Qualcomm today announced the launch of the new Snapdragon 670 processor as a successor to the Snapdragon 660. The Snapdragon 670 processor with 10nm LPP technology has two 2.0GHz Kryo 360 (CA75) CPU cores and six 1.7GHz Kryo 360 (CA55) CPU cores. Qualcomm claims that this upgraded CPU will deliver 15% more performance than its predecessor.
Qualcomm also upgraded the GPU from Adreno 512 to Adreno 615. Thanks to the Spectra 250 ISP, the new processor will support dual cameras up to 25 megapixels / 16 megapixels. The Snapdragon 670 supports up to 8GB of LPDDR4X memory, supports Aqstic audio technology, and QC4.0+ fast charge. Compared to the previous generation 660CPU performance increased by 20%, GPU performance increased by 35%.
The Snapdragon X12 modem used in this processor will support download speeds of up to 600Mbps. Devices based on the new Snapdragon 670 processor are expected to be available in the coming months.