1.5 GHz processor from Qualcomm in Q4 2010

qualcomm-snapdragonQualcomm announced today a new Snapdragon processor, QSD8672 clocked at 1.5 GHz. The US-based chip maker Qualcomm will release the new chipset before the end of this year.

The new dial-core QSD8672 chip that incorporates GPU cores running up to 1.5 GHz, will be used for the next smartphone, low cost notebooks and tablet PC’s, said Mark Frankel the vice president of product management for Qualcomm CDMA Technologies. QSD8672 chipset will be crafted using a 45 nm, and will support the full HD videos (1080p), HDMI, DDR2 and DDR3 interfaces.

The first gadgets with the future Qualcomm processor will appear somewhere around Christmas.