Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 - Cortex A77 and 5G in Mid-range Smartphones. 10

Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 – Cortex A77 and 5G in Mid-range Smartphones.

Recently Qualcomm announced there newest addition to the Snapdragon 600 series, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 690. It has some significant upgrades over the previous Snapdragon 600 series SoC like it is the first 600 series with 5G capabilities and also has the newest and most powerful Cortex A77 Core in it, potentially making it better than the Snapdragon 765 in single-threaded workloads.

Check out the Detailed Specification Overview of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 690.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 Specification Table

SpecificationsQualcomm Snapdragon 690
CPU2X Kryo 560 (Cortex A77)@ 2.0GHz
6x Kryo 560 (Cortex A55)@ 1.7GHz
GPUAdreno 619L
AIHexagon 692
DisplayMax Resolution FHD+ @120Hz
HDR 10+
up to 10-bit color depth
Memory2X16 Bit
ISP/Camera SupportedSpectra 355L
48MP single / 32+16MP dual
ModemSnapdragon X51
( LTE )
Download = 1200 Mbps
Upload = 210 Mbps
( 5G NR Sub-6 )
Download = 2500 Mbps
Upload = 1200 Mbps
ConnectivityWiFi 6 Ready
Bluetooth 5.1

Specification Details


Just like any other mid-range SoC, Snapdragon 690 also has two big + 6 small core’s
the 2 Performance cores are 2.0GHz Kyro 560 (Cortex A77) Cores, and the 6 Effeciency cores are 1.7GHz Kyro 560(Cortex A55) Cores.
The Cortex A77 is the newest core from the Cortex, and also the most powerful core from Cortex, so the expected performance is excellent from this SoC.


Snapdragon 690 has Adreno 619L as its GPU, its s new GPU, and according to Qualcomm, it will be faster than the GPU of Snapdragon 720G and 730G.


For AI Snapdragon 690 has various features like
2x Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Vector eXtensions (HVX), Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Tensor Accelerator, Qualcomm® Sensing Hub, Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Scalar Accelerator, 
The AI Processors used is Qualcomm Hexagon 692 Processor.


ISP Used by the Snapdragon 690 is Spectra 355L, it is capable of upto 48MP(MFNR) and 192MP in the RAW lens in a single-camera setup and 32+16MP(ZSL) lens in dual camera setup.


 2 x 16-bit LPDDR4X memory at up to 2133MHz, with a maximum of up to 8GB RAM.


Snapdragon 690

Snapdragon 690 can support a Max Resolution of up to FHD+ @120Hz
with HDR 10 and HDR10+ support, and also it can have up to 10-bit color depth.


It has the Snapdragon X51 5G Modem
( LTE Speeds )
Download = 1200 Mbps
Upload = 210 Mbps
( 5G NR Sub-6 Speeds )
Download = 2500 Mbps
Upload = 1200 Mbps.


It is WiFi 6 Ready and has Bluetooth 5.1, also has NFC Support.


Snapdragon 690
Snapdragon 690
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