Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 800 and 600 series chips, promises huge performance gains

By Jos
Jan 8, 2013
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  1. Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs took the stage at the Las Vegas Convention Center last night to unveil the company's latest chipsets: the Snapdragon 800 and 600 series. The former will appear in "premium" mobile devices in the second half of...

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  2. PC nerd

    PC nerd TS Booster Posts: 317   +41

    There doesn't seem to be much detailed info on the architecture of the SOC's.

    Is it actually 4 cores? Or is it 2 cores / 2 threads?

    What is the TDP/power usage of these chips?

    What sort of internal caches are we looking at?
  3. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,917   +683

    If its a true Quad core and can actually last more than 8 hours of run time at 2.3GHz on a smart phone that is genuinely impressive.

    Its nice to see WiFi ac as well, bout time some products with that wireless standard are being released.
  4. PC nerd

    PC nerd TS Booster Posts: 317   +41

    I don't think it's possible to get 8 hours out of a proper quad core. Unless you've got a hideously massive battery stuck to it.
  5. Littleczr

    Littleczr TS Addict Posts: 439   +84

    Tegra vs Snapdragon fight and the consumer benefits.
  6. PC nerd

    PC nerd TS Booster Posts: 317   +41

    The power they can squeeze into phones, laptops and mITX PC's nowadays never ceases to amaze me.

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