Archives for June 2010

Qualcomm 1.2GHz Dual-Core Snapdragon Chipsets Coming Soon

There’s a new Snapdragon processor launching soon. It’s actually starting to ship now and is called the Qualcomm Dual-Core Snapdragon. It runs at 1.2GHz and is designed for high-end smartphones.

The MSM8260 has HSPA+ and the MSM8660 has support for multi-mode HSPA+ and 1xEV-Do Rev. B. GPS is integrated on both and 2D/3D is supported by the GPU with Open GL ES 2.0 and Open VG 1.1. Both will do 1080p video encoding and decoding and can support up to 1280 x 800 pixels at 24-Bit.

We also hear that another Snapdragon will be launching later this year that will be designed for larger screen devices such as tablet PC’s and the likes. [Read more…]