Earlier this month, the Snapdragon 1000 chip was introduced and was mentioned to be targeted towards ARM laptops. Various features of the chipset were addressed including its TDP and cores used. A few hours ago fresh information about the Snapdragon 1000 was spotted online.
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To recap, the chip will feature a TDP of up to 12-watt (W), nearly double the TDP of the Snapdragon 850 and massive for ARM chip. Additionally, it might make use of the Cortex-A7 core which was just launched by ARM. This core offers a 35% performance boost.
Today, it was reported that the Project Poipu, developer platform of the Snapdragon 1000 was recently spotted with 16 GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128 GB storage. The chip also has Gigabit WLAN and a new power management chip.
In addition, the Snapdragon 1000 sports a socketed design which will allow users to easily change chipsets. As of now, there is no information on the chipset’s launch date. However, WinFuture has reported that an Asus device named “Primus” might sport the Snapdragon 1000 chip along with 2K-resolution display and the latest WiGig standard. The device and the chipset might be launched later this year, 2018.