Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 Mobile Platform with 15% Better CPU Performance, 50% Better GPU Performance, and 60% Improved AI Performance per Watt

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Qualcomm has announced that HONOR and vivo will be two of the first OEMs to adopt its new Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 mobile platform, with the first device expected to be announced this month.

Here’s what Qualcomm has to say about the new platform, which is said to provide remarkable performance and power efficiency with first-in-tier features, including up to 15% faster CPU performance and 15% better CPU performance, as noted in an infographic that Qualcomm shared:

The upgraded platform delivers across-the-board advancements to ignite on-device AI, fan-favorite mobile gaming, a creativity-charged camera and powerful 5G connectivity. The new platform is fully equipped to enable exciting new use-cases including up to 2.63GHz peak CPU speeds, over 50% faster GPU performance, and 60% improved AI performance per watt while still delivering incredible power efficiency.

“Intelligently designed to balance performance and power efficiency, the Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 Mobile Platform delivers a selection of premium experiences that are brand new to the Snapdragon 7-series,” said Christopher Patrick, senior vice president and general manager of mobile handsets, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “By working closely with our OEM partners, we’re able to help make the next generation of in-demand features, such as enhanced AI and extraordinary camera capabilities, more widely accessible to consumers.”

The specification sheet for Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 mobile platform can be found here.

Qualcomm currently hosts four families of Snapdragon chips, including the Snapdragon 8, a flagship platform that powers some of today’s more premium smartphones, including the Samsung Galaxy S23 and Moto Edge+.

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