An updated Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC with LTE Cat. 9 support under testing

By December 27th, 2014 AT 12:26 AM

Earlier this year, Qualcomm announced their first high-end 64-bit mobile SoC, the Snapdragon 810. During the initial announcement, Qualcomm stated that it would come with inbuilt 4G LTE Cat. 6 radios, but according to a new report from Fudzilla, Qualcomm has updated the Snapdragon 810 SoC with LTE Cat. 9 connectivity, resulting into a theoretical data download speeds of up to 450Mbps (as opposed to 300Mbps under LTE Cat. 6) and an uplink speed of 50Mbps.

The Snapdragon 810 is said to be undergoing testing in the UK with the help of Huawei and EE network. Most of the flagship smartphones, which will be announced next year will be equipped with the Snapdragon 810 SoC.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810

Transitioning from Category 6 to Category 9 LTE-A connectivity will mean 1.5x faster peak download speeds, swift application response times, reliable connectivity and connections to the fastest networks.

– Enrico Salvatori, senior vice president and president of Qualcomm Europe

Even Samsung is readying on its own SoC, the Exynos 7420 chipset with LTE Cat. 9, but unlike the Snapdragon 810, it will come with double the upload speed with a data speed of 100Mbps. MediaTek’s upcoming high-end 64-bit processing chipset, the MT6795 lacks an inbuilt 4G LTE modem.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Block Diagram

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 comprises of a 64-bit octa-core CPU assembled in big.LITTLE manner (quad-core Cortex A57 + quad-core Cortex A53), Adreno 430 GPU, LPDDR4 RAM, and a 4G LTE modem (Cat. 9).

Source

Read more on:

Computer science engineer turned technology blogger. Following consumer electronics industry closely from 2006, he can now predict pretty much where the market is heading. He has a dream to own Android, Windows Phone and iOS smartphones all at the same time.

Leave a Reply

avatar
Photo and Image Files
 
 
 

Recent Posts

Airtel Offering Up to 126GB Free Data Benefits on Purchase of 4G Hotspot Device

For a lot of telecom subscribers, a different way to connect to the internet is through a Wi-Fi hotspot device....

Vodafone Prepaid Users Can Avail Amazon Prime Membership for Rs 499: Here’s How

These days, telecom operators are finding new ways to lure subscribers and increase their user base. And the frontrunner on...

Airtel Digital TV Slashes HD and SD Set-Top Box Prices By Rs 200 to Take on Tata Sky

Just like the telecom industry, the DTH industry in India has also grown very competitive in the past few months....