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lg optimus g2 to feature snapdragon 800

CES is yet to take off and companies have already started unloading their bag of new goodies. Qualcomm is no different and the company unveiled two now SoCs today designed for things that aren’t smartphones. The first in line is the Snapdragon 802, which targets TVs streaming 4K content on the screen, while the other is the Snapdragon 602A, which has been designed for in car infotainment systems.

The Snapdragon 802 shares its roots with the Snapdragon 800 and comes with four Krait cores clocked at 1.8GHz. Adreno 330 onboard takes care of the graphics load. The SoC also features dual-band 802.11 ac connectivity, AllJoyn integration and Snapdragon’s studio access content protection feature. The chipset is powerful enough to upscale 1080p content to 4K. It can be built into both TVs and set-top boxes.

Snapdragon 602A on the other hand comes with a quad-core Krait CPU and Adreno 320 GPU. It has been equipped with Gobi 9×15 multimode 3G/4G LTE, Hexagon DPS, integrated GNSS baseband processing, WiFi and Bluetooth LE 4.0 radios on board.

Devices with the Snapdragon 802 should hit the markets later this year, while Snapdragon 602A will become avvailable by the end of this quarter.

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