Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 665, 730 and 730G (built for gaming)

Qualcomm has announced its upcoming Mobile Platform which they claim is built for the next-gen experience. The primary focus seems to be on Camera, AI, and Gaming. Qualcomm is looking at a considerable growth rate when it comes to gaming. The expectation is so much that we have a dedicated processor which exclusive for online gaming. Let’s take a look at the key features of Snapdragon 665 730 and 730G.

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 665, 730 and 730G (built for gaming)

  • Snapdragon 665 for mid-range devices
  • Snapdragon 730 G for Online Gaming
  • and Snapdragon 730.

Key Enhancements of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Platform

I am sure we will see many more devices adopting Snapdragon 665, and the triple camera setup is going to become a standard with a 48 MP sensor.

On-device AI

  • 2X faster AI processing
  • Hexagon Vector eXtensions
  • Hexagon 686 Processor Performance


  • Vulkan 1.1 20% power savings
  • Adreno 610 GPU


  • 48-megapixel snapshots
  • Triple-camera support
  • Qualcomm Spectra 165 ISP


  • Up to 600 Mbps DL
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • X12 LTE modem

Key Enhancements of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G Platform

I am guessing it is the first time Qualcomm has built a processor just for gaming. The 730G is here to drive the 90% growth expected in Mobile gaming platform. The Snapdragon 730 & 730G share the same DNA, except for the enhancements built for 730G.

Snapdragon 730 G Special Features:

  1. Up to 15% faster graphics rendering over the Snapdragon 730. Adreno 618 GPU is overclocked on G version.
  2. Qualcomm has collaborated with Studios to optimize games according to 730G
  3. Supports 1 billion shades of color for true HDR gaming
  4. When mobile games produce jank or stutter it takes the player out of the action, Qualcomm Technologies has helped solve for this by reducing janks by up to 90% in games running at 30fps with the Jank Reducer feature
  5. Anti-Cheating Extensions help keep gamers on the same level playing field.
  6. Wi-Fi latency manager optimizes network settings and Wi-Fi configurations to support
    efficient online gaming and provide smooth, fast gameplay.

On-device AI

  • 2X faster AI processing
  • Hexagon Tensor Accelerator
  • Hexagon 688 Processor


  • 35% leap in CPU performance
  • 8nm process
  • Kryo 470 CPU


  • Computer vision ISP
  • 4K HDR Video Portrait mode
  • HD slo-mo at 960 fps
  • Qualcomm Spectra 350 ISP


  • Up to 800 Mbps DL
  • Wi-Fi 6 ready
  • X15 LTE modem
Ashish Mohta
A die-hard fan of Windows, PC Gaming, and Xbox. He is a seasoned content writer with over 15 years of experience in the industry. He is a specialist in writing about Windows, software reviews, troubleshooting Windows, and automation.


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