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[Update] This article is not true. I was correct to be sceptical, Qualcomm has not launched the Snapdragon 775G. They have instead launched a new affordable 5G chipset, the Snapdragon 690

A new report from Tencent’s QQ News indicates that Qualcomm may launch the Snapdragon 775G tomorrow on the 17th of June 2020.

If true, this would make an unusual departure from the Qualcomm launch cycle, their two main chipsets in the 7 and 8 series usually get launched in December during the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit in Hawaii. So, I am sceptical if this is true or not.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G

This is apparently some news about the launch

Not much is reported about the chipset but The chip will reportedly be shipped in small scale in mid-June and compared to the Snapdragon 765, the performance has reportedly been improved by 40% while the upgraded GPU is 50% better. It also features Vulkan support.

Those numbers are quite big, moving from the Snapdragon 730G to the Snapdragon 765G there was a reported 38% performance upgrade for the GPU.

New Xiaomi CC Phone

Another rumour indicated that Xiaomi is working on the Mi CC10, the successor to the Mi CC9. The rumour also tips the device to run on the unannounced Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G chipset. The phone is said to bear the internal codename “Gauguin and will be equipped with a 64MP main camera while the high-end version, possibly the CC10 Pro will have a 108MP camera. The phone is expected to be unveiled in July.

Previous Reports and SM7350 Codename

In the past, and LG phone was spotted on Geekbench with a Qualcomm ‘lito’ chipset that has a base clock speed of 1.8GHz.

It has also been rumoured the Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G is currently using the codename SM7350 which was used in the Galaxy S20 series kernel source. The SD 765G used the codename SM7250

Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G Specifications

There is no mention of any specification at all, so this is completely guess work by myself.

I would guess the most likely upgrade is a shift from the Arm Cortex A76 based CPU to the newer Cortex A77.

A statement like that is normally a given when talking about flagship chipsets, but currently, all the active 700-series chipsets are running two Arm Cortex-A76 and six Arm Cortex-A55.

As for the GPU, the obvious guess would be an Adreno 622 but has no meaning without the relative performance numbers.


I think it is unlikely Qualcomm will launch a major chipset tomorrow, they have only just refreshed the Snapdragon 765G with the Snapdragon 768G which is used on the Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition.

I guess we will find out tomorrow!

Current Qualcomm Snapdragon 700-series Specification Comparison

SoCSnapdragon 768GSnapdragon 765GSnapdragon 730GSnapdragon 720G
CPU1x Cortex A76 @ 2.8GHz1x Cortex A76 @ 2.4GHz (765G)2x Cortex-A76 @ 2.2GHz2x Cortex-A76 @ 2.3GHz
1x Cortex-A76 @ 2.4GHz1x Cortex-A76 @ 2.2GHz6x Cortex-A55 @ 1.8GHz6x Cortex-A55 @ 1.8GHz
6x Cortex-A55 @ 1.8GHz6x Cortex-A55 @ 1.8GHz
GPUAdreno 620 @ 750MHzAdreno 620 @ 625MHzAdreno 618 @ 575 MHzAdreno 618 @ 500 MHz
+15% perferformacne vs 765G+38% perf vs 730G
DSP / NPUHexagon 696Hexagon 696Hexagon 688Hexagon 688
HVX + TensorHVX + TensorHVX + TensorHVX + Tensor
(Total CPU+GPU+HVX+Tensor)(Total CPU+GPU+HVX+Tensor)
Memory Controller2x 16-bit CH2x 16-bit CH2x 16-bit CH2x 16-bit CH
@ 2133MHz LPDDR4X / 17.0GB/s@ 2133MHz LPDDR4X / 17.0GB/s@ 1866MHz LPDDR4X 14.9GB/s@ 1866MHz LPDDR4X 14.9GB/s
ISP/CameraDual 14-bit Spectra 355 ISPDual 14-bit Spectra 355 ISPDual Spectra 350 ISPDual Spectra 350 ISP
1x 192MP or 36MP with ZSL1x 192MP or 36MP with ZSL1x 36MP with ZSL1x 36MP with ZSL
2x 22MP with ZSL2x 22MP with ZSL2x 22MP with ZSL2x 22MP with ZSL
Integrated ModemSnapdragon X52 IntegratedSnapdragon X52 IntegratedSnapdragon X15 LTESnapdragon X15 LTE
(LTE Category 24/22)(LTE Category 24/22)(Category 15/13)(Category 15/13)
DL = 1200 MbpsDL = 1200 MbpsDL = 800MbpsDL = 800Mbps
4x20MHz CA, 256-QAM4x20MHz CA, 256-QAM3x20MHz CA, 256-QAM3x20MHz CA, 256-QAM
UL = 210 MbpsUL = 210 MbpsUL = 150MbpsUL = 150Mbps
2x20MHz CA, 256-QAM2x20MHz CA, 256-QAM2x20MHz CA, 64-QAM2x20MHz CA, 64-QAM
(5G NR Sub-6 4x4 100MHz(5G NR Sub-6 4x4 100MHz
+ mmWave 2x2 400MHz)+ mmWave 2x2 400MHz)
DL = 3700 MbpsDL = 3700 Mbps
UL = 1600 MbpsUL = 1600 Mbps
Fabrication ProcessSamsungSamsungSamsungSamsung
7nm EUV (7LPP)7nm EUV (7LPP)8nm (8LPP)8nm (8LPP)

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