Honor 5X to Ship with Snapdragon 616

Honor 5X to Ship with Snapdragon 616

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Honor HQ has today announced that the 5X will be shipping with the Snapdragon 616 rather than the previously advertised 615. The primary difference between the two chips is that 616 runs with four cores at 1.2GHz not at 1GHz like the 615, the remaining four cores will run at 1.5GHz. Keep in mind that this does not affect the results of our review, but if the Snapdragon 616 ships clocked at 1.5GHz it would indeed perform differently than what we were able to test, as there’d be a 200MHz difference. If anything, it’s almost certainly a net-win.