MediaTek Helio P70 Vs Snapdragon 660

Qualcomm has just announced Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630 processors, successor to last years Snapdragon 653 and Snapdragon 626. Qualcomm has already shared the intentions of unveiling the SoC’s this week. Well, it happened.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 And Snapdragon 630

The Snapdragon 660 is the first processor to come with Kryo CPU, which will increase the performance by 20% compared to that of Snapdragon 653. It also comes with Adreno 512 GPU that offers 30% better performance than that of Adreno 510.

The Snapdragon 630 uses the same Cortex A53 CPU, but it is arranged in performance and efficiency cluster and the Adreno 508 GPU on Snapdragon 630 offers better performance than that of Adreno 506.

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Technical End!

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 also has Hexagon Vector eXtensions (HVX) core for wide-vector processing and Always Aware hub that runs on the Hexagon DSP, which will increase battery performance while processing information. Both the chipsets have X12 LTE modem, which offers speed up to 600Mbps and the peak upload speed up to 150Mbps, Spectra 160 architecture, and Hexagon DSP. The Snapdragon 630 comes only with All-Ways Aware technology.

Both platform support Qualcomm Mobile Security and machine learning using the Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine SDK. These are the 14nm FinFET process and provide 4K video capture and playback capabilities, with 8GB maximum memory and Vulkan API support.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform

  • Octa-Core – Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs
  • 14nm FinFET Process Technology
  • Up to 8GB Memory, 2×16 LPDDR4x 1866MHz, eMMC, UFS, USB 3.1
  • Integrated X12 LTE, Qualcomm All Mode With Support For All Seven Cellular Modes, And Support For: VoLTE With SRVCC To 3G And 2G, HD And Ultra HD Voice (EVS), CSFB To 3G And 2G, Voice Over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) With LTE Call Continuity
  • Cat 12/13 Speeds Of Up To 600 Mbps Down/150 Mbps Up Via 3x20MHz Downlink, 2X20MHz Uplink
  • Support For LTE Broadcast, LTE Dual SIM, VoLTE, Wi-Fi Calling With LTE Call Continuity, HD And Ultra HD Voice (EVS)
  • Qualcomm Adreno 512 GPU
  • Hexagon 680 DSP With Hexagon Vector Extensions
  • Qualcomm Spectra 160 ISP – Up To 24 MP Single Camera, Up To 16MP Dual Camera
  • Qualcomm Clear Sight Camera Features, Hybrid Autofocus, Optical Zoom, Zero Shutter Lag
  • Supports Up To Quad High Definition (2560×1600) Displays
  • 4K capture At 30fps, Hardware HEVC (H.265) Encode And Decode
  • Dual-band 802.11ac With MU-MIMO 2×2, GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS And Bluetooth 5
  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 4 Technology


Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform

  • Octa-Core – Quad 2.2GHz Cortex A53 + Quad 1.8GHz Cortex A53 CPUs
  • 14nm Process Technology
  • Up to 8GB memory, 2×16 LPDDR4x 1333 MHz, eMMC, UFS, USB 3.1
  • Integrated X12 LTE, Qualcomm All Mode With Support For All Seven Cellular Modes, And Support For: VoLTE With SRVCC To 3G And 2G, HD And Ultra HD Voice (EVS), CSFB To 3G And 2G, Voice Over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) With LTE Call Continuity
  • Cat 12/13 Speeds Of Up To 600 Mbps Down/150 Mbps Up Via 3x20MHz Downlink, 2X20MHz Uplink
  • Qualcomm Adreno 508 GPU
  • Hexagon 680 DSP with Always Aware Technology
  • Qualcomm Spectra 160 ISP – Up To 24 MP Single Camera, Up To 13MP Dual Camera
  • Qualcomm Clear Sight Camera Features, Hybrid Autofocus, Optical Zoom, Zero Shutter Lag
  • Supports Up To QXGA (1920 x 1200) Displays
  • 4K capture At 30fps, Hardware HEVC (H.265) Encode And Decode
  • Dual-band 802.11ac with MU-MIMO 1×1, Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS and Bluetooth 5
  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 4 Technology

The Qualcomm 660 is now available for consumers and are expected in devices this quarter, while the Snapdragon 630 will be available for customers by the end of May and are expected in devices probably around Q3 2017.