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Qualcomm today announced a new range of mobile processors, Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630. These processors are a massive leap forward for the mid range segment and bring them at par with high end processors in few respects.

These processors bring a number of firsts to the 600 series. Both these processors are built on the highly efficient 14nm process.

Snapdragon 660

Snapdragon 660 comes with a multitude of enhancements like Qualcomm Spectra™ ISP is supported for the first time in the 600 tier, and Snapdragon X12 LTE modem for up to 600 Mbps down link speeds. It comes with Adreno 512 GPU, a first for 600 series and as a result the graphics performance of Snapdragon 660 is better than Snapdragon 653 by 30%.

 

Qualcomm-Snapdragon-660-platform

Features:

  • Process : Built on 14nm technology
  • Processor: 8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 260 CPU, Up to 2.2 Ghz
  • Kryo™ CPU with 20% better performance
  • Modem : Snapdragon X12 LTE modem for up to 600 Mbps downlink speeds
  • 2×2 MU-MIMO 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Hedxacon DSP with improved battery life
  • Antenna :TruSignal adaptive antenna technology with carrier aggregation
  • GPU :GPU performance improved by 30%
  • Camera : Upto 24 megapixels Camera support with zero shutter lag
  • Dual Camera Support :16MP + 16MP for dual cameras
  • Video :4K video capture and playback
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Fast Charging : Quick Charge 4.0, 15 minutes of charging can bring a phone’s battery up 50 percent.

 

Snapdragon 630

Snapdragon 630 is an upgrade to Snapdragon 626 . It is 10% faster than the Snapdragon 626 and it’s graphic performance is also 30% faster. Let’s have a look at what else it has to offer.

Qualcomm-Snapdragon-630-platform

Features:

  • Process :Built on 14nm technology
  • Processor : 8x ARM Cortex-A53 CPU, Up to 2.2 Ghz
  • Modem :Snapdragon X12 LTE modem
  • Antenna : TruSignal adaptive antenna technology with carrier aggregation
  • Image processor : 14-bit Qualcomm Spectra 160 ISP
  • Camera : 24 megapixels with zero shutter lag
  • Dual Camera: 13MP + 13MP for dual cameras
  • Video : 4K video capture and playback
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Fast Charging: Quick charge 4.0, 15 minutes of charging can bring a phone’s battery up 50 percent.

Over the past few years the mid range segment has witnessed massive leap in performance and these processors are a step ahead in the right direction.

Source : Qualcomm

 

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