Qualcomm has finally launched a new mid-range chipset, the Snapdragon 710. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 is an octa-core chipset that sets up a great competition for the similarly priced Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 and the MediaTek Helio P60.
CPU and GPU
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 is an octa-core processor with 2 cores clocked at 2.2 GHz while remaining 6 are clocked at 1.7GHz. The Snapdragon 660 and the MediaTek Helio P60 are also octa-core processors. The Snapdragon 710, Snapdragon 660 and Helio P60 come with Adreno 616, Adreno 512 and ARM Mali G72 MP3 GPU respectively.
As for the support for cameras, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 can support up to a single 32-megapixel camera while dual-camera setups can go up to 20-megapixel. The Snapdragon 660, on the other hand, can support Up to 24MP single and 16MP dual camera setup. The Helio P60 can push its limits to 32 MP single and a 16MP+24MP dual camera setup. All the processors are capable of recording videos at 4K Ultra HD resolution.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 and the MediaTek Helio P60 can support up to Full HD+ resolution displays. The Snapdragon 710 being more advanced can even handle displays with a Quad HD+ display.
The MediaTek Helio P60 chipset comes with Pump Express 4 fast charging support. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 710 come with Qualcomm's Quick Charge 4 and Quick Charge 4+ technology respectively.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Snapdragon 660, and MediaTek Helio P60, all support Dual Band Wi-Fi 802.11ac. The Snapdragon 710 and Snapdragon 660 come with Bluetooth 5.0 while the MediaTek chipset comes with Bluetooth 4.2. As for location, all the processors support GPS, GLONASS, Beidou and Galileo. However, the Qualcomm chipsets also support QZSS and SBAS.