Just when you think that PS4 and Xbox 720 wouldn’t be needed for the next generation gaming, now Qualcomm among the mobile chip companies that is going to change the ever growing landscape with the Snapdragon S4.
If you’ve been watching closely to the Android gaming scene lately, then you’re well informed just how well stunning these games are elegantly running on Android tablets and phones alike. I’m sure most of us will be blown away with the crisp graphics and smooth gameplay one can pack in a pocket now.
Traditional home consoles for gaming such as the Xbox 360 have long been the norm, but according to Qualcomm that will change in the future. They’ve recently said in a recent presentation, dedicated gaming consoles are heading to the exit door. They added that the good old fashion console “will no longer be needed” because gaming is destined to be all mobile, and their Snapdragon platform is helping to make that a reality along the way.
Qualcomm’s newly released product is the powerful Snapdragon S3 which features dual-core Scorpion CPUs boasting at 1.5Ghz and an Andreno 220 GPU. When the time has arrived, the company has said that people can look forward to their Snapdragon S4 with dual-core Krait CPUs (28nm) and the faster Adreno 225 GPU, which according to Qualcomm will exceed the current generation console 3D gaming experiences.
With only a small number of games right now that are tune-up to delicately show off the maximum potential of multi-core CPUs and GPUs, in the next couple of quarters we can look forward to enjoying more as dual-core smartphones become the trend.
So, what do you think of replacing your very own Xbox 360 and PS3 just for the fact that a smartphone can be played over an HDTV too. Let us know what you think in the comments below.