Qualcomm has just announced a new version of their S4 series of mobile processors. It’s going to be called the Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM9690. Incredibly it’s said to be up to x4 faster than the original version. Boy it’s getting quick nowadays isn’t it.
The graphics side is handled by a Adreno 320 GPU and this bad boy is able to produce console like graphics and lovely swish full HD video display. It also has so much power its capabilities reach to the ends of being able to power the highest end of cameras, including the new light field based ones being brought by the Lytro technology.
It’s also said by Qualcomm that the S4 Pro MSM9690 will be equipped for tablets and netbooks alike.
Qualcomm mentions that the S4 Pro will be position for the tablet and netbook market, so whether we see this big boy processor in any smartphones remains to be seen. Watch this space and we will update you when we have more.