Items tagged with snapdragon 660

Xiaomi might not be a brand that has the name recognition of Samsung or Apple, but it is known for making devices that are incredibly affordable. In a world where high-end iPhones and Galaxy devices sell for over $1,000, Xiaomi is coughing up smartphones that look good and sell for a few hundred bucks. Xiaomi has now announced a device called the Redmi Note 7, and it will sell for 999 yuan or about $147 for the base 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage version.  A hopped up 4GB and 64GB storage version is 1,199 yuan or $177, and the high-end version has 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage for 1,399 yuan or $206. Other than a budget price, the smartphone has a 6.3-inch full HD+ display... Read more...
Phones with dual camera arrangements are increasingly common, and even having three rear cameras is no longer uncharted territory—Samsung offers one in the Galaxy A7. Kicking things up a notch, Samsung's new Galaxy A9 is the first smartphone in the world to launch with four rear cameras, underscoring the emphasis on taking photos above all else. The Galaxy A9 is not a flagship phone, though it's no slouch either. It wields a 6.3-inch Full HD+ (2220x1080) Super AMOLED display powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, which is an octa-core part with four high power cores clocked at 2.2GHz and four lower battery saving cores clocked at 1.8GHz. There are two models to choose from, one... Read more...
It’s easy for us to get caught up with the “top of the ticket” when it comes to smartphone processors. On the Qualcomm side of things, the top dog offering is most definitely the new Snapdragon 835, which powers Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones. However, there are less potent mid-range chips that will find their way into a plethora of affordable smartphones in the coming months. Over the past six months, the Snapdragon 626 and 653 have been tasked with fueling Qualcomm's mid-range efforts. Now, Qualcomm is announcing the successors to the two chips: the Snapdragon 630 and 660. Collectively, both the Snapdragon 630 and 660 offer a wealth of advantages over their... Read more...