Qualcomm recently unveiled the Snapdragon 675 as manufacturers start to focus on mid range smartphones. Samsung, according to a tweet by an industry insider, will reportedly unveil a mid-range phone which will feature a Snapdragon 710 chipset. The company has used the 660 chipset before but never a 710. If they do end up using it, this phone will be Samsung’s most expensive mid-range smartphone yet. Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 675 features an Adreno 612 GPU while the 710 has an Adreno 616 GPU. There are a lot of similarities in the two chipsets. This includes support for Quick Charge 4+, Bluetooth 5.0 and a Hexagon 685 Digital Signal Processor.
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The specifications of a new Samsung A9 (SM-A9000) showed up on Geekbench and it looks like this new handset will arrive with a Snapdragon 620 SoC(MSM8976). Other features include a dual quad-core CPU, Cortex-A72 cores along with Cortex-A53. The chip is said to be geared towards single core performance with a score of 1446 while the multi core score was 4134. The device can also be expected to arrive with a 3GB of RAM and run on the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop version.
The specifications of this device had earlier also appeared on An Tu Tu and match the specifications shown on GeekBench. [...]