Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by hormel, May 17, 2012.
I stumbled across an LG leak:
Well the snapdragon wiki has it... there isn't much to say about it on the wiki though other than it lacking a modem which would explain the need for the MDM9615. Also says that it is clocked at 1.5- 1.7 ghz quad-core and has a adreno 320 gpu. Here's the link to the wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snapdragon_(system_on_chip) it's the very last chip on the chart. I don't know if there is anymore info on the chip, but whats there, but I can take a look and see if I can find more.
I also found a couple official qualcomm articles that talk about it in general.
That's the main reason I was so confused, because nothing official designates the MDM for this quad core that I have seen.
Qualcomm showed this processor in a tablet,
AnandTech - Qualcomm Shows Off Quad Core Krait APQ8064 at 1.5 GHz
I'm really surprised they don't have one of these with a modem. Most American carriers are switching out the quad cores of the HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy SIII with Qualcomm's duel core snapdragon because it contains LTE on the SoC.
They are switching the quad-cores to dual-cores because of LTE modem compatibility issues with the quad-core exynos processor. With this design OEMs can put in a separate modem and have it work on LTE with no problems. So it makes sense to me. I'm not sure why they didn't make the SoC with a built in modem, but I think needing a separate one will give OEMs more choices to use.