Qualcomm has announced two new processors to their Snapdragon line, the Snapdragon 600 and the Snapdragon 800. The 600 is aimed at high-end mobile devices while the 800 targets premium mobile and computing devices. The 800 will be available in commercial devices by mid-year 2013.
Snapdragon 800 specs:
- 75% performance upgrade over the the Snapdragon S4 Pro.
- Uses 28nm High Performance for mobile technology for low power consumption.
- Krait 400 CPU in quad configuration, reaching speeds up to 2.3GHz per core.
- Adreno 330 GPU delivering 2 times the performance over the Adreno 320 GPU.
- 2x32bit LP-DDR3 at 88MHz with a bandwidth of 12.8GBps
- IZat location technology for tracking systems such as navigation.
- Integrated third generation 4G LTE modems with data rates to 150 Mbps.
- Integrated mobile WiFi connectivity, 802.11ac.
800 for mobile uses:
- Capture, playback and display UltraHD video.
- Dual Image Signal Processors
- HD multichannel audio with DTS-HD and Dolby Digital Plus.
- Display resolutions up to 2560×2048 and Miracast 1080p HD support.
The Snapdragon 600 will deliver a 40% performance improvement over the Snapdragon S4 Pro at lower power. It features the Krait 300 quad-core CPU with speeds up to 1.9GHz, and the Adreno 320 GPU with support for LPDDR3 memory.