Qualcomm Brings Out New Processors in the Snapdragon 600 and 400 Series
One of the most trusted makers of smartphone chipsets, Qualcomm has launched four new processors for smartphones. These processors are part of the company’s Snapdragon 600 and 400 series.
The processors will help to broaden the reach of LTE capabilities of devices in the mid and the affordable range of smartphones. In the 600 series, Qualcomm has unveiled the Snapdragon 620 and 618. These chips are integrated with 64-bit ARM Cortex A-72 CPUs and the new X8 LTE modem. The company says that with these launches, the mid-range segment of the handsets will get functionalities that were only available on the top tier 800 series.
Qualcomm has also introduced Snapdragon 425 and 415 in the 400 series. These will be the first octa-core chipsets in the 400 series. The Snapdragon 425 will be clocked at 1.7GHz, whereas the 415 is clocked at 1.4GHz.
These chipsets will provide higher value to the cost-conscious consumers. Qualcomm also says that these processors will offer higher volume. The 415 is expected to show up in the devices launched in the first half of this year, while the rest might be seen in the later part of the year.