Chipmaker Qualcomm is ready to launch four new chips for the 600 and 400 tier Snapdragon processors. The new 415 chipsets will start appearing in mid-ranged smartphones by the first half of this year with the rest arriving in the second half.

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 620 and 618 will feature 64-bit ARM Cortex A-72 CPUs and the new X8 LTE modem. The 620 has quad-core A72s and A53s.The 618 has a dual-core A72, as well as a quad-core A53.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 620

The 600 tier chip will now be capable of 4K video capture and playback, 13 MP camera support, and Qualcomm’s Adreno GPU for better graphics.

The Snapdragon 425 and 415 will feature octa-core CPUs. The 425 model will feature X8 LTE connectivity. The 415 model will feature X5 LTE connectivity. Both will house eight 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 CPU cores and the Adreno GPU.

This announcement comes only two weeks after Qualcomm announced its top-tier Snapdragon 810 processor. The 620 and 618 chips feature some of the same specs that were previously only available in the 800 tier. The 425 chip is the first in the 400 series to feature X8 LTE connectivity.

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