Snapdragon Goes Dual-Core

CheeseMan42 - June 1, 2010 11:35AM in Mobile

Qualcomm has announced that the Snapdragon processor, featured in popular mobile devices such as the Nexus One and Droid Incredible, will be getting a dual-core upgrade. The processor will have speeds up to 1.2GHz, greater than the current chips 1GHz. It is unknown when the chips will make an appearance on the market, but companies have already begun to develop products around the chip. The new chips will increase performance in media applications and will allow for 1080p video and 1280x800 screen resolutions. There will be two versions of the new chip, each geared toward a different wireless network type.