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Qualcomm has launched its new chipset Snapdragon 450  at the MWC 2017 event currently being held at Shanghai China.

The new Snapdragon 450 is an upgrade to Snapdragon 435 and is developed for mid-range phones. It comes with some state-of-the-art improvements that will empower budgeted device manufacturers to increase quality of their handsets.

Qualcomm is offering a 14nm FinFET development technology that has improved the device standards in the following areas:

Seamless Performance

Snapdragon 450 is a quality-oriented chip-set that is making an impact in the market. The device offers top notch performance to the end user at an affordable price.

Qualcomm claims that the technical upgrades in the CPU will lead to 25 percent better performance when compared to the previous version of  Snapdragon 435.

Longer Battery Life

One of the noteworthy areas of upgrade is in the power consumption in which the Snapdragon 450 can provide an extra four hours of battery life in everyday conditions.

Qualcomm offered a special 30 percent decrement in power utilization when it was tested on gaming apps.

The latest Snapdragon 450 will be equipped with Qualcomm’s Rapid Charge 3.0 technology so even economical phones will obtain advantage from rapid charging chipset.

Camera Enhancement

The newly launched chip comes with advanced camera and multimedia technology. When it comes to cameras, the Snapdragon 450 offers synchronized Bokeh processing.

It can empower the phone’s dual cameras with 13MP for both lens or camera with 21MP resolution for individual lens.

Phone manufacturers will also be offered an opportunity to utilize slow speed video recording because of the built in technology that can enable 60 frames per second 1080 pixels resolutions.

The users can also look forward to High Definition displays because of the Snapdragon 450 offers resolutions leading to 1920 X 1200 ppi.


Conclusively, the latest Snapdragon 450 is equipped with plenty of connectivity attributed enhancements all because of the incorporation of the Snapdragon X9 LTE modem. The phones will be enabled to reach top speeds ranging between 150 Mbps and 300 Mbps.

The chip-set will allow the identification of numerous amounts of network carriers and MU-MIMO technology support. Qualcomm has also announced that Snapdragon 450 will offer USB 3.0 high speed connectivity that is a milestone feature in economically priced devices in their brand.

The end user can expect to obtain the first phones with the Snapdragon 450 chipset in the next quarter of 2017.

The Qualcomm is also popular for introducing a high power Snapdragon 835 chip, which was recently featured in the newly launched Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.

Reportedly, the next flagship smartphone of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will feature the most powerful Snapdragon 845 chipset, making it the most powerful phone.

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