Intel confirms XMM 7480 for this year
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 05 March 2017 17:12

Intel confirms XMM 7480 for this year


iPhone 7s / 8 modem stops at 450 Mbps

Fudzilla found a chatty person at the Intel booth and have learned that the Intel XMM 7480 modem will ship later this year. In the light of recent legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm, this could spark a rumor that Apple is preparing to use the modem in the 2017 iPhone that someone calls iPhone 8 or 7s. 

Formula 1 champion talks about Qualcomm tech
Published in Network


How Qualcomm wireless helped him win

At the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, Qualcomm took us by surprise inviting us to a Mercedes AMG Petronas / Qualcomm Formula One F1 event where none other than Nico Rosberg, the actual Formula 1 champion, took the stage to talk about how Qualcomm technologies helped him win the championship. We have the full discussion on video, below. 

Samsung officially details Exynos 8895
Published in Processors
Saturday, 04 March 2017 17:01

Samsung officially details Exynos 8895


10nm, Gigabit LTE, octa core and Mali G71 GPU

Samsung decided not to talk about the Galaxy S8 at the Mobile World Congress, channeling all the media attention to a Galaxy S3 tablet. 

Xiaomi Pinecone SoC is called Surge S1
Published in Mobiles
Saturday, 04 March 2017 16:46

Xiaomi Pinecone SoC is called Surge S1


Mainstreamish

After years of whispers, Xiaomi finally announced its processor codenamed Pinecone and decided to call it the Surge S1. After Apple, Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi also goes for an in-house processor, but it is positioning itself it to the mainstream market. The first phone to get it is the Xiaomi 5c. 

MediaTek showcases Helio X30
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 02 March 2017 12:19

MediaTek showcases Helio X30


35 percent better performance at 50 percent lower power

MediaTek has officially introduced the Helio X30 and showcased prototype phones at the Mobile World congress. Helio X30 is a dramatic improvement from the last generation as the new SoC comes in 10nm, Imagination Technology GPU and performs faster with much lower power. 

MediaTek scores Sony Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra
Published in Mobiles


Helio P20 inside

It looks as if the cooperation between Sony and MediaTek  will continue in 2017 too. A year after Sony announced the Xperia XA and the 6-inch XA Ultra, the company announced that the Helio P20 found its way in Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra.

ZTE shows off its Gigabit LTE phone
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 10:04

ZTE shows off its Gigabit LTE phone


Snapdragon 835 in action

Sony is the first company to launch a Snapdragon 835 based phone, and ZTE is taking Gigabit LTE very serious. 

Pixel phone scores 644 Mbps on Wi-Fi
Published in Reviews
Monday, 27 February 2017 08:04

Pixel phone scores 644 Mbps on Wi-Fi


Outperforms Galaxy S7 by almost 2x

There is one generally incorrect conception that Wi-Fi is fast enough and that Wi-Fi is simply fast enough. The reality is that Fudzilla managed to prove that a Google Pixel phone powered by Snapdragon 821 SoC and Qualcomm Wi-Fi scores almost twice the performance of the Galaxy S7 phone.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 X20 Deca-core tested
Published in Reviews
Sunday, 26 February 2017 18:58

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 X20 Deca-core tested


10-core does the heavy lifting 

Xiaomi is a company that sold over 41.5 million phones in China and the number is even higher when you add markets like, India and the Rest of the World. The company is well known for its mix of MediaTek Helio and Snapdragon products and usually offers the best price performance ratio. 

Intel ponders AMD's Ryzen challenge
Published in Processors
Thursday, 23 February 2017 09:31

Intel ponders AMD's Ryzen challenge


10nm Cannon lake and price drops are the answer

AMD had a big day with its Ryzen launch which is the most important for AMD for years. Many didn’t believe it would even happen, but AMD has a product that competes with Intel’s fastest chips. Now, one might wonder what Intel is planning to counter it and we have a few ideas.