Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8060 Processor

Qualcomm gets official with TouchPad-powering Snapdragon APQ8060 processor and comes paired with an Adreno 220 GPU that Qualcomm.Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Processor powers advanced 3D gaming and stereoscopic 3D in latest tablets and smartphones.Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8060 have single and dual-cor custom CPUs and advanced GPUs enhance performance levels and enable next-generation mobile…….

Qualcomm Incorporated announced that its Snapdragon processors are enabling the latest and greatest multimedia experiences in today’s commercial mobile devices including stereoscopic 3D (S3D) entertainment, 1080p 30fps HD video capture and playback, console-quality gaming and full web browsing with Adobe Flash 10. The newest member of the Snapdragon family, Qualcomm’s APQ8060 dual-CPU processor powers the HP TouchPad.HP TouchPad offers a 9.7-inch diagonal multitouch display, an innovative and intuitive multitasking UI and a robust platform for game development. Qualcomm and HP collaborated with Polarbit to optimize its action-packed arcade flight simulation game, Armageddon Squadron II for the HP TouchPad. Running on the HP TouchPad, Squadron II showcases dynamic lighting and shading with enhanced motion blur visual effects to create a real-world gaming experience which is made possible with the power of Qualcomm’s Adreno 220 GPU.

Qualcomm‘s embedded CPUs and GPUs are designed from the ground up to deliver unprecedented processing and 3D graphics performance with industry-leading efficiency to extend battery life. The 8×60 family with the APQ8060 being the newest addition is part of the third generation of the Snapdragon family and is the ultimate solution for the latest multi-tasking smartphones and tablets. The third-generation includes: two asynchronous processor cores; an integrated Adreno 220 GPU with twice the processing power of its predecessor; support for up to a 16 Megapixel camera and can capture and display HD 1080P stereoscopic video or 8 Megapixel stereoscopic still images to an autostereoscopic panel or a 3DTV (via HDMI), allowing consumers to capture high resolution video or stills and watch them without the need for special glasses.

The second generation Snapdragon single-core family of CPUs is already powering numerous smartphones that are commercially available today, including the recently launched Sharp Galapagos 003SH, a 3D entertainment smartphone. The Galapagos 003SH is powered by the Snapdragon MSM8255 processor which provides the ability to capture and display pictures, as well as play movies in stereoscopic 3D without the use of glasses. The Galapagos 003SH also supports the Adreno 205 GPU for 3D gaming capability in addition to a 9.6 Megapixel camera and HD 720p video for playback and recording.Qualcomm and Adreno are registered trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated. Snapdragon and MSM8255 are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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