Qualcomm Technologies Inc. has announced a new mobile platform, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, during at 2017 4G/5G Summit. The latest processor is an upgraded version of Snapdragon 630 and is expected to ship by November 2017.
The latest mobile platform features eight Kryo 260 CPUs instead of A53 CPUs, which the company claims deliver a 40 percent increase in device performance over Snapdragon 630. The processor uses a 14nm FinFet process and it comes with support for ultra-wide FHD+ displays. The company has also integrated Qualcomm TruPalette and Qualcomm EcoPix features in the Adreno Visual Processing Subsystem, which would support superior viewing experience. The chipset comes loaded with Adreno 509 GPU is designed to boost gaming and browsing performance by 10 percent as compared to the previous generation.
The processor comes loaded with Snapdragon X12 LTE modem, which comes with a peak download speeds of 600Mbps and peak upload speed of 150 Mbps. Then there is Qualcomm Spectra 160 ISP, which supports up to a 24-megapixel camera with zero shutter lag along with fast autofocus and smooth zoom. The chipset also features Qualcomm Aqstic audio codec that supports Hi-Fi audio with up to 192kHz/24bit support and the ability to playback lossless audio files with low distortion and high dynamic range.
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The chipset supports up to 8GB of RAM and it comes loaded with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0. On the connectivity front, the processor supports WiFi 802.11ac, 802.11n, 802.11a/b/g with MU-MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS and USB 3.1.