The California based Qualcomm, who makes powerful chipsets for smartphones has announced the company’s new chip called Snapdragon 636. Qualcomm’s 6xx series processors are popular for mid-range devices, and the 6xx series chips are used in the mid-range king devices like Moto G5 and Moto X4.
The company’s new Snapdragon 636 chipset uses Kryo ARM Cores, with this Qualcomm promises that the new chipset is capable to provide 40% more performance. Which means, now you will more powerful experience on the mid-range devices.
Let’s have a look into the key specifications of the new 636 chipset:
|Modem||Snapdragon™ X12 LTE|
|CPU||8x Kryo 260 cores, 64-bit, up to 1.8GHz|
|RAM||Dual-channel LPDDR4, up to 8GB|
|Wi-Fi||802.11ac Wave 2, 802.11n, 802.11a/b/g|
|Display||FHD+ (18:9) supported, 1080p for external displays|
|USB||Supports upto 3.1|
Qualcomm says that the new chipset uses the same pin layout of the 660 and 630, which means smartphone manufacturers can use the new chip without making any major changes in design.
Speaking about the availability, it is expected that the company will start shipping the new Snapdragon 636 in November of this year, and we should start seeing devices with the new processor in late 2017 or in early 2018.