The scores of what is supposed to be the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 have now been published. This is the latest mid-range "engine" of US technology and is expected to integrate mobile devices as early as 2018. Before that, it's time to see what he can do based on his test application score and benchmarks, Geekbench. In this test the operating system version used is Android Oreo 8.1.
This new "engine" has not yet been introduced. The Californian company was expected to announce it last December along with its new Snapdragon 845. However, it has not yet done so. In any case, this new processor should close the gap between high-end processors and mid-range "engines".
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These numbers speak for themselves and it is becoming increasingly difficult to distinguish between a mid-range "engine" and an ultra-premium offer.premium like your Snapdragon 845. Note that Qualcomm typically tests its new processors on smartphone prototypes designed just for that purpose.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 reveals its power, being tested with Android Oreo
Now, as we had seen in December, the Snapdragon 670 has been tested on a smartphone with 6GB of RAM. Also using a version of the Android Oreo 8.1 operating system, the latest version provided by Google itself.
What will really set this new Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 apart from other processors (SD630, SD660) and competitive offerings will be its processor core configuration. We will have here a set, a cluster four-core (quad core) aimed at saving energy.
They will be responsible for the least demanding tasks (telephony, messaging, etc.). These cores will have a speed of clock 1.71Ghz so as not to consume much power. Earlier it had been suggested a clock 1.6 GHz but of course the rumors are not always correct.
Based on these indications we can immediately think of four Kryo 385 Silver cores. The remaining four high performance cores, the cluster The most powerful will consist of four Kryo 360 Gold cores. Its maximum frequency of clock was not disclosed by the new tests of benchmarks.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 Results:
The overall result, the overall score of this ARM64 processor appears to be in between the Snapdragon 660 and 2017 flagship. The Snapdragon 835. In fact, the new Snapdragon 670 is much closer to flagship last year than other mid-range processors.
This suggests that Qualcomm is planning to launch a mid-range processor capable of rivaling its high-end offerings. Especially when devices use the new Android Oreo 8.1. This new version, Android Oreo 8.1 was made available by Google at the beginning of December.
Android Oreo 8.1 and Snapdragon 670 will be a perfect match
We will begin to see this Android Oreo 8.1 coming to devices from the second half of 2018. In the meantime, we will also see the first devices to use this new Qualcomm "engine". This one promises to be amazing in performance and battery saving.
In addition to the new Snapdragon 670, Qualcomm is also expected to introduce a new mid-range engine. It will be the Snapdragon 640. The difference in performance and performance will be comparable to the difference between the current Snapdragon 630 and the SD 660.
In addition, the US builder will also be working on a new Snapdragon 460 which is expected to provide a good improvement in the performance of the 2017 brand's economical processors. 200.
We don't know for now what the brand is planning for its new entry series. The Snapdragon 200 line should be reformulated. Then we will have the most economical processors for the 2017 Android smartphones and Android tablets. Let's hope to see what the future holds.
In 2018 we will see the first devices running Android Oreo 8.1 and this Snapdragon 670
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This company likes to excel year after year and this new Snapdragon 670 should do just that. Presenting yourself as an alternative premium for the mid-range segment. It will be a great alternative for all builders who want to offer an Android smartphone at the level of flagships. This can reduce, at least a little, the selling price to the public.
I can perfectly imagine Nokia using this SoC. As well as Xiaomi and other builders who want to offer some smartphone, already with Android Oreo 8.1. Always at a very competitive price.
And you, do you have any Android smartphone with a Qualcomm processor?
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