Qualcomm Delivers Unprecedented Accessibility to Mobile Experiences in the Value Tier with New Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 Mobile Platform


  • Packed with purpose, Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 makes impressive technologies like 5G more accessible worldwide.

  • Designed to meet consumer needs in the value tier by providing effortless multi-tasking, advanced photography and videography, and reliable connections.

  • Commercial devices are expected to be announced in the second half of 2023.

Jun 26, 2023 | San Diego| Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced the new Snapdragon® 4 Gen 2 Mobile Platform, which has been creatively engineered to make incredible mobile experiences accessible to more consumers globally. Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 provides effortless, all-day use with fast CPU speeds, sharp photography and videography, plus speedy 5G and Wi-Fi for reliable connections.

“Snapdragon – at its core – is driving innovation while meeting the demands of OEMs and the broader industry,” said Matthew Lopatka, director of product management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “With this generational advancement in the Snapdragon 4-series, consumers will have greater access to the most popular and relevant mobile features and capabilities. We optimized every aspect of the platform in order to maximize the experiences for users.”

Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 is packed with upgrades to provide better performance, optimal 5G connectivity, and richer experiences for users.

  • Performance: The first 4nm platform in the 4-series, Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 was designed to extend battery life and improve overall platform efficiency. The Qualcomm® Kryo™ CPU offers peak speeds up to 2.2 GHz and up to 10% better CPU performance1 for speedy everyday use.  Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4+ Technology can refill up to 50% of a battery in just 15 minutes, avoiding the hassle of limiting device interaction throughout the day. The platform offers support for 120fps FHD+ displays for improved clarity and smooth, seamless scrolling.
  • Camera: Razor-sharp photos and videos allow users to capture meaningful experiences. Electronic image stabilization and faster autofocus provide blur reduction for clearer images, even with moving subjects. For the first time in the 4-series, Multi Camera Temporal Filtering (MCTF) is built into the hardware – providing noise reduction for high-quality videos.
  • AI: Exciting new AI enhancements include an AI-based low-light for crisp, detailed images in dim environments. AI-enhanced background noise removal ensures users are heard clearly on calls and video during work or in a crowded environment.
  • Connectivity: Powered by the Snapdragon X61 5G Modem-RF System, Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 delivers blazing-fast speeds and support for more networks, frequencies, and bandwidths globally. Plus, our Qualcomm Wi-Fi 5 is a robust solution delivering fast, strong Wi-Fi connectivity for gaming, streaming, and more.

Key OEM brands, including Redmi and vivo, will adopt Snapdragon 4 Gen 2, with commercial devices expected to be announced in the second half of 2023. For more information regarding Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 visit here.

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