The processor with which Qualcomm one-upped itself will ship in Q4. The Vice President of Product Management at Qualcomm, 1.5GHz QSD8672 Snapdragon will ship the chip prior to the dawn of 2011.

He said that this chip could be used in smartphones, tablet PCs and low-cost laptops. This new 8672 is based on an ARM design and will be made using a 45nm process technology, and the individual voltage scaling will enable each core to be clocked independently of the other in order to maximize battery life and performance.1080p video playback will be supported, as will DDR2, DDR3 and HDMI interfaces.

SOURCE: Engadget

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