LG to Use Snapdragon 800 Chip In Next Optimus G Phone
Qualcomm and LG announced that the successor to the LG Optimus G will use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. The 800 is the most advanced processor currently available from Qualcomm. According to Qualcomm, the 800 delivers up to 75% better performance than the S4 processor thanks in part to improved asynchronous multiprocessing, which raises and lowers the performance of each core in response to computing needs. The 800 can be paired with LTE 4G, and includes the Adreno 330 GPU, which offers twice the graphics performance of the current Adreno chip. The 800 also supports 1080 video capture and playback, Miracast, as well as DTS-HD and Dolby Digital Plus audio. Neither Qualcomm nor LG said when this new G phone would reach the market.
Huawei Takes Aim at Snapdragon 810 with Kirin 950
Huawei today announced the Kirin 950 chipset for phones, which is designed to compete with Qualcomm Snapdragon 800-series chipsets in higher-end phones. Huawei claims that the 950 is 25% faster and 44% more power-efficient than the Snapdragon 810, Qualcomm's current flagship chip.
Qualcomm Fully Reveals the Snapdragon 820
Qualcomm today unveiled the Snapdragon 820 processor, a top-of-the-line chip bound for flagship handsets and tablets. The 820 features a Qualcomm-designed, 64-bit quad-core Kryo processor.
Qualcomm Debuts New Snapdragon Processors
Qualcomm recently unveiled two new mobile application processors, the Snapdragon 412 and the Snapdragon 212. Both chips are updates to previous designs, the Snapdragon 410 and Snapdragon 210, respectively.
Qualcomm's Latest Snapdragons Target Mid- and Entry-Level Phones
Qualcomm announced two new additions to its family of Snapdragon processors, the Snapdragon 617 and Snapdragon 430. The chips will bring new features to inexpensive and volume handsets.