Qualcomm is making midrange Android phones more powerful with its new Snapdragon 710 chip

What’s more powerful than Qualcommn’s midrange Snapdragon 660 processor, but not quite as powerful as the top-of-the-line Snapdragon 845 chip found in flagships like the Samsung Galaxy S9? The answer is apparently Qualcomm’s newest mobile processor, the Snapdragon 710, and the first chip in the company’s better-than-midrange Snapdragon 700 series that it announced earlier this year.

Qualcomm is holding to the same promises with the 710 that it first touted when it announced the line back in February. That includes twice the AI performance compared to the Snapdragon 660, which Qualcomm says should offer improvements in a wide range of applications from voice-based user interfaces to photography and biometrics. Other parts, like the X15…

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