BlackBerry KEY2 may boast 6GB of RAM and a Snapdragon 660

The BlackBerry KEY2 looks set to feature 6GB of RAM and an improved processor. The upcoming device that will be manufactured by TCL Communication recently received a number of certifications signaling a nearing release. And now, after various renders revealed the new smartphone’s design, a new spec sheet appears to detail the device’s internals.

Starting off with power, TCL Communication looks set to include a more powerful chip. Specifically, the octa-core Snapdragon 660 replaces the Snapdragon 625 seen in last year’s BlackBerry KEYOne. Furthermore, the new processor is coupled with …


Moto G6 Plus benchmark listing reveals Snapdragon 660 and more

A new Geekbench listing has revealed a number specs in regards to the upcoming Moto G6 Plus. Motorola has already confirmed that it will be unveiling its new Moto G6 lineup next week in Brazil, but this has not stopped the leaks from coming, with the Moto G6 Plus being the latest device to be spotted on benchmarks.

Until today, it was previously thought that Motorola’s G6 Plus would utilize Qualcomm’s slightly less powerful Snapdragon 630 chipset, due to the fact that last year’s G5 Plus and G5S Plus used the Snapdragon 625 processor. Thanks to a new Geekbench listing, however, it appears …

Alleged Nokia 7 Plus leaked specs include Snapdragon 660 CPU, dual-lens Zeiss camera

Finnish company HMD Global is supposed to bring quite a few nice surprises at this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade fair. Aside from the new Nokia-branded flagship, an incredibly powerful mid-range smartphone could be unveiled as well – the improved version of the Nokia 7.

Since Nokia 7 is exclusive to China, the new model that’s expected to go global soon after unveil is a nice addition to HMD’s portfolio of Android smartphones. We’ve been reporting before about the Nokia 7 Plus, but this is the first time we have almost complete details about its specs.

Apparently, the Nokia …

Xiaomi Mi Note 3 leaked retail box confirms Snapdragon 660 CPU and 6GB RAM inside


The second next big thing coming from Xiaomi, the Mi Note 3 will be unveiled in less than 24 hours alongside the company’s flagship, the Mi MIX 2. Little was known about the upcoming Mi Note series device since aside from a few confusing reports there were no accurate leaks about the Mi Note 3.

Well, one day ahead of the Mi Note 3’s official unveiling, we have clear information about the smartphone’s specs. Despite the fact that Xiaomi Mi Note 3 will probably be limited to China and a few other Asian countries (India?), this looks like a very solid choice for those looking for an affordable …

The mid-range Snapdragon 660 processor comes surprisingly close to top-end Snapdragon 835 chip in performance test

Earlier this month, US chip maker Qualcomm announced its brand-new Snapdragon 660 and 630 processors for mid-range phones and other smart devices. Benchmark scores of the 660 model appeared online, showing the chip is capable of surprisingly high performance that hovers near the flagship Snapdragon 835 model’s teritorry.

In GeekBench (a prominent CPU performance test), the Snapdragon 660 – as present inside an unidentified smartphone code-named Heart – racked up 5,455 points in the multi-core test. Compared to the flagship Snapdragon 835 as present in the Samsung …

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 660 and 630 mobile platforms bring high-end features to the mid-range

Improved performance, enhanced photography, better connectivity, and longer battery life – these are some of the main promises of the new Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630 mobile platforms that Qualcomm has announced today. According to the company, the new chipsets are created to bring “more affordable high quality features for more smartphones and tablets, with little compromise on power”. The Snapdragon 660 is a successor of the Snapdragon 653 SoC, and the new Snapdragon 630 is an improved version of the 626 model, but both of them should give users significant improvements …

Qualcomm to introduce Snapdragon 660 SoC on May 9th?

According to a report out of China, Qualcomm will introduce a new chipset on May 9th. Called the Snapdragon 660, the SoC is built using the 14nm process and should find its way inside mid-to-high-end handsets. According to recent speculation, the chip will power the new dual-camera Samsung Galaxy C handset we told you about yesterday. Other phones that are rumored to employ the Snapdragon 660 include the Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2, Xiaomi Mi Max 2, Oppo R11, Vivo X9s Plus and the Nokia 7 and Nokia 8.

For heavy duty tasks, the Snapdragon 660 chipset will count on four Cortex-A73 cores running at …

HMD rumored to test two metal-clad Nokia smartphones with Snapdragon 660 CPUs

Many Nokia fans have been disappointed that HMD Global did not announce any flagship smartphones last month at Mobile World Congress. Still, the Finnish company promised that this is just the beginning and that new products will be revealed throughout the year.

Two of these unannounced devices could be under testing, a source familiar with HMD Global’s plans claims. The smartphones haven’t been named yet, but we’ll refer to them as Nokia 7 and 8.

Apparently, they aren’t really flagship smartphones, but they could be put on the top mid-range tier since both …