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Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 5100, 5100+ Chip Details Leaked Before Launch: Details Here

Qualcomm will soon be launching its next-gen Snapdragon Wear 5100 and 5100+ chipsets. Prior to launch, has revealed details of the upcoming portable chipsets. Both the Snapdragon Wear 5100 and 5100+ platforms will succeed the current Snapdragon Wear 4100 generation. Also read – Samsung launches new WindFree air conditioners: check price, features

According to the report, the Snapdragon Wear 5100 and 5100+ chipsets will be made on Samsung Semiconductor’s 4nm process. The new Snapdragon Wear 5100 SoC uses a molded laser package (MLP) that separates SoC and power management IC. While the Snapdragon Wear 5100+ SoC will use a Molded Embedded Package (MEP) which integrates the SoC and PMIC in the same package. Also read – Google relaxes vaccine rules, social distancing and mask for employees

The “+” variant would come with an additional QCC5100 coprocessor based on ARM’s Cortex-M55. The co-processor will handle the data and Bluetooth connection, while the main Wear 5100+ processor will only be used for demanding tasks. Also read – Google’s dark mode is finally black

According to the report, both the snapdragon Wear 5100 chips have four ARM Cortex-A53 cores clocked up to 1.7GHz paired with an Adreno 702 GPU clocked at 700MHz. They will come with support for LPPDR4X RAM, eMMC 5.1 storage and an integrated ISP.

The report further states that the new Wear 5100 platform chips can support both Google’s full-fledged Android and Wear operating systems.

Both chips are said to be currently in development and are expected to be launched later this year. Qualcomm has not released any official information on this, so we suggest you take this report with a grain of salt.

If we are to believe the report, we will see the launch of the new chips around Q3 or Q4 of 2022. This means that companies mainly Snapdragon 4100 chip in their smartwatches and the new platform should become more popular by 2023. For now, however, this remains speculation and we will update you on the latest developments on the subject as they come in.

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