Qualcomm announced 3 Smartphone SoC's along with a new platform for wearables called as the Snapdragon Wear.
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The chip in the recently announced range is the Snapdragon Wear 2100. The chip has brought many significant changes.
The newly announced Snapdragon Wear 2100 is 30% smaller in physical size than the previous Snapdragon 400.
It allows more compact design and thinner wearables. As compared to the old model, it also provides with 25% better power efficiency.
The Snapdragon Wear 2100 chipset has a quad-core Cortex-A7 CPU clocked at up to 1.2GHz.
The GPU under-the-hood is Adreno 304 GPU, which has already powered some of the 200-series chips.
S2100 can power displays up to 640x480 pixels at up to 60Hz. As for the chip, two separate versions will be available.
One of the renditions will be tethered (Bluetooth/Wi-Fi only) and the other one will be connected, with full 2G/3G/LTE cellular connectivity.
Moreover, the chip also supports NFC and GPS. It also comes with Quick Charge 2.0 capabilities. LG also announced its deal with the company.
The VP of wearables branch, David Yoon said that it is already working on new Smartwatches.
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Other wearables are also expected to be launch by the end of this year.