Qualcomm to unveil Snapdragon 660 next week

The 660 will follow the footsteps of Snapdragon 652, but according to the sources, it will be much closer to their flagship chipset.

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Published Thu, May 4 2017 10:22 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:55 AM CST

After launching their latest top-tier chipset in January, Snapdragon 835, Qualcomm is all set to unveil their newest mid-range Snapdragon 660 on May 9th.

Qualcomm to unveil Snapdragon 660 next week | TweakTown.com

The 660 will follow the footsteps of Snapdragon 652, but according to the sources, it will be much closer to their flagship chipset.

Although it won't be built on a 10nm process like Snapdragon 835, but rather 14nm, it will use an octa-core CPU with Kryo 280 cores, the same cores as the 835. The GPU tagged with the SoC should be an Adreno 512.

Read also: Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 835 - the first 10nm SoC

The Snapdragon 660 will reportedly go into mass production in the second quarter of 2017, and we should see it in the phones such as Nokia 7, Nokia 8, and Xiaomi Mi Max 2.

NEWS SOURCE:gsmarena.com

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