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

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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