The alleged spec page for the as-yet-unannounced Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 has just been leaked, courtesy of the leaker Evan Blass. Aimed at simpler intermediate smartphones, the solution marks the arrival of Qualcomm’s new nomenclature to the segment, incorporating a series of important innovations such as 4K HDR recordings, higher resolution cameras, faster loading and a new lithograph.
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According to the datasheet, bearing model number SM6450, the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 will have clocks of up to 2.2 GHz, but the amount or configuration is not known — a strategy that Qualcomm has adopted since the announcement. of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. More technical aspects should be reserved for the official presentation, or even be completely neglected, leaving it up to the media to investigate.
Still, the expectation is that the giant will use some of the latest cores from ARM, such as the Cortex-A710 and Cortex-A510. The first point to draw attention, and which can mark a good evolution against the Snapdragon 695, is the use of a 4nm lithograph, also unspecified. As the most advanced Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 uses Samsung technology, it is expected that this will also be the case here.
Other highlights would include the aforementioned support for 4K HDR recording at 30 FPS (versus 1080P at 60 FPS of the previous generation), support for Full HD+ screens with a rate of 120 Hz, Quick Charge 4 Plus fast charging, compatibility with 108 MP cameras and slow motion recordings at up to 720P at 240 FPS. In addition, the platform would support 5G mmWave and Sub-6 networks, and would debut the fastest LPDDR5 memories among mid-range phones.
Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 could debut in November
Qualcomm unveiled its new naming system at the end of 2021, when it announced the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. Since then, the company has launched two more platforms: the lauded Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1, and the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1. The company must follow suit. renewal with the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1, but there is still no information on when the solution will be made official.
Considering the existence of the complete official sheet, this announcement could happen at any time, although it is speculated that the reveal will take place during the next Snapdragon Summit. At the event, scheduled for November 15, the company will unveil the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, a new premium platform that, according to rumors, should offer more power, but give greater focus to energy efficiency.