CEO of Realme India and Europe.