Things aren’t also black and white especially when it comes to technology. Common misconceptions among public like more megapixels mean better quality and more cores mean better performance are tough to correct without a proper explanation. We’ve already written about 5 common smartphone myths. In this post, we’ll be taking a look at two processors in detail; the Snapdragon 617 and Snapdragon 801 from Qualcomm in particular to see how they stack up against each other and which one is the better choice for you.
Qualcomm just announced Snapdragon 617 and 430 chipsets in their Snapdragon 600 and 400 lineup. Both these chips have LTE support,including Global Mode RF360 support. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 is an Octa-Core chip with 8 ARM Cortex A53 and CPUs clocked at 1.5GHz per core and packs Adreno 405 GPU. The Snapdragon 430 is an Octa-Core chip with 8 ARM Cortex A53 64-bit CPUs clocked at 1.2GHz per core and packs Adreno 505 GPU. These also support Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, the next generation of fast-charging technology. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 and Snapdragon 430 Octa-Core SoCs with LTE announced”