Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 480 chipset brings 5G to the masses

We’re barely into the first few days of 2021 and Qualcomm has already revealed a new chipset, the Snapdragon 480. Given the low number on that, it’s easy to guess that it’s made for cheaper smartphones even without looking at the official specs announced today.

What makes the Snapdragon 480 interesting is the fact that it’s equipped with . According to , its new chipset features the Snapdragon X51 5G modem, which supports mmWave and Sub-6 GHz 5G band. Also, the chipset offers multi-gigabit 5G connections to enable blazing-fast uploads and downloads.

Performance-wise, the Snapdragon …
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