Qualcomm Introduces New Snapdragon 636 Chipset for Mid-range Phones

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Qualcomm is one of the main reasons smart-phones these days are so alluring to us is the presence of the ultra-widescreen technology. But that does not really leave us with a whole lot of choice. We either choose the high-end model, or we compromise according to our budget. This is when Qualcomm swoops in.

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 636 chipset, mid-range phones could be acquiring a noteworthy boost in the near future. A descendant to Qualcomm’s current Snapdragon 630 mid-range chipset, the 636 will make it easier for phone makers to bring FHD+ support. The names for the 2160×1080 resolution found in many 2:1 displays, in less steep mobiles, permitting them to gain similar dimensions to flagships like the LG G6 and Huawei Mate 10 Pro.

Plausibly, there are some additional powers under the cover to back this up. While doing demanding tasks, you will probably notice that the Adreno 509 graphics are only about 10 percent faster when you stack them up against the 630, but the Kryo 260 CPU is about 40 percent faster.

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Smartphone camera technology has been enhanced over the last few years, and the new chipset comes with Qualcomm Spectra 160 image sensor processing and featureful Clear Sight Camera. Camera resolutions up to 24- megapixel with zero shutter lag are shored up. It also comes with support for 4L UHD video capture and full HD video capture.

Regarding connectivity, Snapdragon 636 supports dual-SIM 4G LTE with VoLTE HD voice calling, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, and Snapdragon X12 4G LTE modem, with acme download speeds of up to 600Mbps. You also get support for Qualcomm Aqstic audio codec for Hi-Fi audio on the go.

Last, of all, Snapdragon 636 also supports Quick Charge 4.0 & USB 3.1 connectivity. Qualcomm expects to ship the chipsets to manufacturers by November, and we are likely to see smartphones powered by the chipset in 2017 or early 2018.