Snapdragon 680 spotted in Geekbench, might be a 2+6 version of the 710

Early indications are that the Snapdragon 710 is a hit with phone makers, but Qualcomm has more chips in the works. A Snapdragon 680 was spotted in Geekbench, which will be a boon for future mid-range phones.

The CPU is listed as having six cores, which is likely a 2 + 4 configuration as we’ve seen before in the Snapdragon 650 and 808. Do keep in mind that the name may not be final – for example, the S710 was originally “670”.

Which is to say that this may be a parred down version of the 710. The clockspeed of the big cores – 2.15 GHz – matches both the Kryo 260 in the S660 and the Kryo…

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