Qualcomm announces next generation of Snapdragon chipsets
Qualcomm has announced their next generation Snapdragon Chipsets codenamed Krait. It comes in single, dual and quad-core versions.
They will include the latest Adreno GPUs integrated with an LTE modem. There are also the connectivity solutions like WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth and FM. The chipsets also support near field communication as well as stereoscopic 3D video and photo capture and playback. The MSM8960 is the world’s first dual-core solution with an integrated multi- mode 3G/LTE modem. It will also support dual-channel LP DDR memory and will feature the Adreno 225 GPU.
The APQ8064 will include four asynchronous CPU cores and will include support for both PC and LP DDR memory, serial and PCIe interfaces, and multiple USB ports. Also integrated will be Adreno 320 quad-core GPU, which is claimed to perform 15 times better. The MSM 8930 will be world’s first single- chipset with an integrated LTE modem. The chipset will include the new Adreno 305 GPU that is supposed to deliver six times the performance of the original Adreno.