Snapdragon 660 will be an octa-core processor having four Cortex-A73 cores and four Cortex-A53 cores.

Qualcomm has announced two new chipsets targeted at the mid-range segment of smartphones. The new chipsets – Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630 – are aimed at bringing flagship-level performance to mid-range segment.

The Snapdragon 660 is available starting from now whereas Snapdragon 630 will be available from May-end. Devices running the new Snapdragon chipsets will be announced from June while the devices will be available in the third quarter.

Snapdragon 660

According to Qualcomm, Snapdragon 660 is the successor to Qualcomm’s 653 series. The latest chipset is based on 14nm process and uses Kryo 260 cores, which is a first for Qualcomm.


Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Chipset Complete Futures

  • Octa-Core – Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs
  • 14nm FinFET process technology
  • Up to 8GB memory, 2×16 LPDDR4x 1866MHz, eMMC, UFS, USB 3.1
  • Integrated X12 LTE, Qualcomm All Mode with support for all seven cellular modes, and support for: VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G, HD and Ultra HD Voice (EVS), CSFB to 3G and 2G, Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) with LTE
    call continuity
  • Cat 12/13 speeds of up to 600 Mbps down/150 Mbps up via 3x20MHz downlink, 2X20MHz uplink
  • Support for LTE Broadcast, LTE Dual SIM, VoLTE, Wi-Fi calling with LTE call continuity, HD and Ultra HD Voice (EVS)
  • Qualcomm Adreno 512 GPU
  • Hexagon 680 DSP with Hexagon vector extensions
  • Qualcomm Spectra 160 ISP – Up to 24 MP single camera, Up to 16 MP dual camera
  • Qualcomm Clear Sight camera features, Hybrid Autofocus, Optical
    Zoom, Zero Shutter Lag
  • Supports up to Quad High Definition (2560×1600) displays
  • 4K capture at 30fps, Hardware HEVC (H.265) encode and decode
  • Dual-band 802.11ac with MU-MIMO 2×2, GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, QZSS, and SBAS and Bluetooth 5
  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 4 technology

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