Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 launched

Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 launched

Qualcomm has just unveiled a new mid-range mobile processor at the 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong this October 17. Snapdragon 636 is the latest SoC comes with enhanced gaming and display technology support compare to his predecessor Snapdragon 630.

SD636 packs an octa-core Kyro 260 CPU setup along with the Adreno 509 GPU. SD636 is the second mid-range Soc that uses Kyro architecture in a non-flagship chipset. SD636 Kyro 260 cores are clocked a bit lower at 1.8 GHz.

SD636 is optimized for Full HD+ 18:9 displays. The new SoC can record and playback 4K Ultra HD footages at 30fps and 1080p at up to 120fps. SD636 features Qualcomm Spectra 160 ISP and supports up to 16 MP dual camera and 24 MP single camera

Connectivity-wise, SD636 equipped with the X12 modem which can facilitate up to 600 Mbps download speed and 150 Mbps upload speed via cellular networks. In addition, it supports almost every mobile networks on the planet.

SD636 takes up to 8 GB of LPDDR4 RAM clocked at 1333 MHz. Battery life is guaranteed by the 14 nm manufacturing technique.

Qualcomm will start shipping the newly announced chip from November 2017 and phones equipped with Snapdragon 636 might start to appear near the end of this year or early 2018.