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Qualcomm unveils its next-gen, highest-performing 64-bit processors – the Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors

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Qualcomm on Monday unveiled its next-generation mobile processors for the Qualcomm? Snapdragon? 800 tier — the Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors.

In the official press release, Qualcomm introduced its two next-gen processors — the Snapdragon 810 and 808 — saying that it?s the highest performing platform to date, completing Qualcomm Technologies? lineup of 64-bit enabled, LTE-equipped chipsets for premium mobile computing devices.

?The next- generation mobile processors for the Qualcomm? Snapdragon? 800 tier, the Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors are designed to deliver the ultimate connected mobile computing experiences in video, imaging and graphics. These processors enable an exceptional overall user experience with seamless connectivity and industry-leading power efficiency for flagship smartphones and tablets,? Qualcomm said.

In addition, the announcement also said that Snapdragon 810 and Snapdragon 808 processors integrate Qualcomm Technologies? 4th Generation Cat 6 LTE Advanced multimode modem together with support for the Qualcomm RF360? Front End Solution, and support 3x20MHz Carrier Aggregation, enabling speeds of up to 300 Mbps.

?These products underscore Qualcomm Technologies focus on 64-bit leadership, accelerating its availability across all product tiers while maintaining a long-term commitment to the continued development of its own next-generation custom 64-bit CPU microarchitecture, with more details expected to be shared later this year,? the company said.

Moreover, Qualcomm said that both processors are designed in 20nm technology node with Cat 6 LTE, advanced multimedia features and 64-bit capability, all tightly integrated and optimized for exceptionally low power consumption that does not sacrifice performance.

SPECIFICATIONS

Snapdragon 810 processors specs

CPU
Quad core ARM? Cortex? A57 CPUs and quad core ARM Cortex-A53 CPUs

Modem
Gobi? True 4G LTE World Mode
Gobi 4G LTE Advanced with Carrier Aggregation (up to 300 Mbps)
60 MHz LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation
RF360 support

GPU
Adreno 430 GPU

Camera
Up to 55 MP Camera

Display
2K native and 4K external displays
Ultra HD on-device display concurrent with Ultra HD output to HDTV

Snapdragon 808 processors specs

CPU
Dual core ARM? Cortex? A57 CPUs and quad core ARM Cortex-A53 CPUs

GPU
Adreno 418 GPU

Modem
Gobi? True 4G LTE World Mode
Gobi 4G LTE Advanced with Carrier Aggregation (up to 300 Mbps)
60 MHz LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation
RF360 support

Camera
Up to 55 MP Camera

Display
4K native and 4K external displays
Ultra HD on-device display concurrent with Ultra HD output to HDTV

?The announcement of the Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors underscore Qualcomm Technologies? continued commitment to technology leadership and a time-to-market advantage for our customers for premium tier 64-bit LTE-enabled smartphones and tablets,? said Murthy Renduchintala, executive vice president, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and co-president, QCT. ?These product announcements, in combination with the continued development of our next-generation custom 64-bit CPU, will ensure we have a tremendous foundation on which to innovate as we continue to push the boundaries of mobile computing performance in the years to come.?

The announcement also said that the Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors are anticipated to begin sampling in the second half of 2014 and expected to be available in commercial devices by the first half of 2015.
(Photo courtesy of www.qualcomm.com/snapdragon)

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