Qualcomm roadmap leaked, Krait to arrive starting Q4 2011

06 July, 2011
Qualcomm’s roadmap for 2011/2013 has been leaked, revealing hardware details and approximate release dates of their next-generation Snapdragon chips, codenamed Krait. First of the block will be the 8960...

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  • Chewy

I work in the industry, I have to say that if you look at the current progression of technology (5 years ago Dual core PCs were top dollar) now there are phones with dual core. It won't be long before there is quad core processed phones on the market.. if not by the end of this year, certainly next year... but its poses the question...

Do we really need quad core phones??

  • sanjay

that very well said , these companies do have capability to put higher configuration but they snatch the amount invested in R&D ....
I hope if any company could do to make screen size flexible also which will eliminate the need of tablets ... one mobile will be all ... :)

  • Anonymous

?, 07 Jul 2011do u need faster processor to call your girlfriend?Do you need a smartphone? Well I do, and than faster CPU then better. Just to remind you that mobile phone is not JUST A PHONE anymore.

With 1.2 dual core,1Gb ram and graphics card i can play decent games on (old)laptop.What the hell is wrong with phones and games and apps for them?I should run Windows 7 Starter edition on them!

  • ?

do u need faster processor to call your girlfriend?

  • AnonD-13083

AnonD-6077, 06 Jul 2011I know cycle speeds aren't everything, but with phone CPU's abou... morethey could sell 2 ghz today but the market doesnt work like that, its all about money and taking one step at the time..

  • AnonD-13083

gsmarena.com writes that in Q3 2013 a dual core chipset with 2-2,5 Ghz wil be on the market but on the picture it actualy sais QUAD core! Now we are talking!

  • AnonD-6077

I know cycle speeds aren't everything, but with phone CPU's about to hit 1.4GHz already I fail to understand why it's going to take Qualcomm until 2013 to break the 2GHz barrier? If this is the case I think they are going to loose their market position very quickly..

  • Anonymous

2 ghz on mobile phone? This is crazy (for now, of course)

  • g

Anonymous, 06 Jul 2011Oh, don't worry...i'm pretty much sure they'll come up with some... moreI hope that will be: a good batery....

  • AnonD-5197

Galaxy S II with dual-core 1.2 GHz lasts bit longer than Galaxy S with Single core. Faster + multiple core processor don't necessarily mean they drain battery quicker.

  • Anonymous

Just one little, tiny detail.

Direct X 9.3 DOES NOT EXIST. Never have, never will.

Either is wrong or fake.

  • Anonymous

Superbly awesome, wanna see how it turns out...

  • fish

Hardware progress faster than software..
the current dualcore processor are still an overkill on every apps on the market.. though it's necessary to process 1080p videos..

quadcore?? beastly performance, but they need to develop better batteries..

  • AnonD-5397

looks like a no speed limit zone..

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 06 Jul 2011With quad core in 2 ghz the battery will not last even for six h... moreOh, don't worry...i'm pretty much sure they'll come up with something that will use all that power :)

  • Raj

Im thinking of getting an Android phone now to update my current Samsung Wave. Now im thinking of waiting till year end to snatch up that Adreno 225......Damn, choices choices.

  • CypherGate

At the rate phones are advancing I just cant decide whether to wait for the new tech which is around the corner or get the latest phone now... then again you get the latest phone now then about 1 month to 2 months later its out of date again.

  • AnonD-1393

Anonymous, 06 Jul 2011With quad core in 2 ghz the battery will not last even for six h... moreYou are forgetting that these will be made at 28nm process. Current snapdragons are made at 45nm.

  • Anonymous

With quad core in 2 ghz the battery will not last even for six hours.And for what thing will someone need a so powerful cpu in a phone?