Qualcomm’s roadmap for 2011/2013 has been leaked, revealing hardware details and approximate release dates of their next-generation Snapdragon chips, codenamed Krait.
Update 07 July: Totally unaware of the Streisand Effect, the Qualcomm legal department requested that we remove the leaked images. The source at the end of this post still has them up. If they take it down too, you can always google them.
First of the block will be the 8960, 8270 and 8260A with LTE, HSPA and HSPA+ connectivity respectively that will start shipping in the last quarter this year.
In Q3 2012, we will see the launch of the low-end 8930 and 8230 with LTE/DC-HSPA+ and HSPA+ support respectively and will have single channel memory and Adreno 305 graphics, which despite the name is weaker than the 225.
Lastly in Q1 2013 we will see 8974 with dual channel memory and Adreno 320 graphics.
I work in the industry, I have to say that if you look at the current progression of technology (5 years ago Dual core PCs were top dollar) now there are phones with dual core. It won't be long before there is quad core processed phones on the market...
that very well said , these companies do have capability to put higher configuration but they snatch the amount invested in R&D .... I hope if any company could do to make screen size flexible also which will eliminate the need of tablets ... o...
Do you need a smartphone? Well I do, and than faster CPU then better. Just to remind you that mobile phone is not JUST A PHONE anymore.