Google Pixel shipping on October 20th
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Thursday, 13 October 2016 11:16

Google Pixel shipping on October 20th


US first Snapdragon 821 device

It looks like that if you order the Pixel by Google Phone, you might get one in the US on October 20th. It looks like that first batch includes both the smaller 5-inch and 5.5-inch version and is tailored for the Verizon network. 

Galaxy S8 specs leaked
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Wednesday, 12 October 2016 08:40

Galaxy S8 specs leaked


Galaxy S8 Edge with 4K screen

Just moments after Samsung officially confirmed that it is stopping  production of Note 7 and halting all  sales, the first realistic Galaxy S8 rumors have emerged. 

Samsung officially stops Note 7 production
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Wednesday, 12 October 2016 08:09

Samsung officially stops Note 7 production


For good

Samsung has made a final decision to halt the production and sales of the Galaxy Note 7. After some of the replaced devices burst in flames, Samsung management decided to make a very unpopular, but necessary decision to stop the sales and production of Galaxy Note 7. 

Helio X30 shaping up at 10nm
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Monday, 10 October 2016 11:11

Helio X30 shaping up at 10nm


2x A73, 4X A53 and 4X A35

MediaTek has started making rather unique chips and its strategy was even followed by some of its competition. Helio X20 / X25 was the world’s first deca-core SoC that did a decent job, but Helio X30 again packs deca-core with an impressive alignment. 

Snapdragon 830 comes in two varieties
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Monday, 10 October 2016 10:39

Snapdragon 830 comes in two varieties


Faster and slower

Qualcomm is returning to the two high end chips strategy and you can expect to see two variants of what we call Snapdragon 830 today. They will end up with two different product numbers, one being higher than the other.

Vernee Snapdragon 830 phone will be ready in May 2017
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First announcement

While many speculated about the 10nm soon-to-be-launched Snapdragon 830, a Chinese company Vernee,  has announced its first model, the Vernee Apollo 2 Pro, featuring Snapdragon 830. 

Why you should care about the iPhone 7 modem
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Thursday, 06 October 2016 13:35

Why you should care about the iPhone 7 modem


Experience meets feature

In December last year Fudzilla revealed that the iPhone SE would use an Intel modem. Despite the fact that our sources were confident that iPhone 7 had an Intel modem, we sat on the story as we could not believe that Apple would be ready for such a risk after all, Jobs' Mob is not famous for being cutting edge. 

Apple A10's 16nm FinFET is a surprise
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Thursday, 06 October 2016 13:18

Apple A10's 16nm FinFET is a surprise


As Snapdragon 830 is 10nm

We are quite surprised that few people concentrated on one of the major downsides of the Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus – its clunky quad core A10 Chip. Far from being cutting edge, Apple is using 16nm and not the 10nm manufacturing process as many expected. Most of its competitors will soon announce their 10nm SoC.

MediaTek to launch 2.5 GHz Helio P25
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Wednesday, 05 October 2016 14:07

MediaTek to launch 2.5 GHz Helio P25


Faster version of 16nm Helio P20

Just as it did with Helio X20, Mediatek is about to release a faster than the base original of the P20 called the P25. 

MediaTek's 10nm is a change of strategy
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Wednesday, 05 October 2016 13:36

MediaTek's 10nm is a change of strategy


Catching up in the high end

MediaTek has changed its strategy for the high end market to make more competitive chips. The company plans to launch its first USA products this year as it has the Cat 6. capable modems but with 10nm announcement it wants to get closer to the big names in phone SoCs including Qualcomm, Samsung and Apple.