Bangalore: HTC and Qualcomm announced a new partnership on multi-core processors at the Mobile World Congress (MWC). With this alliance, they will bring multi-core processors to HTC forthcoming line of devices.
According to Dr Paul Jacobs, Chairman and CEO of Qualcomm, HTC and Qualcomm are working together so as to bring next-gen platform for HTC's smartphones and tablets. As of now, HTC's new smartphones and its tablet-Flyer have single-core chips. With this deal, it is likely that HTC and Qualcomm will come up with new range of devices featuring dual-core or quad-core processor.
Qualcomm has already announced that its Snapdragon SOCs (System on Chips) will come up with different chips sets-singe, dual and quad. These new chip sets will be based on a 28nm scale. It is likely to increase the speed up to 2.5GHz per core and improves the energy efficiency by 75 percent. There are also expectations that the performance will be 12 times better.