Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 618 and 620 chipsets

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Today, Qualcomm has announced two new chipsets in middle range called the Snapdragon 618 and Snapdragon 620, based on ARM Cortex A72 CPU core.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 618 has hexa-core: 2 cores ARM Cortex A72 and 4 cores Cortex A53, support up to 2,560 x 1,600 pixels of resolution.

Meanwhile, the Snapdragon 620 is a octa-core and has 4 cores ARM Cortex A72 and 4 cores Cortex A53, support for 4K video recording & playback and 2K display. It also comes with next generation Adreno GPU, X8LTE modem that support up to 300Mbps downlink and support for 13-megapixel camera sensors.

As Qualcomm said, the Cortex A72 core will deliver double performance compared to the Cortex A57 core and use 16-nm process. We will see many new devices that based on these middle range chipsets soon.