During Computex 2010 in Taiwan, Qualcomm has announced that its Mobile Station Modem MSM8260 and MSM8660 Snapdragon chipsets are now available to manufacturers for sampling ahead of final manufacturing and inclusion into new devices.
The MSM8260 supports HSPA+, while the MSM8660 supports multi-mode HSPA+/1xEV-DO Rev. B. Both also support GPS, dedicated GPU with 2D / 3D acceleration and support for Open GL ES 2.0 and Open VG 1.1, 1080p video encoding/decoding, and support for up to 24-bit WXGA resolution (1,280 x 800 pixel) displays.
Both chipsets will run up to 1.2GHz and the company has also confirmed that the chipsets are built-around two application cores alongside the modem chipset. Qualcomm has also confirmed another Snapdragon chipset intended for larger screen devices such as tablets that will begin shipping by the end of the year.