Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 And 630 Chipsets Announced:

Posted: May 14 2017, 11:30am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 and 630 Chipsets Announced:

Qualcomm’s invitation to their official announcement of Snapdragon 660, successor to Snapdragon 653, also welcomed the successor of Snapdragon 626 as a surprise guest, the Snapdragon 630 chipset. The snapdragon 660 is just filled to the brim with goodies.

In in-depth detail would unveil that Snapdragon 660 is structured using the 14-nanometer technology, and packs 8 Kyro 260 cores powering a clock speed of 2.2 giga hertz.

The Kyro processing cores are rated to be 20% faster than the cores of SD653. While the graphics processor of SD660, the Adreno 512, is rated at a performance which is 30% better than its predecessor, the Adreno 510.

Snapdragon X12 LTE modems, WiFi 802.11 ac, 2x2 MIMO, Qualcomm TruSignal antenna tuning setup, improved WiFi and data peak speeds maxing out on 867 Mbps and 600 mbps respectively, all are loaded inside the newly launched chipset.

That’s not all, a Bluletooth 5.0 will power Snapdragon 660’s connectivity. 4K video-taping and QHD display resolutions will be achievable by Snapdragon. Snapdragon 630 on the other hand, is a slightly less-featured chipset, but I definitely a faster SoC than Snapdragon 626.

Instead of Kyro, Snapdragon 630 chipset features the ARM Cortex-A53 cores in a set of eight, with 2.2 GHZ clock speed. Adreno 508 GPU used in Snapdragon 630 makes its graphics processing 30% faster than the graphics performance of Snapdragon 626.

Other features include QuickCharge 4.0, Qualcomm Spectra 160 ISP, 1080p display power, 4K video-taping, Bluetooth 5.0, Snapdragon X12 LTE modem, and much more.

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