Qualcomm Ships 1.5Ghz Dual-Core SnapDragon

While Qualcomm has been enjoying quite a smartphone ride over the past year, it is still pressing ahead with a third generation of SnapDragon application processor. The first generation can be found in numerous smartphone, and was known for its 1Ghz speed, but the third one features a two CPUs that can run at up to 1.5Ghz. We expect smartphones to use a 1.2Ghz version, while Tablets and set top boxes will use the hotter 1.5Ghz. A little moredetails in the full post.

  • OpenGL 2.0
  • OpenVG (vector graphics) 1.1
  • 1080p video encode+decode
  • 1280×800 max resolution
  • integrated GPS
  • HSPA+ (MSM8260 chip)
  • Multi-mode HSPA+/CDMA2000® 1xEV-DO Rev. B (MSM8660 chip)
  • *MSM stands for Mobile Station Modem

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