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Qualcomm leaks specs for upcoming Snapdragon processors

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 29 Apr 2011 22:31 User comments (3)

Qualcomm leaks specs for upcoming Snapdragon processors Qualcomm has leaked a presentation showing off the next generation of the Snapdragon mobile processors.
Each of the chips will be based on the smaller 28nm Krait architecture, moving down from 54nm of most current chips.

By moving to the 28nm, the new processors promise to use 47 percent less power than a current A-15 chip, with same clock speed.

The MSM8270, MSM8930, MSM8960 and the APQ8064 will all be multiple times faster than current CPUs and support "console quality gaming" graphics.

Each of the processors will be clockable to 2.5Ghz, have 3G and LTE, 3D support, 1080p video, Dolby Surround Sound 7.1 and can support camera sensors up to 20MP.

The first chip will be available later this year, with the rest available into 2012. It is unclear when the first smartphones and tablets using the chips will be released, however.

Check the rest of the slides at the source here.

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3 user comments

130.4.2011 9:54

Gahh this is why I keep on delaying to buy a phone... The specs are advancing so fast that I just don't know when to actually get one.

21.5.2011 14:49

Originally posted by 21Q:
Gahh this is why I keep on delaying to buy a phone... The specs are advancing so fast that I just don't know when to actually get one.
Quit waiting. Get an Android with a high end cpu and good dev support and your good to go. Eventually the tech will slow down, but really a high end phone should be more then sufficient for most users.

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31.5.2011 17:50

Originally posted by Xplorer4:
Originally posted by 21Q:
Gahh this is why I keep on delaying to buy a phone... The specs are advancing so fast that I just don't know when to actually get one.
Quit waiting. Get an Android with a high end cpu and good dev support and your good to go. Eventually the tech will slow down, but really a high end phone should be more then sufficient for most users.
I'm waiting more for the die down. I have an iPhone 3g so really anything is an upgrade at this point. I'm thinking about the Xperia play since the specs are pretty good, and it will likely have a lot of dev support years into its life.

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