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Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon G Chipsets for Mobile Gaming

Qualcomm has introduced its latest line of mobile chipsets, the Snapdragon G series, designed specifically for gaming. The lineup includes three new chips: the Snapdragon G3x Gen 2, the Snapdragon G2, and the Snapdragon G1. The top-of-the-line Snapdragon G3x Gen 2 offers significant improvements in CPU and GPU performance compared to its predecessor. It features an 8-core Kryo CPU, an Adreno A32 GPU, and supports 144Hz refresh rates, hardware-based ray tracing, and 5G cellular connectivity. The Snapdragon G2 is intended for broader Android gaming, while the Snapdragon G1 is primarily for streaming games.

Qualcomm envisions the Snapdragon G chipsets being used in dedicated Android-based mobile gaming devices. To showcase this, the company has developed a Snapdragon G3x Gen 2 Handheld Gaming Reference Design device, which serves as a technical example for OEMs to design and produce consumer products. Several manufacturers, including AyaNeo, Huaqin, Inventec, and Thundercomm, are collaborating with Qualcomm to produce consumer devices that will utilize the Snapdragon G chips.

While no specific products using the Snapdragon G chipsets have been announced yet, these new chipsets offer enhanced CPU and GPU performance, high refresh rates, and advanced connectivity features, making them ideal for gaming on mobile devices. With the growing popularity of mobile gaming, Qualcomm's Snapdragon G chipsets are poised to provide a more immersive and high-performance gaming experience on Android devices.

– Qualcomm Snapdragon G chipsets for gaming unveiled at Gamescom. (2022, September 1). Retrieved from [source] – Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon G gaming chipsets targeting Android gaming devices. (2022, September 1). Retrieved from [source]