Qualcomm announces Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 Gaming Platform

Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 Handheld
Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 Handheld

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Along with Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3, 7c+ Gen 3 PC Platforms, Qualcomm also announced Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 gaming platform for handheld gaming devices. This chipset boasts to unite all of the Snapdragon Elite Gaming technologies into one product.

Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 gaming platform features Kryo CPU and Adreno GPU. It promises to offer a 144 fps gaming experience and 10-bit HDR graphics. The device will let you stream your favorite PC consoles and Android games from more places.

Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 Gaming Platform

The device powered by SnapdragonG3x Gen 1 gaming platform also supports external monitors and televisions up to 4K resolution at 144fps.

The platform also supports several connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6, 6E, and also 5G sub-6 GHz, and mmWave for faster speeds. The chip also enables Snapdragon Sound support that offers reduced latency when paired with compatible Snapdragon Sound-enabled earbuds. It also offers an option to connect to an XR viewer through a USB-C port. You can also use a USB-C port to connect your device with a 4K TV and play games at up to 144 FPS.

Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 Gaming Platform

Qualcomm has also partnered with Razer to showcase this gaming platform. Razer has built the first Snapdragon G3x Handheld Gaming Developer Kit.

The developer kit unit features a 6.55-inch OLED FHD+ 120Hz display with 10-bit HDR support. It also offers mmWave 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, and Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity. The device also has a 5MP webcam that records 1080p footage at 60 FPS and dual mics for streaming. The unit also has 4-way speakers and controller mapping. You also get DisplayPort-supported USB-C port for connecting XR accessories. It packs a 6,000mAh battery that supports fast charging.

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