Qualcomm Dual Core Snapdragon has Windows Phone support

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In a recent product brief for the Dual core Snapdragon MSM8x60 / APQ8060 processor Qualcomm notes the processor has wide OS support, including for Windows Phone.

The Snapdragon MSM8x60 supports speeds of up to 1.5 Ghz and 16 megapixel dual camera support and is built on 45 nm technology.

The spec sheets state:

This third generation Snapdragon mobile processor includes the industry’s first asynchronous SMP dual-core CPU design, delivering superior performance and power optimization for high-tier mobile devices, particularly for mobile entertainment and gaming applications.

This latest addition to the Snapdragon line-up represents the next step in mobile technology, improving overall user experience, increasing system performance and further extending battery life. The MSM8x60 dual-core mobile processor and the all new AP-only option APQ8060, deliver superior 3D gaming and full 1080p HD video.

The MSM8x60 processor establishes clear industry leadership over rivals with a 60% performance increase and more favourable power profile than standard SMP ARM A9 dual-core processors. Supported operating systems include Android™, Chrome, Blackberry ®, and Windows® Phone.

Qualcomm has previously said they were working very closely with Microsoft on Mango and will be exclusive processor provider the next wave of Windows Phone 7 handsets.

See the product spec sheet after the break.



Via Monsmartphone.net.

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