Qualcomm invites to the presentation of Snapdragon 660
Informed insiders said that Qualcomm is working on Snapdragon chipsets 660, 630 and 635. Recall, Snapdragon 835 managed to become the most popular chip for flagship devices – the processor is installed in Samsung Galaxy S8, Sony Xperia XZ, Xiaomi Mi6 and is expected in HTC U11. The new processors 600-series should help the company to strengthen its position in the middle price segment. Part of the work has already been done, and the manufacturer sent out invitations to the presentation of Snapdragon 660. The event will hold on may 9 in China.
Snapdragon 660 is positioned as an alternative to Snapdragon 835 with a lower price. The new product Qualcomm will offer optimized performance and power consumption. For nepotverzhdennoy information chipset produced by 14-nm LPP-process technology from Samsung. Snapdragon 660 will get eight cores – a combination of Cortex-A73 and Cortex-A53. The processor is compatible with dual channel RAM standard LPDDR4X-1866, storage UFS 2.1, cameras with a resolution up to 24 MP and the module LTE Cat. 10. For the graphics Adreno chose 512.
It is expected that Oppo and Vivo R11 X9S Plus are the first smartphones based on the new chipset.