Qualcomm to unveil Snapdragon 660, 630 and 635 SoC’s on May 9

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Qualcomm has scheduled a special event on May 9 that will take place in Beijing, China, in order to unveil there its mid-range Snapdragon 660 chipset.

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The US company will showcase the successor of the Snapdragon 652/653 chipset that will be called Snapdragon 660 but that’s not the only SoC we’re going to see there. According to notorious leakster Roland Quandt the company will also unveil other chipsets like Snapdragon 630 and Snapdragon 635 that are speculated to power lower-end smartphones in the near future.

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According to reports, these two chipsets are presumably the improved versions of Snapdragon 625, rumored to feature octa-core processors and support LPDDR3 RAM, Cat. 7 LTE modem, Adreno 506 GPU’s with processing speeds of around 2.0-2.2 GHz.

However the Snapdragon 660 SoC is going to be the main star of the event, packing 4 cores of Cortex A73 working at 2.2 GHz and 4 more cores of Cortex A53 functioning at 1.9 GHz. It is expected to support 2-channel LPDDR4X RAM modules that work at 1866 MHz, UFS 2.1 storage, Quick Charge 4.0 for faster charging and X10 LTE modem connectivity.

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  1. Magenta
    May 6, 2017

    Mediatek is slowly dying. They had a good run a couple of years back, but they are losing the plot these days. QualComm is taking over every market segment.

    • MinusPlusDivide
      May 7, 2017

      Remember 2015 where Qualcomm flopped with Snapdragon 810 , 615 , 410?

      That year is where MediaTek rising but Qualcomm take it back quickly in 2016 with 820 , 652 , 625 , 430.

      and then most companies canceled MTK orders. That is where it hurt MediaTek a lot.