Qualcomm announces updated Snapdragon 616, 412 and 212 mobile processors
Qualcomm announces updated Snapdragon 616, 412 and 212 mobile processors

Qualcomm announces updated Snapdragon 616, 412 and 212 mobile processors

Qualcomm announces updated Snapdragon 616, 412 and 212 mobile processors

Qualcomm is actively working on its future flagship processor Snapdragon 820 and is in no hurry to disclose all its characteristics and launch it on the market. In the meantime, the company has updated its more modest Snapdragon 615, 410 and 210 processors for tablets and smartphones and announced their followers Snapdragon 616, 412 and 212, respectively.

All of them are equipped with X5 LTE modems and are not much different from their predecessors, the characteristics are presented below.

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 616: Technological process: 28-nm LP;
  • Processor: 4 ARM Cortex A53 cores with a clock frequency of 1.7 GHz and four ARM Cortex A53 cores 1.2 GHz;
  • ISA: 32 / 64bit ARMv8; Graphics: Adreno 405;
  • H.265: yes, 1080p; Memory Interface: 32-bit LPDDR3-800;
  • Built-in modem: 9×25 core, LTE Cat. 4, DC-HSPA +, DS-DA;
  • Built-in Wi-Fi: Qualcomm VIVE 802.11ac;
  • EMMC interface: 4.51. Qualcomm Snapdragon 412: Process Technology: 28nm LP;
  • Processor: 4 core ARM Cortex A53 with a clock frequency of 1.4 GHz;
  • ISA: 32 / 64bit ARMv8;
  • Graphics: Adreno 306;
  • H.265: yes, 720p;
  • Memory Interface: 32-bit LPDDR2 / 3-600;
  • Built-in modem: 9×25 core, LTE Cat. 4, DC-HSPA +, DS-DA;
  • Built-in Wi-Fi: 802.11n;
  • EMMC interface: 4.51.
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 212: Process Technology: 28nm LP;
  • Processor: 4 core ARM Cortex A7 with a clock frequency of 1.3 GHz;
  • ISA: 32-bit ARMv7;
  • Graphics: Adreno 304;
  • H.265: yes, 1080p; Memory Interface: 32-bit LPDDR2 / 3-533;
  • Built-in modem: 9×25 core, LTE Cat. 4, DC-HSPA +, DS-DA; Built-in Wi-Fi: 802.11n;
  • EMMC interface: 4.5. As expected, the first mobile devices based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 616, 412 and 212 will appear before the end of 2015.

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