Snapdragon 821 launched
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 11 July 2016 18:46

Snapdragon 821 launched


Maximum clock 2.4GHz

Qualcomm has received an order from big clients for a faster iteration of Snapdragon and, guess what? The Snapdragon 821 is born and its Kryo core frequency has jumped from a previous 2.15GHz to 2.4Ghz. 

Huawei supports Daydream VR
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 20 May 2016 11:29

Huawei supports Daydream VR


With both Kirin and Qualcomm devices

Fudzilla has an official note from Huawei saying it will be one of the first companies to support Daydream, Google’s platform for high performance mobile virtual reality.

Xiaomi will fire up its homemade rifle soon
Published in Processors


A mobile processor of its own

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi is about to launch a mobile processor to reduce its dependence on Qualcomm and MediaTek.

Qualcomm has two 10nm Snapdragons
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 April 2016 12:11

Qualcomm has two 10nm Snapdragons


830 and 828 in 10nm FinFET

We already expected a Snapdragon 823 which would be a faster version of MSM98996, better known as Snapdragon 820. Now the recent leak indicates that there might be a 828 and 830 coming later this year using the 10nm FinFET process.

Windows 10 mobile works on Snapdragon 820
Published in Processors


No reason for any delays


Microsoft has just issued some documentation which suggests that Windows 10 Mobile already supports the Snapdragon 820 chipset and the unannounced Snapdragon 830.

2017 Snapdragon will be 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 14 April 2016 08:31

2017 Snapdragon will be 10nm


Exclusive:
Launched by the year's end

There has been a leak about the Snapdragon 823, or a successor to Snapdragon 820, which will be more than just a faster version –  our well-placed industry sources have confirmed that Qualcomm plans to use the 10nm process on the new chip late in 2016.

Galaxy Note 6 gets the Snapdragon 823
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 12:26

Galaxy Note 6 gets the Snapdragon 823


Qualcomm’s Unreleased most powerful chip

The Galaxy Note 6 will feature Qualcomm's most powerful mobile chip — the so-far unseen Snapdragon 823.

HTC 10 to come with Super LCD 5
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 21 March 2016 10:49

HTC 10 to come with Super LCD 5


3000 mAh battery

One of the most prominent phone information leakers, @evleaks has shared more details about the upcoming HTC 10.

Snapdragon 820 SoC might cost $70
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 18 March 2016 13:18

Snapdragon 820 SoC might cost $70


Compared to $30 for Helio X20

Qualcomm is definitely back in the high-end phone game with the Snapdragon 820. The Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5, two flagship phones, are using the Qualcomm chip, and now the China based analyst quoted by our colleagues claims the Snapdragon 820 might cost Qualcomm as much as $70 per SoC.

Qualcomm enters the VR game
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 16 March 2016 11:36

Qualcomm enters the VR game


Creates a Snapdragon VR SDK

Qualcomm has launched a Snapdragon VR SDK for smartphones and VR headsets as its effort to enter the VR market.