This Wednesday (01), Qualcomm A new category debuted in its portfolio: a processor for portable consoles. The company announced the launch of Snapdragon G3x During the Snapdragon Tech Summit 2021, which will be held in Hawaii.
The new product brings well-known Snapdragon Elite Gaming technology to mobile devices, allowing them to play Android games, titles in the cloud, and even stream games from other consoles or computers.
Snapdragon G3x is Qualcomm’s new SoC for mobile consoles (Photo: Qualcomm)
Technically, the new chipset has an Adreno GPU to run games at 144fps and with HDR 10, while the Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 offers compatibility with Wi-Fi 6/6E, 5G mmWave and sub-6 networks. The chip supports the connection of virtual reality glasses via USB-C and also allows you to connect 4K TVs so that the console can be used as a console.
Razer Portable Console
To demonstrate the firepower of its new platform, Qualcomm has partnered with Scanner To release the so-called “Snapdragon G3x Handheld Developer Kit”, a device that will help developers and manufacturers create their own software and hardware powered by G3x.
The Razer mobile console aims to encourage other developers to use the Snapdragon G3x (Photo: Qualcomm)
The Razer model has a 6.65-inch Full HD+ OLED display with HDR10, 120Hz refresh rate, 5MP 1080p webcam and microphones, Wi-Fi 6/6E, 5G mmWave sub-6 compatibility, and Bluetooth 5.2 and 6000 mA. the battery.
This isn’t the first time Qualcomm has partnered with manufacturers to encourage the development of products integrated with their processors. In mid-May of this year, for example, a partnership with Microsoft resulted in a mini PC with ARM architecture.
* The journalist traveled to Hawaii at the invitation of Qualcomm.
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