Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon G Series

Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon G Series

Qualcomm announced the all-new Snapdragon G Series handheld gaming portfolio, built to meet the unique performance and feature demands of dedicated gaming devices. The new series unlocks a range of options for playing the most sought-after games, offering boundless ways to play virtually any game anywhere.

Snapdragon G1 is designed to power fanless handheld gaming devices for game streaming, whether local or via the cloud. It is focused on lag-free connectivity and battery life, so players can stream their favorite console and PC games at the best possible quality for longer periods. The first member of the family is the Snapdragon G1 Gen 1 Platform, which has a Kryo CPU (8 Core) paired with the Adreno A11 GPU to enable high-quality handheld game-streaming devices.

Snapdragon G2 is built to unlock full-featured mobile and cloud gaming, with a highly optimized processor and cutting-edge 5G and Wi-Fi 6/6E from FastConnect 6700 Mobile Connectivity System. The first product in this tier is the Snapdragon G2 Gen 1 Platform, which delivers premium mobile and cloud gaming titles virtually anywhere, without compromise. Featuring the latest Kryo CPU (8 Core), a gaming-optimized Adreno A21 GPU, and the Snapdragon X62 5G Modem-RF System, the platform allows gamers to explore everything that mobile and cloud gaming has to offer.

Snapdragon G3 is the flagship tier, purpose-built for enthusiast features and performance. The Snapdragon G3x Gen 2 Platform is the newest product in the enthusiast-class G3 Series. It has a Kryo CPU (8 Core) and Adreno A32 GPU offering over 30% faster CPU performance and a 2x faster GPU performance compared to its predecessor. The platform brings multi-generational performance improvements paired with high-end gaming features, including hardware-accelerated ray tracing, game super-resolution, XR glass tethering, low-latency premium Bluetooth audio with Snapdragon Sound Technology Suite and the most responsive wireless speeds via Wi-Fi 7 High-Band Simultaneous (HBS) as well as 5G sub-6 and mmWave.

“Dedicated handheld gaming devices are the best way to experience mobile games. But gamers want to be able to play all their favorite games across devices and ecosystems, be it their console, PC, or on a cloud service” said Mithun Chandrasekhar, senior director of product management at Qualcomm. “The new generation of Snapdragon G Series powered devices will be the best place for gamers to play their favorite titles, offering them the ability to choose from the cloud, console, Android, or PC while on the go.”