Qualcomm the biggest smartphone chip maker within world has just disclosed two new midrange processors, Snapdragon 660 & 630. Conventionally, Qualcomm classifies its chipsets in 4 most famous series: The 8xx series set aside for high-end or flagship smartphones. 6xx series intended for the mid-range and high-end smartphones, 4xx for the low end also 2xx for entry level phones.
Deteriorating in the mid-range category the new Snapdragon 630 and 660 promise visible upgrades compared to their predecessors. Snapdragon 630 succeeds the 626 while Snapdragon 660 follows up on the 653. The progress is fairly on edge. The 660 develops upon the 653’s CPU by 20%. Also, it’s GPU by 30%.
Qualcomm Discloses Extraordinary Performing Snapdragon 660 & 630
The Snapdragon 630 is 10% improved than the 625 regarding CPU performance and 30% enhanced in GPU enactment. It wouldn’t translate into a big difference in real world performance. However, you could see a slightly improved FPS count for some of the games.
Together Snapdragon 630 and 660 are made-up on a 14nm procedure and support 4K video playback. Furthermore, they use Spectra ISP camera, out with the Snapdragon 820, promising enhanced camera performance and picture quality in overall. The 660, in specific, will see better visual and audio processing the Hexagon 680 DSP.
A couple of chips feature the Snapdragon X12 LTE Modem together with an RF transceiver bring about to 600Mbps download speeds. Snapdragon 660 features 2×2 MU-MIMO 802.11ac Wi-Fi too. Qualcomm said that these upgrades would help the phone’s communication through brick or concrete walls. These chipsets assure good signals.
Charge Your Smartphone in 30 minutes
The company’s proprietary Fast Charge 4.0 will be presented on these chips as well. It allows you to charge your phone over 50% in just 15 minutes, as said by Qualcomm. Bluetooth 5 support likewise confirmed along with the “Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine SDK”. Designers can fiddle with neural networks and machine learning by this engine. Smartphone manufacturers will declare phones with featuring these chipsets in the upcoming months.