Qualcomm Snapdragon 712

Qualcomm launches new processor Snapdragon 712 for mid-range smartphones

Qualcomm Snapdragon 712

08 February 2019, India:

Qualcomm has launched a new processor for mid-range smartphones – Snapdragon 712. This processor is the successor of Snapdragon 710.

The Snapdragon 712 is built on a 10 nm design like it’s predecessor Snapdragon 710. The processor is has eight Qualcomm® Kryo™ 360 CPU cores. The CPU is clocked at 2.3 GHz.

The new Snapdragon 712 has Qualcomm Adreno 616 GPU for graphical tasks. It has Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 685 Vector Processor DSP.

The company claims that Snapdragon 712 provides up to a 10 percent increase in performance over Snapdragon 710, providing elevated multimedia and other mobile experiences that are as technologically advanced as they are efficient and affordable.

The Snapdragon 712 has Snapdragon X15 LTE Modem, which lets you connect quickly and enjoy lightning-fast speeds. Designed to tap into several enhanced 4G LTE features and with support for 4×4 MIMO and License-Assisted Access (LAA).

The Snapdragon 712 has Tri-band Wi-Fi: 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz with Dual Band Simultaneous (DBS) + 60 GHz.

The new processor supports Quick Charge 4+ tech.

Let’s take a look on specs of Snapdragon 712:

Qualcomm® Artificial Intelligence Engine

CPU: Qualcomm® Kryo™ 360 CPU

GPU: Qualcomm® Adreno™ 616 GPU

DSP: Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 685 Vector Processor


CPU Clock Speed: Up to 2.3 GHz

CPU Cores: 8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 360 CPU

CPU Bit Architecture: 64-bit


Process Technology: 10 nm


DSP Technology: Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 685 DSP, Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Vector eXtensions (HVX), Qualcomm All-Ways Aware™ technology

Cellular Modem

Modem Name: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X15 LTE modem

Multi SIM: LTE Dual SIM

Next-generation Calling Services: VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G, Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) with LTE call continuity, HD and Ultra HD Voice (EVS)

LTE Category

Downlink LTE Category: LTE Category 15 (downlink)

Uplink LTE Category: LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Downlink Features

Downlink Carrier Aggregation: 3×20 MHz carrier aggregation

Downlink LTE MIMO: Up to 4×4 MIMO on two carriers

Downlink QAM: Up to 256-QAM

LTE Uplink Features

Uplink Technology: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

Uplink Carrier Aggregation: 2×20 MHz carrier aggregation

Uplink QAM: Up to 64-QAM

LTE Speed

LTE Peak Download Speed: 800 Mbps

LTE Peak Upload Speed: 150 Mbps

Cellular Technology


LTE Technology: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ All Mode, LTE FDD, LTE TDD, LTE Broadcast


Wi-Fi Standards: 802.11ac Wave 2, 802.11a/b/g, 802.11n

Wi-Fi Spectral Bands: 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, 60 GHz

Channel Utilization: 20/40/80/160 MHz

MIMO Configuration: 2×2 (2-stream)

Peak QAM: 256 QAM

Wi-Fi Features: MU-MIMO, Dual-band simultaneous (DBS)


Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 5.0


Satellite Systems Support: GPS, QZSS, GLONASS, SBAS, Beidou, Galileo


Near Field Communications: Supported


RFFE: Qualcomm® Signal Boost adaptive antenna tuning, High-power transmit (HPUE)


USB Version: USB 3.1, USB-C


Image Signal Processor: Qualcomm Spectra™ 250 image signal processor, 2x Image Signal Processor (ISP), 14-bit

Megapixel Support: Up to 20 MP dual camera, Up to 32 MP single camera

Video Capture: Rec. 2020 color gamut video capture, UltraHD Video Capture, Up to 10-bit color depth video capture


Codec Support: H.265 (HEVC), H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9


Maximum On-Device Display Support: Quad HD+, HDR10, 3360×1440

Maximum External Display Support: Up to 4K

HDR: 10-bit color depth, Rec 2020 color gamut

General Audio

Audio Technology: Qualcomm TrueWireless™ Stereo Plus technology, Qualcomm® Broadcast Audio technology, Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology, Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology

Qualcomm® aptX™ playback support: aptX Classic, aptX HD

Audio Playback

PCM, Playback: Up to 384kHz/32bit


GPU Name: Qualcomm® Adreno™ 616 GPU

API Support: OpenCL™ 2.0 Full, DirectX 12, OpenGL® ES 3.2, Vulkan® 1.0


Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ Support: Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4+ technology

Security Support

Security Features: Qualcomm® Mobile Security, Qualcomm® Processor Security, Qualcomm® Content Protection

(Source – Qualcomm)