The fact that Samsung 14nm SoC works surprised the industry
Published in Processors


No one expected such good yields

We found out one rather interesting story at the Mobile World Congress and it sheds more light on Samsung's decision to use Exynos SoCs for most markets instead of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810. 

HTC One M9 scores 53852 in AnTuTu
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 06 March 2015 10:26

HTC One M9 scores 53852 in AnTuTu


Snapdragon 810 in action

We had a chance to run AnTuTu on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 in the HTC One M9, and we managed to run the latest and greatest 64-bit version of the test. 

Samsung Exynos 7420 14nm, a closer look
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 08:49

Samsung Exynos 7420 14nm, a closer look


64-bit, big.LITTLE Cortex-A57 at 2.1GGHz, A53 at 1.5GHz

Samsung had a rather short press conference, not talking that much about what is inside its new flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones, at least not in terms of silicon. 

Qualcomm talks Snapdragon 820 at MWC 2015
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With custom 64-bit CPU core

While some of the first devices based on the Snapdragon 810 are about to hit the global market, Qualcomm has decided to unveil some the first details regarding its next big thing at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, the Snapdragon 820 SoC.

MediaTek's octa-core MT6795 SoC spotted in GeekBench
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Neck and neck with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810

While Qualcomm's 20nm Snapdragon 810 SoC might be the star of upcoming flagship smartphones, it appears that MediaTek has its own horse for the race, the octa-core MT6795.

HTC One M9 leaked in Germany
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 23 February 2015 09:38

HTC One M9 leaked in Germany


Evolutionary design, no big surprises

The new HTC One M9 has been leaked by a German retailer, complete with official renders and specs. 

Samsung 14nm SoC changes everything
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 23 February 2015 08:10

Samsung 14nm SoC changes everything


Qualcomm in trouble

Recently Samsung announced that serial production of its new 14nm SoC has already commenced. The new part is going to end up in Samsung Galaxy S6 and a few other devices.

Snapdragon 810 is cooler than 801
Published in Processors
Monday, 16 February 2015 08:53

Snapdragon 810 is cooler than 801


Thermal issues filed under FUD

A new report suggests Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 is in fact cooler than its predecessor, despite rumours to the contrary.

SK Hynix shipping 8Gb LPDDR4 in LG G Flex 2
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 09:56

SK Hynix shipping 8Gb LPDDR4 in LG G Flex 2


Premium phones choice in 2015

Hynix is a big name in the memory industry, and since phones are becoming small, yet quite powerful computers, it doesn’t come as a surprise that new memory standards are making their way to flagship phones. 

Qualcomm reportedly tweaks Snapdragon 810
Published in Processors
Friday, 06 February 2015 08:39

Qualcomm reportedly tweaks Snapdragon 810


Overheating issue resolved, or so they say

Qualcomm and TSMC have reportedly worked out overheating issues on the Snapdragon 810.