Qualcomm said to be working on a new smartwatch chip with more power


According to WinFuture (via Android Police), Qualcomm is prepping a new chipset for smartwatches. The chipmaker’s current Wear 3100 hasn’t exactly been knocking down the doors of watch manufacturers and is about to be replaced by a new chip known as either the “Snapdragon Wear 429” or “Snapdragon Wear 2700.” The new chip be will be produced using the 12nm process and will feature Cortex-A53 CPU cores along with 64-bit support. Compare those specs with the Wear 3100, which is made using the much larger 28nm process and comes with four Cortex-A7 cores. The 3100 offers 32-bit support. The smaller …

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