At Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017, announced a host of new offerings, the most notable being the Snapdragon 450 Mobile Platform meant for mid-range smartphones and tablets. The chip brings upgrades over the Snapdragon 435 SoC in terms of battery life, imaging, and gaming performance as well.
WHATS NEW IN SNAPDRAGON 450
The snapdragon 450 is The Upgraded version of The snapdragon 430 SoC in terms of battery life, imaging, and gaming performance as well.The new chipset features eight Cortex-A53 cores and promises a 25% boost in processing speed over the incumbent S435 chip. It also moves to the Adreno 506 GPU, which will offer a 25% boost in gaming performance.
Starting with the new Snapdragon 450 Mobile Platform, the SoC sports an octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU chips built on the 14nm FinFET process that results in 25 percent increase in compute performance compared to its predecessor Snapdragon 435. Additionally, the integrated Adreno 506 GPU delivers a 25 percent increase in graphics performance over the Snapdragon 435. The Snapdragon 450 is claimed to offer up to 4 hours more battery life than its predecessor as well as up to a 30 percent reduction in power consumption when gaming. It supports LTE Cat. 6 connectivity with its Snapdragon X9 LTE modem, up to full-HD+ (1440×2160 pixels) resolution, USB 3.0, and Quick Charge 3.0 (zero to 80 percent in about 35 minutes) as well. It also comes with support for a large number of mobile networks with Snapdragon All Mode, and 802.11ac with MU-MIMO support.
Qualcomm also notes that this is the first chip in the Snapdragon 400 Mobile Platform tier to support real-time Bokeh.
COMPARISION OVER SNAPDRAGON 435 VS 450 Vs 625
The 450 could also boost your photography game, as Qualcomm says it’s the first time its 400-range of processors supports real-time Bokeh, which is the ability to blur the background of a photo in real time. This lets you to see just how your photo will turn out before you hit the shutter button.
Other specs include LTE CAT 6 support, four hours more battery time compared with the Snapdragon 435, Quick Charge 3.0, USB 3.0 and support for FHD+ displays (that’s 2,160×1,440 pixels).
xpect companies especially from Chinese brands such as Xiaomi, Vivo, and Oppo to take advantage of the Snapdragon 450 and launch mid-range smartphones packed with features And Price Range Nearly From $200 USD.