Hardly a day has gone by since we posted our review of the LG Optimus G Pro
, but already LG
have announced an LG Optimus
phone with a better, faster, more powerful processor. The companies jointly announced that the upcoming LG Optimus will run on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
chip, as opposed to the LG Optimus G Pro’s Snapdragon
LG claims that the quad-core Snapdragon 800 will offer a 75% boost in performance over the Snapdragon S4 Pro, and despite its power, the chip supposedly has excellent battery efficiency. The Snapdragon 800 is built with four Krait 400 CPUs with an enhanced aSMP architecture and the new Adreno 330 GPU.
LG Optimus G Pro with Snapdragon 600
One of the key selling points of the Snapdragon 800 is its 4G LTE capabilities, which purports to deliver optimal mobile broadband performance by maximizing bandwidth for faster data and improved latency. The phone will also boast support for the Ultra HD format, HD multichannel audio, and Qualcomm IZat Location technology with GNSS.
Qualcomm is also planning to work with Microsoft on using Snapdragon 800s in the next hardware refresh of Surface RT
Not to put too fine a point on it, LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company CEO Dr. Jong-seok Park stated, “The result of this collaboration will in many ways be the industry’s best smartphone by which all other devices will be measured.”
Needless to say, Qualcomm and LG are excited about this chip and the phone that will run on it. Or should we say, still excited