Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 610 and 615 processors

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 610 and 615 processors

The famous smartphone chip maker Qualcomm has presented two new 64-bit processors for smartphones at the on-going MWC 2014. The models are called Snapdragon 610 and Snapdragon 615 and come with Adreno 405 graphics as well as support for DirectX 11.2 and OpenGL ES3.0.

Despite the different names both chips share quite a bit of the hardware they come with. They support Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, LTE, HSPA+, CDMA and TD-SCDMA. The only difference is in the number of cores – the Snapdragon 610 has four cores on the ARM Cortex-A53 architecture, while the Snapdragon 615 has eight of them. There is no word on operating frequencies though.

First shipments of the new processors will take place in Q3 2014 and devices based on both chips should appear by the end of 2014.

Source: Qualcomm

Related posts

Fujifilm develops material that turns glass into screen

Fujifilm develops material that turns glass into screen

Scientists working for the Japanese company Fujifilm have developed a new type of material that reflects certain light waves and passes others. The new material can also be used on glass instantly turning it into a projection screen. The material is known as Wavista and was first unveiled at...

Samsung unveils the Gear S3 smartwatch

Samsung unveils the Gear S3 smartwatch

The world of smartwatches has welcomed a new member called Gear S3. The device comes from the tech giant Samsung and packs some interesting new features as well as improved hardware. Strangely enough, the new Gear S3 will not retire last year’s Gear S2 model. Instead the older smartwatch will...

Packard Bell recalls EasyNote MX36, MX37, MX51 and MX52 batteries

Packard Bell S.A.R.L. is announcing a voluntary safety recall of the battery contained in certain Packard Bell EasyNote MX36, MX37, MX51 and MX52 notebook computers due to potentially defective battery cells. The recall only affects units manufactured between July and December 2007. The...

Leave a comment