More QualComm Snapdragon S4 processor details Emerges

Qual­Comm out­ed more details on Snap­drag­on S4 proces­sor. As we know Qual­Comm is work­ing on 2.5GHz Snap­drag­on S4 proces­sor dis­cussed in Qual­Comm Roadmap.

Main fea­tures of Qual­Comm Snap­drag­on S4 SoC (Sys­tem-on-Chip)

  • 28nm man­u­fac­tur­ing process promis­es small­er com­po­nents, low­er pow­er con­sump­tion and improved ther­mal per­for­mance
  • Krait CPU will intro­duce a new pipeline archi­tec­ture that promis­es a 60% boost over the cur­rent Scor­pi­on line­up
  • Adreno 225 GPU 50% increase in GPU per­for­mance com­pared to Adreno 220 sup­port for Direc­tX 9.3 for Win­dows 8 in addi­tion to OpenGL ES 1.1 and 2.0

The Snap­drag­on S4 MSM8960 chipset includes world’s lead­ing 2G, 3G and 4G mobile broad­band modem tech­nolo­gies on a sin­gle chip.

— LTE FDD/TDD (Cat3)
 — 3G (DC-HSPA+ Cat 24)
 — EV-DO Rev. B
 — 1x Advanced
 — TD-SCD­MA
 — GSM/GPRS/EDGE

Wire­less Tech­nolo­gies S4 includes

— Blue­tooth 4.0
 — GPS (using both GPS and GLONASS net­works simul­ta­ne­ous­ly)
 — WiFi a/​b/​g/​n

Source: Qual­Comm