Agam Shah, writing for PCWorld, “Qualcomm Overtakes Apple With Eight-Core, 64-Bit Mobile Processor”:
Qualcomm has leaped ahead of Apple in 64-bit mobile chip
development with its first eight-core Snapdragon 615 chip for
mobile devices, which has integrated LTE and 4K video rendering
capabilities. The Snapdragon 615 will go into high-end smartphones
and tablets, which should become available in the fourth quarter,
a Qualcomm spokesman said in an email.