Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Krait 400 2.5GHz Quad-Core Processor

The recent appearances of Samsung Galaxy S5 in the ongoing World Mobile Congress (WMC) brought out some of the underlying specs of another anticipated smartphone in 2014. Qualcomm Snapdragon is a well known technology behind of high-end devices not only in mobile phones but also in tablet computers. Surprisingly, the 5.1-inch handset from the company revealed a new line of CPU typically designed as a power efficient chip with a promising speed.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 is paired with Krait 400 and Adreno 330 graphics. It is capable of running to a maximum of 2.5GHz per core controlled by Hexagon QDSP6 technology to maintain a much higher energy efficiency. Aside from that, this chip is also designed to work with integrated 4G LTE connectivity support for high-speed networks.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 CPU

Furthermore, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Mobile SoC was typically designed to optimized the performance of the entire device. That includes multimedia support with Adreno 330 GPU for games and high-definition (HD) video playback. This might be a new advancement made by Samsung for the new line of Galaxy which is not available from its predecessors in stores.

Compared to MediaTek, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 remains to offer a quad-core technology with high power efficiency. The other microchip manufacturer already attempted to reach a maximum of eight cores processor which is now available in some China-made Android smartphones.



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