Snapdragon 712 debuts with all the premium features of SD 710 S0C, but adds a performance boost to become the latest “powerhouse for gaming and beyond.” The new chip is built on the same 10-nm process while kryo 360 CPU, Adreno 616 GPU, Hexagon 685 DSP, all remained unchanged.
While the Snapdragon 712 integrates almost the same features with SD 710, the most notable difference is the frequency at which the new chip runs. It runs 2.3GHz unlike the 2.2GHz achievable on SD 710 Soc. The Adreno 616 GPU is The designed to bring console-like gaming on the mobile platform and overwhelming movie experience on your smartphone.
Snapdragon 712 Soc, like the SD 710, retains Qualcomm X15 LTE modem. It lets you connect quickly and also ensures fast internet connectivity by integrating Cat.15 downlink and Cat.13 uplink. The maximum peak download speed is 800Mbps and 150Mbps upload speed.
Behind the camera performance is Qualcomm Spectra ISP 250, which according to Qualcomm “pushes boundaries for the camera and multimedia playbacks.” It supports 10 bits of color depth and can capture breathtaking shots, while 4K videos are achievable. Meanwhile, the camera can only go 20MP dual camera and a single 32MP shooter.
Qualcomm 712, not forgetting what matters most, optimize battery life, to make sure you stay longer on just a single charge. While its designed to help balance task performed on a mobile device, maintain low thermal for seamless operations, it also supports Quick Charge 4+. According to Qualcomm, the tech, brings your battery to 50% from 0 in just 15 minutes.
The Snapdragon 712 is more like a mere upgrade of the SD 710 with almost the same premium features. The latter, however, comes with improved performance, about 10% compared to the former. Depending on what a mobile phone does for you, Snapdragon 712 will always maintain peak performance.
List of snapdragon 712 phones
Xiaomi MI 9 SE
Xiaomi MI 9 SE becomes the first device on our list of Snapdragon 712 phones, after the official unveiling by Xiaomi CEO, Lei Junas. The devices revolves around a 5.97-inch AMOLED display with a waterdrop notch, which is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
Meanwhile, paired with the SD 712 SoC is a 6GB RAM and 64/128GB non-expandable internal storage. The battery capacity is 3070mAh and supports up to 18W fast charging via USB-C port, that also serves as the headphone jack.
The Xiaomi MI 9 SE like the MI 9 has a triple camera arrangement. It includes a 48MP main shooter, 12MP ultrawide lens, and an 8MP telephoto sensor. On the front notch is a 20MP selfie snapper.
List of Snapdragon 712 phones
|Xiaomi MI 9 SE||6GB/128GB||$300|