Brands are rushing to introduce their own handheld gaming consoles with Sony announcing its Portal Remote a handheld gaming device and Lenovo also soon launching its Legion Go. Therefore to grab the opportunity Qualcomm announced its three-tier G series chipset for portable gaming consoles.
Qualcomm Snapdragon G Series Chipset specification
|Snapdragon G Series Chip||G1 Gen 1||G2 Gen 2||G3x Gen 2|
|CPU||Kryo 8 Core CPU||Kryo 8 Core CPU||Kryo 8 Core CPU|
|GPU||Adreno A11||Adreno A21||Adreno A32|
|Connectivity||Wifi 5, Bluetooth 5||Wifi 6/6E, Bluetooth 5||Wifi 7, Bluetooth 5.3|
|Display Support||Full HD 60Hz||Full HD+ 144Hz||Full HD+ 144hz|
Qualcomm Snapdragon G1 Gen 1
According to Qualcomm Snapdragon G1 Gen 1 is built to power a fanless handheld gaming device for streaming games locally or via the cloud. Likewise, the G1 is the first Generation chipset that features Qualcomm Kryo 8 Core CPU paired with Adreno A11 GPU. And supports wireless connectivity options such as Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth 5. Moreover, the chipsets support up to Full HD 60hz Display.
Qualcomm Snapdragon G2 Gen 2
The Qualcomm Snapdragon G2 Gen 2 is a high-end chipset that is capable of delivering a premium mobile and cloud gaming experience without compromise. Moreover, the chipset also supports 5G and Wifi 6/6E with Qualcomm FastConnect 6700 mobile connectivity system. Likewise, this Chispet gets a Qualcomm Kryo 8 Core CPU paired with an Adreno A21 GPU. Whereas the chipset supports display up to Full HD+ resolution with 144Hz.
Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 2
Currently, the latest flagship handheld chipset from Qualcomm is Snapdragon G3x Gen 2 which is a successor to Qualcomm’s Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 that powered Razer Edge 5G handheld device. Whereas per Qualcomm the G-series chipset is designed to deliver devices with active cooling fans. The chipset will be also delivering desktop-level gaming features like ray tracing to create life-like reflections, shadows, and illuminations.
Moreover, the Snapdragon G3x Gen 2 comes with Kryo 8 core CPU and Adreno A32 GPU offering 30% faster CPU performance and 2 times more GPU performance than its predecessor. For connectivity, the chipset gets Wi-Fi 7, Bluetooth 5.3, and 5G support. While the chipset can handle an FHD+ resolution display at 144Hz. Likewise, Qualcomm is also boasting PCle Gen 4 SSD and stereo haptics support.
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