Qualcomm has just officially launched its new SoC Snapdragon 710, a mid-range chip that would naturally be somewhere between the 600 series and the 800 Qualcomm chips. The Snapdragon 710 will be manufactured in 10nm LPP by Samsung and also includes support for artificial intelligence applications that will help for example to take better pictures or unlock the phone facially. The improvement over the Snapdragon 660 seems significant in all aspects, 25% at the CPU level and 35% at the GPU level among others.
The Snapdragon 710 (SDM710) is an Octa Core with two clusters of Kyro 360 processors, one with 2 processors capable of reaching 2.2Ghz of speed while the second would be formed by 6 processors with a maximum speed of 1.6Ghz. The GPU is an ADRENO 616 with support for OpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.0, Vulkan and DirectX 12. Snapdragon 710 adds support for up to 8 GB of RAM of type LPDDR4x, Quick Charge 4+, GPS, NFC, WiFi 2 × 2 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0 and includes a Snapdragon X15 LTE modem that achieves upload speeds of up to 150 Mbps and download up to 800 Mbps. It also includes an ISP Spectra 250 with support for cameras up to 32MP solo and dual up to 16MP each able to capture video at 4K@30fps resolution.
- The Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 will hit the market during the second half of this 2018