Mon. Nov 19th, 2018

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 675 with faster cores and triple-camera support

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 675 with faster cores and triple-camera support

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 675, a mid-range smartphone SoC with some high-end features. Perhaps most notable is the fact that its new Kryo 460 architecture is built around ARM’s Cortex-A76 cores, which are designed for flagship devices and haven’t yet made their way into a Qualcomm chip. (The first major SoC with A76 is Huawei’s Kirin 980.)

The Snapdragon 675 has two performance-focused cores at 2.0GHz alongside six 1.78GHz cores designed for power efficiency. For comparison, the current flagship Snapdragon 845 uses four 2.8GHz performance cores based on the Cortex-A75, so it’ll still be a lot faster. The 845 is also built on a 10nm process versus the 675’s 11nm. But as Anandtech notes, it’s unusual to see Qualcomm launch a…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/10/22/18012568/qualcomm-snapdragon-675-announced-specs-features

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