Qualcomm will soon launch its next generation Snapdragon Wear 5100 and 5100+ chipsets. pre launch, WinFuture.de The details of the upcoming wearable chipset have been revealed. Both the Snapdragon Wear 5100 and 5100+ platforms will replace the current Snapdragon Wear 4100 generation.
According to the report, the Snapdragon Wear 5100 and 5100+ chipsets will be based on Samsung Semiconductor’s 4nm process. The new Snapdragon Wear 5100 SoC will use a Molded Ledger Package (MLP) that separates the SoC and the power management IC. Whereas, the Snapdragon Wear 5100+ SoC will use a molded embedded package (MEP) in which the SoC and PMIC are integrated into a single package.
The “+” version is said to come with an additional QCC5100 co-processor based on ARM’s Cortex-M55. The co-processor will handle the data and Bluetooth connections, while the main Wear 5100+ processor will only be used for demanding tasks.
According to the report, both the Snapdragon Wear 5100 chips will be powered by four ARM Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.7GHz along with 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 will be able to support both full-blown Android and Google’s Wear OS.
Both the chips are said to be currently in development and are expected to launch later this year. Qualcomm hasn’t given any official information about it, so we recommend that you take this report with a pinch of salt.
According to the report, we will get to see the launch of new chips around the third or fourth quarter of 2022. This means that companies will continue to use the Snapdragon 4100 chip mostly in their smartwatches and the new platform should become more. Popular until 2023. However, at this point, this is just speculation and we will update you with all the latest developments on the subject as and when they arrive.
Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 5100, 5100+ chip details leaked ahead of launch: Details first appeared here on BGR India.