Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 chipset revealed a year ago has been the backbone of most midrange smartphones till date. However, the company has launched a Snapdragon 670 Chipset, a successor of the Snapdragon 660 chip.
Snapdragon 660 chip was paired with a Kryro 260 CPU coupled with an Adreno 512GPU. The 670 Mobile Platform has been built with the same 10nm FinFET technology used in the Snapdragon 710 chip which was unveiled recently by the company.
More so this chipset has also been integrated with Qualcomm’s multi-core Qualcomm® Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine plus a Hexagon Vector Processor from Qualcomm which gives the new chip a more dominant performance for the upcoming mid-range smartphones. An Adreno 615 GPU is also paired with this chipset.
This chipset features an Octa-Core Kryo 360 CPU with up to 2.0GHz clock speeds and has a 64-Bit type of Architecture. With this chipset, midrange smartphones will feature either a single 25MP camera or a Dual 16MP camera. The cameras will feature Accelerated Electronic Image Stabilization and also the 14Bit tech will ensure improved light photography.
Qualcomm has also equipped the new 670 Chip with a Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem which supports peak download speeds up to 600Mbps and up to 150Mbps upload speeds. Also, there’s support for Dual SIM Dual VoLTE. Additionally expect FHD+ displays, Ultra 4K video recordings & Ultra 4K video playback and Quick Charge 4+ technology.
The new 670 Mobile Platform will start rolling out in mobile phones in Q3 2018.
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