2017 is the year of Gigabit LTE phones
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 16 March 2017 22:19

2017 is the year of Gigabit LTE phones


Qualcomm takes the lead

It has been quite some time since Qualcomm announced Snapdragon X16, the world’s first Gigabit LTE modem. The same GigabitLTE Snapdragon X16 modem is now part of the Snapdragon 835 - a 10nm SoC that is about to debut in a dozen high end phones. 

Intel underestimated the AMD Zen Ryzen threat
Published in Processors


Sources close to the matter

Ryzen 7 and now Ryzen 5 have launched and they are putting enormous pressure on Intel in the top-level market segment. After a whole decade, price/performance is definitely on AMD's side and even the upcoming Naples 32 core server part will put enormous pressure on  Intel’s cash cow in the server market. 

Qualcomm Centriq server supports Microsoft's cloud
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Qualcomm Centriq 2400 goes to OCP

Qualcomm is getting serious about its server and data center strategy and the company has announced support for Microsoft cloud services. 

How dual socket Naples compares to Intel’s E5 2699A V4
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Outspecing and outperforming $5000 CPU

AMD has given details of Naples and talked about its support at the Open Compute conference and it also shared a few performance numbers of a dual socket Naples with 64 core and 128 threes versus Intel’s latest dual socket Xeon E5-2699A.

Naples 32 core server chip announced
Published in Processors
Thursday, 09 March 2017 09:39

Naples 32 core server chip announced


As Fudzilla reported last year 

This is one of these "we told you so" moments, as we've already written many details about AMD 32 core Naples server – a data center processor. 

Meizu mCharge will charge battery in 20 minutes
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Sounds way to optimistic

A faster way to charge your battery seems to be a hot topic for many companies. Qualcomm has Quick Charge, MediaTek has Pump Express, Oppo has VOOC and the Huawei Mate 9 with 4000 mAh battery can charge  55 percent in 30 minutes

Intel confirms XMM 7480 for this year
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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
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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
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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.