A few years ago, quad-core processors are an integral part of the flagship smartphone. The development of technology does not stand still, today unveiled the next generation of Qualcomm processors of primary and secondary level.
Representative of the new processors for budget smartphones become Snapdragon 430 – processor with eight cores Cortex-A53 running at a clock frequency of 1.2 GHz. The chipset is equipped with an improved Adreno 505 GPU and dual-signal processor that supports 21-megapixel camera. Snapdragon 430 also supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology, which can be used to charge a smartphone up to 80% in 35 minutes. To top it all, the processor supports X6 LTE Cat. 4 and Cat. 5.
The new star of the middle segment, the Snapdragon 617, will fight directly with the MediaTek processor, since it is a chipset with eight Cortex-A53 cores that operate at a clock frequency of 1.5 GHz. The processor raises the bar not only power, but also because, as received X8 LTE-Cat modem support. 7, which is able to download at speeds up to 300 Mbit / s and upload speeds up to 100 Mbit / s. As in the case of the 430-m, the processor supports cameras up to 21 megapixels and technology Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 Fast Charge.
Snapdragon 617 will appear in smartphones this year, while models equipped with Snapdragon 430, will hit the shelves in the second quarter of next year.