Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 processor has been announced for budget-category laptops. As compared to the budget category laptop chipsets, Qualcomm claims that the Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 will offer up to 10 percent higher system performance. It is expected to feature in entry-level Windows PCs and Chromebooks.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 processor Specifications
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 is based on 8nm architecture and comes with a fan-less design. It is an Octa-core Qualcomm Kryo 468 CPU with a clock speed of up to 2.55GHz. Apart from the clock speed, the CPU specification is similar to the Snapdragon 7c which was launched back in December 2019. Coming to the display, The chipset can support up to QHD display at a 60Hz refresh rate and paired with Adreno GPU for graphics. It can be coupled with dual-channel LPDDR4x RAM, eMMC 5.1, or UFS 2.1 storage.
In terms of camera, the Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 equips with a 14-bit Qualcomm Spectra 255 image signal processor (ISP) that includes dual cameras setup of up to 16-megapixel resolution or up to a 32-megapixel single-camera setup. For video, It can support up to 10-bit colour depth video recording. For connectivity, It includes the support of Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NavIC, BeiDou, Galileo, GLONASS, QZSS, and SBAS, and Snapdragon X15 LTE modem that supports 2x20MHz downlink carrier aggregation and up to 4×4 MIMO. It offers a peak download speed of up to 600 Mbps.
In terms of audio, the Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 comes with Qualcomm Aqstic technology and Qualcomm Voice Suite audio processing for better audio output. There is also Qualcomm aptX audio playback support. The new Snapdragon chipset also supports video playback of up to 4K HDR10 and H.265 (HEVC), H.264 (AVC), and VP9 codec support.
Qualcomm has also confirmed that Lenovo is its first partner for the new Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 chipset but details about the product remain under wraps. What are your thoughts on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 processor, Do let us know your views in the comment section.