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Qualcomm Snapdragon 635, Snapdragon 630 May Arrive With Snapdragon 660 On May 9 In China

May 05, 2017 03:32 PM EDT


Qualcomm recently sent out invitations in China for the launch of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor. Now, there are fresh tips directly coming from China suggesting that the company will announce Snapdragon 630 and 635 processors along with 660 SoC.

According to GSMArena, Qualcomm will be hosting an event on May 8/9 in China. The chipmaker will launch the Snapdragon 660 processor in the event. It is reported that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 is almost similar to the Snapdragon 652 processor but with better efficiency and performance.

It is reported that the very famous and reliable tipster Roland Quandt when tweeted "I think you'll like what Qualcomm wants to show you on May 8/9, if you liked what they did with the SD65x and SD625," then another tipster known as @mmddj_china replied that the Snapdragon 660 SoC might arrive with Snapdragon 630 and 635 chipsets. There are no details yet about the Snapdragon 630 and 635 SoCs.

According to Gadgets 360, Qualcomm has launched amazing processors every year and it was the Snapdragon 835 processor with the 10nm technology, which was indeed made in collaboration with Samsung. There are no much details about the Snapdragon 630 and 635 SoCs. However, few details with respect to the Snapdragon 660 SoC are known.

It is reported that the Snapdragon 660 will be manufactured by using Samsung's 14nm FinFet process. In addition, it will be octa-core processor either with the same Kryo 280 cores, which is available with the latest Snapdragon 835 processor or with a combination of Cortex-A73 and A53 cores.

 It is reported that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC will have support for UFS 2.1 storage, LTE Cat.10, camera up to 24MP resolution and have two LPDDR4 RAMs clocked at 1866MHz. Qualcomm is rumored to announce Adreno 512 GPU for better graphics in the mid-range smartphones.

The Snapdragon 660 SoC is said to enter the mass production in the second quarter of 2017. The smartphones that are speculated to feature the upcoming Snapdragon 660 processor are the handsets from Oppo, Samsung, and Vivo. Qualcomm has not confirmed the arrival of Snapdragon 630 and 635 processors. Stay tuned for more updates.


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