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[dropcap]A[/dropcap] full roadmap of Qualcomm’s  Snapdragon roadmap up till 2013 has been leaked, thanks to a PDF gotten by unknown sources.


The MSM8960, Qualcomm’s first Windows 8 certified SoC 

  • shipping in Q4 2011
  • Dual 1.5-1.7 GHz Krait/ L2 1MB
  • 2x500MHz LPDDR2
  • LTE FDD/TDD cat3(8960); DC-HSPA(8270)
  • 21HSPA+(8260A)
  • TD-SCDMA (8960, 8260A)
  • 1080p HD Video@30fps; 3D 20Mpix
  • Adreno 225 3D/2D 125M tri./sec (DX9.3)


Q3 2012  brings the MSM8930

  • one memory channel
  • lower CPU clocks 
  • less powerful GPU (Adreno 305) 

 The specifications are the following:

  • Dual 1.0-1.2GHz Krait/ L2 1MB
  • 1x533MHz LPDDR2 • 1x533MHz LPDDR2
  • LTE Cat2/DC-HSPA+ (8930)
  • 21HSPA+ (8230)
  • 1080p HD Video@30fps; 3D 12MPix
  • Adreno 305 3D 80M tri./sec (DX9.3)

The MSM8974 replaces the MSM8964/APQ8064 – launch in Q1 2013 w


  • Quad 2.0-2.5 GHz Krait/ L2 2MB
  • 2×667/800MHz LPDDR3
  • LTE Cat4, DC-HSPA+, 1xAdv/DOrA/B
  • 1080p HD Video@60fps; 30Mpix
  • Adreno 320 3D 225M tri/sec (DX9.3)


Looks like the 2GHZ chips might just arrive in time for those 2 Ghz Smart phones.

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  • pulkit1990
    December 20, 2012 at 10:46 pm

    hi bharat,
    got my nexus 4 few days back , very satisfied with s4 pro chiset. today i read news regarding tegra 4 which said tegra 4 will be 6 times as fast as tegra 3 which makes it 2 times faster then s4 pro ,so my question is that will qualcomm release more powerful chip in 2013 ro compete with all the different a15 chips coming out in 2013?

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