Qualcomm, the company better recognized for its “Snapdragon” chips you see in majority of other handsets, has rolled out the Snapdragon 675 processor. The new chipset is target at mid and upper-range handsets. The chip focuses on enhancing the gaming, camera, and AI abilities of the handset.
The new chip is also debatably the industry-first to be made employing 11nm process. Speaking to the media in an interview, Kedar Kondap (vice president for product management at Qualcomm) claimed that the Snapdragon 675 can be defined as the heir to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 chipset that was rolled out in August 2017.
The new processor by Qualcomm has 8 Kyro 460 CPUs (almost 2 GHz), of which 2 x ARM A76 cores are high-performance cores and the others 6 x ARM A55 are for efficiency purpose. The processor includes Adreno 612, which is little bit less efficient than the Adreno 615 GPU seen in Qualcomm Snapdragon 670. It also comprises Snapdragon X12 modem that has peak download speed of almost 600 Mbps and support for almost FHD+ screen. There is also Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology integrated along with support for almost 8 GB of LPDDR4x RAM.
On a similar note, earlier Qualcomm rolled out a new processor in its latest 700 series of Snapdragon chipsets. As per Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 700 series of chipset will aim at mid-range Android handsets that are presently powering on Snapdragon 600 series processors. In the 700 series, the firm has just declared the first processor—Snapdragon 710.
The firm states that the new chip will perform better than Snapdragon 600 range and has some functions of the superior Snapdragon 800 range of chipsets. Snapdragon 710-supported Android handsets can be anticipated to make an entry later this year. The Snapdragon 710 by Qualcomm is the first mobile platform in the latest 700 series portfolio.
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