July 28, 2014

Qualcomm adds Snapdragon 808, 810 to upper echelon of mobile processors

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Qualcomm on Monday announced two new members of the Snapdragon family of mobile processors. The Snapdragon 808 and 810 CPUs are both 64-bit, LTE-Advanced chips that use 20nm processing. Qualcomm indicates the two chipsets can support theoretical download speeds of up to 300Mbps.

The Snapdragon 808 uses a dual-A57 and quad-A53 configuration, includes Adreno 418 GPU, and supports 2K displays. The Snapdragon 810 uses a quad-core A57 and quad-core A53 configuration, includes a new Adreno 430, supports 4K video capture, and an image sensor up to 55-megapixels.

Qualcomm says the new processors will sample during the second half of 2014 with the consumer devices arriving in the first half of 2015.

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