Qualcomm has officially announced its newest chipsets, the Snapdragon 653, 626 and 427. These are the successors to the Snapdragon 650/52, 625 and the 425 SoCs.

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All three of the new processors feature the new X9 LTE modem, with twice the speeds (from the X6 LTE modem with 150 Mbps download/75 Mbps upload) to support  300 Mbps download/150 Mbps upload speeds. The Snapdragon 653 sees an upgrade from the X8 modem to the new X9 Modem.


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The Snapdragon 627 has a slightly overclocked processor (from  2.0GHz in the SD 625) to 2.2GHz. Similarly, Qualcomm has overclocked the Snapdragon 653 to 1.95GHz  (from 1.8GHz on the SD650/652). Additionally the Snapdragon 653 chipset now supports up to 8GB of RAM (up from 4GB max).  All three chipsets now support Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology,  Qualcomm TruSignal antenna boost and Wi-Fi 802.11ac with MU-MIMO and 802.11n.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 vs 626 vs 653

FeatureQualcomm Snapdragon 427Qualcomm Snapdragon 626Qualcomm Snapdragon 653
Process28 nm LP14 nm LPP28 nm HPm
CPU Clock SpeedUp to 1.4 GHz 64-bit
Up to 2.2 GHz 64-bit
Up to 1.95 GHz 64-bit
CPU CoresQuad-core CPU
4x ARM Cortex A53
Octa-core CPU
8x ARM Cortex A53
Octa-core CPU
4x ARM Cortex A72
4x ARM Cortex A53
Memory
LPDDR3 667MHz
LPDDR3 933MHz

Up to 8GB, LPDDR3 933MHz Dual-Channel


GPUAdreno 308 GPU
Adreno 506 GPU
Adreno 510 GPU
ConnectivityX9 LTE, with Cat 7 downlink speeds up to 300Mbps, and Cat 13 uplink speeds up to 150Mbps, LTE Dual SIM. VoLTE, NFC, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac with MU-MIMO, 802.11n

X9 LTE, with Cat 7 downlink speeds up to 300Mbps, and Cat 13 uplink speeds up to 150Mbps, LTE Dual SIM. VoLTE, NFC, USB 3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac with MU-MIMO, 802.11n


X9 LTE, with Cat 7 downlink speeds up to 300Mbps, and Cat 13 uplink speeds up to 150Mbps, LTE Dual SIM. VoLTE, NFC, USB 2.0. Wi-Fi 802.11ac with MU-MIMO, 802.11n


Bluetooth
Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy

Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy

Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy

Quick ChargeQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0/ Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Display720p
1280x800
WXGA
1080p Full HD
1900x1200
WUXGA
2560x1600
Quad HD
WQXGA
CamerasUp to 16 MP camera, 2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)
Up to 24 MP camera, 2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)Up to 21 MP camera, 2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)
Part numberMSM 8920MSM 8953ProMSM 8976Pro

Qualcomm says that devices with the new Snapdragon 653 and 626 chipsets will be available by the end of 2016. Previously, we have reported that the OPPO R9s Plus, will be powered by the Snapdragon 653 processor.  Devices with the Snapdragon 427 chipset, will be available by early 2017.


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