Chipset major Qualcomm Technologies has revealed the benefits of Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, its new mobile platform.
Qualcomm will be sampling the Snapdragon 636 mobile platform to its smartphone maker clients in November 2017. Qualcomm expects that the new mobile platform will offer improvements to device performance, enhanced gaming and display technology.
Snapdragon 636 features Qualcomm Kryo 260 CPU, which delivers a 40 percent increase in device performance over the Snapdragon 630.
The Snapdragon 636 comes with support for modern ultra-wide FHD+ displays and Assertive Display, which optimizes the visibility of the display in all lighting conditions.
Qualcomm TruPalette and Qualcomm EcoPix features are integrated in the Adreno Visual Processing Subsystem to support superior viewing experiences.
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# Qualcomm Adreno 509 GPU
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# Snapdragon X12 LTE modem for LTE download speeds up to 600 Mbps
# Qualcomm Kryo 260 CPU for up to 40% higher CPU performance
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# Pin and software compatible with Snapdragon 660 and 630
Qualcomm Adreno 509 GPU is designed to boost gaming and browsing performance by 10 percent as compared to the previous generation.
Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform uses a 14nm FinFet process and is pin and software-compatible with the Snapdragon 660 and 630 Mobile Platforms, allowing OEMs already using these platforms to add Snapdragon 636 to their devices.
The latest mobile platform features Snapdragon X12 LTE modem, with peak download speeds of 600 Mbps that enables operators to provide fast download speeds to consumers.
14-bit Qualcomm Spectra 160 ISP supports capture of up to 24 megapixels with zero shutter lag while supporting smooth zoom.
“Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform allows OEMs to enjoy a smooth transition from the Snapdragon 660 and 630 Mobile Platforms while supporting the deployment of superior functionality and performance to end users,” said Kedar Kondap, vice president, product management, Qualcomm Technologies.
“Manufacturers can use the same modem and camera architecture to enable fast and efficient testing and calibration, cutting down on significant resources or time normally required when developing products on brand new platforms,” Kedar Kondap said.