Qualcomm unveiled an eight 64-bit mobile processor




MWC | Qualcomm unveiled an eight 64-bit mobile processor


Company Qualcomm announced at the biggest international exhibition for the mobile electronics MWC-2014 eight-new 64-bit processor Snapdragon 615 for mobile devices with integrated LTE-module and features streaming video format 4K.

Deliveries of this crystal expected in the fourth quarter of this year. Reservations Ubergizmo reports that the chip will be used in the top smartphones and tablets. Built on 64-bit architecture ARMv8, Snapdragon processor 615, is without doubt one of the most powerful 64-bit mobile chipsets and will be in line with the crystal A7 from Apple.

In addition to the announcement of 615 Snapdragon, Qualcomm unveiled its budget option in the form of Snapdragon quad 610. Here it should be noted that both the crystal offer support for DirectX 11.2 and OpenGL ES 3.0. And if the OpenGL ES 3.0 and all so clear, the availability of support DirectX 11.2 – is a good sign that Microsoft is quite possibly going to unify its graphics API platforms for ARM and Intel. This may mean that in the future we will see more Windows-devices based on ARM-based crystals.

It seems, Snapdragon 615 and 610 receive full support OpenGL libraries in the future, but for now it include Qualcomm wants. Currently, the only mobile processor, capable of working with a full version of the engine Unreal Engine 4 is crystal Tegra K1 from the company NVIDIA, so for game developers will be pleasant news that there is an alternative in the face of Qualcomm and its new processors, fully open to the world OpenGL .

When using the chip (615) in future mobile devices will be able to last the wireless streaming video in 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) with integrated format H.265. In addition, the crystal embedded LTE-module and support for all modern wireless transmission media, including 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1.
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