Qualcomm Teases Dual-Core Snapdragon

Posted: Jun 1 2010, 1:03pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 9:26pm CDT, in News | Technology News


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The 1 GHz Snapdragon processor was a revelation when it first launched. Now Qualcomm promises to change mobile computing again with a dual-core Snapdragon processor. They showed their third-generation Snapdragon chipsets off at Computex. Only potential customers were able to get a close look.

Supposedly, these chipsets can run as fast as 1.2 GHz and pack in GPS, a 2D/3D acellerated GPU, 1080p video encoding/decoding, 24-bit WXGA, resolutions of up to 1,280x800. The MSM8260 version supports HSPA+, while the MSM8660 supports HSPA+ and 1xEV-DO Rev. B. Faster versions of this chip could be out in tablets and netbooks by the end of the year.

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