Last year, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform featuring the Kryo 260 CPU and Adreno 512 GPU. It is the first ever Snapdragon chipset apart from Snapdragon 800-series to feature the custom Kryo CPU. It has been one of the most powerful mid-range chipsets we have seen in 2017. Now, the company announced the all-new Snapdragon 670 Mobile Platform as the successor to the Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform.
The Snapdragon 670-powered devices will be hitting the consumer markets in Q3 2018. Just like the recently announced Snapdragon 710 Mobile Platform, the new Snapdragon 670 is also built on the 10nm FinFET process. It sports octa-core Kryo 360 CPU featuring two high-performance cores clocked at 2.0GHz and six power efficient cores clocked at 1.7GHz. The Kryo 360 CPU is coupled with the Adreno 615 GPU for better graphics performance.
Compared to Snapdragon 660, the new Snapdragon 670 is mentioned to offer up to 15% better CPU performance and up to 25% faster graphics performance. It also houses the 3rd-gen AI Engine which is said to bring up to 1.8x better AI performance. On the imaging side, the 14-bit Qualcomm Spectra 250 ISP will be offering improvements in low light photography along with noise reduction, image stabilization, and active depth sensing.
This new chipset supports up to 25MP for single cameras and 16MP for dual cameras. On the connectivity front, it features Snapdragon X12 Modem that delivers up to up to 600 Mbps download speeds and up to 150 Mbps upload speeds. The Snapdragon 670-powered smartphones are sport up to Full HD+ displays. Just like the Snapdragon 660, the new Snapdragon 670 also supports Quick Charge 4+ fast charging technology. Stay tuned on Phone Radar for more details!