Qualcomm introduces Snapdragon 600, 400-tier processors

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) subsidiary Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has introduced three new Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processors aimed at supporting enhanced user experiences and connectivity for high performance and high volume mobile devices, the company said.

The new Snapdragon 653, Snapdragon 626 and Snapdragon 427 processors are designed to deliver higher levels of processing performance than their predecessors. All three new processors are designed to support Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology, designed to deliver power up to 4X faster compared to traditional charging methods.

Qualcomm Technologies also announced that, over the past 12 months, there have been more than 400 OEM designs based on its Snapdragon 600-tier chipsets, including more than 300 devices launched and more than 100 device designs currently in the pipeline.

Qualcomm Inc. provides 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. It substantially all of Qualcomm´s engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of its products and services businesses, including its semiconductor business, QCT.