Qualcomm building 2.5GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon mobile processors

by Jesse Bauer on
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Qualcomm has announced that by 2012, we should start seeing quad-core mobile chips in many mobile devices. This comes just days after we all started seeing dual-core tablets and smartphones becoming much more common at MWC, we just can’t be satisfied with dual-core and 4G. No sir, we need quad-core chips on 8G wireless networks at Lucas like lightspeeds!

Seriously though, these APQ8064 quad-core chips will bring 150% increase in performance over ARM-based chips, and a 65% decrease in power consumption, which is what any mobile device is really after when you get right down to it. Other new chipsets will include the single-core MSM8930 and the dual-core MSM8960. The MSM8930 will best be used for smaller devices with LTE modem chip, while the bigger brother dual-core MSM8960 is designed with smartphones and tablets with multi-tasking priority for power.

[via MobileAttack, PRNewswire]

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  • http://www.facebook.com/asbahri Ahmad Saiful Bahri

    2.5GHz? Quad-Core? Huh, this is super computer

  • Mark

    STFU, we are still waiting to see a phone with your dual core…..

  • curse

    by 2012.. December 22nd?

  • A.J.

    By the time the quad core phones hit the market, new 30 core processors will be in the making I bet.