Budget phones keep getting better and faster. Snapdragon 430 and 435 made a real impact on the budget smartphone segment with phones like Xiaomi Redmi 4X and Nokia 5. Providing fast performance and good graphics for customers on a budget, but not willing to compromise. Qualcomm continues to push the budget phone limits with Snapdragon 450! Faster, smaller and cheaper to produce this new 14nm, 1.8GHz Octa-Core monster is something we can’t wait to see hit the market.
First of all, having 14nm chips within budget price is a dream come true for power users. Not only will SD450 be much smaller than its predecessor, but improve all stats by 25%!
With Adreno 506 graphics like Snapdragon 625 your budget mobile will know excel in FHD gaming, not only HD. Bringing more FPS and reduces power usage and heat!
Snapdragon 450 also benefits from a much better ISP supporting dual cams and better image processing quality. Most noteworthy, Qualcomm finally unleashed the full USB 3.0 potential inside their budget chips. No more waiting 15+ minutes for large files like movies and pictures to transfer thanks to true USB 3.0 speed.
With added USB 3.0, comes Quick Charge 3.0. You will now be able to fully charge your 100$ phone in just under 1 hour! Qualcomm basically underclocked Snapdragon 625 and pushed it to the budget market with amazing value.
Snapdragon 450 powered Xiaomi Redmi 5 Comin Soon?
With Xiaomi Redmi series always featuring the latest Qualcomm budget chips, we could be seeing Xiaomi Redmi 5 powered by Snapdragon 450 soon. Sources claim Xiaomi is working hard on producing another budget killer like Redmi 4X.
Xiaomi could really produce a killer device with Dual-Cams, Quick Charge 3.0 and USB 3.0 all for ~100$! I would definitely buy one! How about you? Would you like to see Snapdragon 450 powered Redmi 5?
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