Qualcomm prepping dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon

Posted on Friday, January 08 2010 @ 18:59 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Hexus talked to Qualcomm at CES 2010 and heard the company will unveil a dual-core Snapdragon 8X72 processor before the end of the year, this chip will feature two Scorpion cores clocked at 1.5GHz.
Later this month a 45nm version of Snapdragon - the 8X50A - clocking at 1.3 GHz will be offered to manufacturers and is expected to appear in end-products by the end of this year.

Also before the end of the year, Qualcomm will unveil a dual-core Snapdragon - the 8X72 - with each Scorpion core clocking at 1.5 GHz. Pineda said it can be used in both phones and smartbook type devices and will be capable of providing 1080p resolution.

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