Qualcomm has already announced a flagship Snapdragon chipset 820, and we look forward to the first ustroystvs this chipset. But the company also does not forget about the solutions to mid-level. Today, the manufacturer introduced Snapdragon 625 chip.
Despite the low number of models in the Snapdragon 625 SoC -first 600-Series, built on energy-efficient 14nm process technology. This allows eight Cortex-A53 cores to work with a clock frequency of 2 GHz.
It is also the third line of the chip (after 650 and 652) that supports 4K-video recording (with codecs AVC and HEVC); it also supports cameras up to 24 megapixels.
In tandem with the modem X9 modem device works in networks of LTE cat. 7 with download speeds of up to 300 Mbit / s and load of 150 Mbit / s. The chipset also supports Wi-Fi ac. Other goodies include a GPU Adreno 506 Quick Charge 3.0.
The only limiting factor is the Display Support – Snapdragon processor 625 runs with permissions to 1900h1200 pixels at 60 FPS or 30 FPS at 1080p.
So, we will not see him in the flagship with a Quad HD-displays, but the average range of devices will be much better. You can expect new devices with Snapdragon 625 in the second half of this year.
Finally, Qualcomm’s noted that Snapdragon 625 uses up to 35% less energy than its predecessor Snapdragon 617, so that the whole performance will not cost you anything in terms of battery life.