Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC Specs Leaked Ahead of Any Official Announcement

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Popular tipster Roland Quandt recently posted a tweet on his twitter claiming the specifications of the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC. While most of the flagship smartphones launched this year had the Snapdragon 835, the higher-mid range handsets were powered by the Snapdragon 660 chipset.

As claimed by Quandt on Twitter, the US-based chip maker is currently testing the Snapdragon 670 SoC on a prototype device. Talking about the specifications, the chipset is said to support WQHD resolution. To put it in other words, it will be able to support a maximum screen resolution of 2,560×1,440 pixels.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 will be able to support up to 6GB of DDR4X RAM and 64GB of eMMC 5.1 storage. On the optics front, it will be able to support a rear camera of 22.6-megapixel and a front-facing camera of 13-megapixel.

If the rumours are true, then the Snapdragon 670 chipset shall be built upon 10nm LPP (Low Power Plus) manufacturing technology by Samsung. It is said to comprise of two high-performing Kryo 360 cores along with six low-power Kryo cores.

In addition, the Snapdragon 670 SoC is speculated to house a new 600 series Adreno graphics. As per the information we have obtained so far, Qualcomm will start the mass production of Snapdragon 670 processor in the first quarter of 2018. So we may expect the chipset to be released by mid next year.

The Snapdragon 660 has proved to be a pretty potent chipset, just after the Snapdragon 835 processor. Many popular smartphones including the Oppo R11/R11s, R11/R11s Plus, Xiaomi Mi Note 3, Vivo X20, Asus ZenFone 4 are powered by the Snapdragon 660 SoC.

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Bikram Singh Negi

Bikram Singh Negi

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