Qualcomm advances the arrival of a new Snapdragon processor for smart watches

MADRID, July 14. (Portaltic/EP) –

Qualcomm has advanced the arrival of a new processor Snapdragon for smart watches (‘smartwatches’) that will succeed the chips Wear 4100 and 4100+ launched on the market in June 2020.

Snapdragon has posted on his official account Twitter a message that says the following: “The clock is ticking towards something big”. In addition, it has been accompanied by a 3D animation that ends with the text “You saw what matters.”

This publication seems to anticipate the arrival, “very soon”, of the new generation of processors from the American company for smart watches, from which it reveals the silhouette of one of the chips in the manufacturing process, with the brand’s logo.

Snapdragon’s latest smartwatch chips, the Wear 4100 and Wear 4100+, hit the market in June 2020.

In the absence of knowing the official technical specifications, the new processors will be called Wear 5100 and 5100+, according to the specialized media WinFuture.

This portal also anticipates that the new generation of Snapdragon chips will consist of four Cortex A53 cores running at 1.7GHz with an Adreno 702 GPU at 700MHz. The processor models will also be compatible with LPDDR4X RAM and eMMC 5.1 storage, and will be manufactured in four nanometers (nm).

The two chips will offer support for up to 4GB of RAM and support for cameras up to 13 megapixels (MP) in the case of the Wear 5100 and 16 MP in the Wear 5100+. With them, you can record videos in 1080p quality, In addition to making video calls, according to this website.

At the connectivity level, the new Snapdragon will offer support for the LTE standard and 5GHz WiFi. Both processors will also be compatible depending on the medium with the Android Open Source Platform (AOSP) and Wear OS by Google. Precisely, its launch can coincide with the arrival of more Wear OS 3 watches on the market.

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