The Mobile Development Platform Tablet (MDP/T) is meant to offer app and game developers early access to the processor that will power most high-end Android devices coming in the second part of the year.
The Snapdragon 801 is a new iteration of the popular Snapdragon 800 processor that has been tweaked to make it faster, while the Snapdragon 610 and 615 are Cortex A53 based 64-bit octa-core and quad-core processors respectively with integrated 5 mode global LTE capabilities.
Qualcomm buries the Snapdragon 802 due to lack of demand
Qualcomm has cancelled the Snapdragon 802 which it announced at the beginning of the year. The Snapdragon 802 was announced back in January as Qualcomm’s first fully integrated SoC designed for Ultra HD smart TVs. However now due to lack of demand for the chip the company has decided to not "commercialize" it.
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Qualcomm's RF360 Front End system is expected to arrive to the first handsets later this year, bringing Qualcomm into the RF components market and effectively meaning that they will now provide all the chips needed to power your phone's communication system.
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