Snapdragon 732G gaming chipset announced; POCO will launch first phone with the SoC

  • The Snapdragon 732G is equipped with Kyro 470 CPU and Adreno 618 GPU
  • The chipset enables select Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming Experience and features 4th generation Ai Engine

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 732G Mobile Platform as a successor to the Snapdragon 730G chipset from last year. The San Diego chipmaker is highlighting improvements to gaming, faster artificial intelligence (AI), and upgraded GPU and CPU performance compared to the previous generation. POCO has announced that it will be the first brand to launch a phone with Snapdragon 732G Mobile Platform and this should find its way to the Indian market.

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Snapdragon 732G is an octa-core chipset equipped with Kyro 470 processing cores with clock-speed of up to 2.3GHz. The Adreno 618 GPU on the chipset is faster than the previous-generation options. Developed on the thin 8nm fabrication process, this gaming chipset has provision for select Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming Experiences for realistic gameplay and features 4th generation Ai Engine. And like any modern smartphone chipset, it supports voice assistants and voice commands.

Complying with modern connectivity standards, Snapdragon 732G is Wi-Fi 6-ready, supports Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, and USB 3.1, among others. However, the chipset features Snapdragon X15 4G LTE modem (with up to 800Mbps downlink, up to 150Mbps uplink speeds) and doesn’t have 5G connectivity.

In the camera department, Snapdragon 732G can support a single camera of up to 192MP resolution or dual cameras of up to 22MP resolution. It also comes with support for HDR10, 4K videos, QHD+ display resolution, and Quick Charge 4+. 

Kedar Kondap, Vice President of Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies said, “Snapdragon 732G will deliver a powerful gaming experience, sophisticated on-device AI, and superior performance. We’re excited to work with POCO on the new POCO smartphone powered by the enhanced Snapdragon 732G globally.”

Manmohan Chandolu, General Manager, POCO India, said, “We believe the device will set a new benchmark in the mid-range category, completely redefining the relationship between a phone’s price and its capabilities. We’re thrilled to be working once again with Qualcomm Technologies to bring a sophisticated user experience for our users with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G Mobile Platform. We’re hoping all our fans, especially the gaming community, appreciate the offering.