• Qualcomm says Snapdragon 675 brings better gaming to mid-range phones

    22 days ago - By Liliputing

    Qualcomm's latest chip for mid-range smartphones places an emphasis on gaming. The company says the Snapdragon 675 launches games 30 percent more quickly and offer higher frame rates while playing them. Theoretically the chip could even power phones with 120 Hz screens... although it's unclear if phone makers are going to want to release phones with mid-range...
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  • Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 675 with faster cores and triple-camera support

    Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 675 with faster cores and triple-camera support

    22 days ago - By The Verge

    Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 675, a mid-range smartphone SoC with some high-end features. Perhaps most notable is the fact that its new Kryo 460 architecture is built around ARM's Cortex-A76 cores, which are designed for flagship devices and haven't yet made their way into a Qualcomm chip. (The first major SoC with A76 is Huawei's Kirin 980.)
    The Snapdragon 675 has two performance-focused cores at 2.0GHz alongside six 1.78GHz cores designed for power efficiency. For comparison, the current flagship Snapdragon 845 uses four 2.8GHz performance cores based on the Cortex-A75, so it'll...
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  • Snapdragon 675 to bring triple cameras, gaming to 2019 mid-range

    Snapdragon 675 to bring triple cameras, gaming to 2019 mid-range

    22 days ago - By SlashGear

    There are a lot of new trends in the smartphone market these days but most if not all of them are, unsurprisingly, happening on the high-end. Samsung, however, has pledged to focus its innovative new features in its mid-range line, as seen on the new Galaxy A7 and A9 with triple and quadruple cameras, respectively. Now it seems...
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  • Snapdragon 675 official with gaming and camera improvements

    Snapdragon 675 official with gaming and camera improvements

    22 days ago - By PhoneDog

    Qualcomm today took the wraps off of its latest mid-range mobile chipset, the Snapdragon 675 .
    The Snapdragon 675 includes the Kryo 460, an octa-core CPU that Qualcomm touts offers a 20 percent performance improvement over its predecessor. Qualcomm says it's been working with game developers to ensure that the SD675 offers improved gaming performance, too, with game engines like Unity and Unreal getting optimizations.
    There are some camera-specific improvements in the SD675, too. The chipset supports a triple camera configuration in the front or back that includes features like 3D face...
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  • Qualcomm's Snapdragon 675 will power the next generation of midrange phones

    Qualcomm's Snapdragon 675 will power the next generation of midrange phones

    22 days ago - By Digital Trends

    Qualcomm announced a new chipset that will likely go on to power the next generation of Android smartphones. The Snapdragon 675 is set to show up in phones in the $350-$500 range over the next few years.
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  • Qualcomm's latest phone tech is aimed at gamers, with smooth play and punchy audio

    Qualcomm's latest phone tech is aimed at gamers, with smooth play and punchy audio

    22 days ago - By Pocket-lint

    Qualcomm has announced a new 675 platform for incoming mid-range phones - or upper mid-range, to be exact. New handsets featuring the hardware will become available in the early part of 2019 With a focus on gaming, Qualcomm says the new hardware should enable mobile games to launch around 30 percent faster and run at faster frame rates with prioritised connectivity and punchier audio.
    Which is the best mid-range phone under £400?
    In fact, Qualcomm enlisted help from game engines like Unity and Unreal Engine 4 as well as developers of titles like Honor of Kings, PUBG and Knives Out to...
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  • Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 675 chip promises to bring high-end gaming and camera features to mid-range smartphones

    Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 675 chip promises to bring high-end gaming and camera features to mid-range smartphones

    22 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 675, the latest addition to the company's growing lineup of 600-series chipsets for mid to high-end smartphones and tablets. With its latest system-on-a-chip , Qualcomm says focused its attention on three areas: gaming, camera performance and artificial intelligence. On the gaming front, the 675's combination of hardware and software capabilities allows it to deliver 90 percent fewer “janks” in gaming applications, according to Qualcomm. Essentially, despite its position as a mid-range chipset, what Qualcomm is promising here is that the 675 will be...
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  • Qualcomm's Snapdragon 675 rides the multi-camera and gaming trend

    22 days ago - By Engadget

    It's only been almost a quarter since Qualcomm launched its Snapdragon 670 mid-range chipset, but today, the company is already bringing out a slightly beefier Snapdragon 675, which is clearly designed with three smartphone trends in mind: Gaming opt...
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  • Qualcomm's Snapdragon 675 brings lag-free gaming to mid-range phones

    Qualcomm's Snapdragon 675 brings lag-free gaming to mid-range phones

    22 days ago - By Android Central

    Qualcomm's latest mid-range platform is aimed squarely at gamers.
    Qualcomm has unveiled the Snapdragon 670 and Snapdragon 710 in recent months, and the vendor is now launching the Snapdragon 675. The latest mid-range chipset shares a lot of the same hardware as the Snapdragon 670, but Qualcomm says it optimized the platform to facilitate smoother game play, prioritized connectivity, improved AI capabilities, better throughput and latency, all the while eliminating stutter by up to 90%.
    Qualcomm is able to do so by a combination of new hardware and improved efficiency. The Snapdragon 670...
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