SK Telecom to launch a 5-Band CA
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700 Mbps speeds today, GigabitLTE in 2018

SK Telecom is Korea's largest wireless carrier and the company promised to start 5G trials in early 2018 and align with Fa ebruary start in Korea’s own PyeongChang 2018. Before that happens, the company is getting ready to roll out the 5-Band CA next month. 

Why Qualcomm settled on the Snapdragon 835 name
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Sounds better than 830

Some might be interested how Qualcomm chose the name Snapdragon 835, especially as most people expected to see the Snapdragon 830 replacing last year’s champion, the Snapdragon 820.

Samsung officially details Exynos 8895
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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. 

Samsung working on 10nm SoC
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Leak optimistically suggest Exynos 8895 at 4GHz

Of course, it is that time of the year. Apple, Qualcomm, MediaTek and now Samsung will have 10nm SoCs ready for  phones in early 2017. Of course Samsung wants to use its own 10nm SoC in the Galaxy S8 that is expected in late February 2017, but probably with a mix of 10nm Snapdragon too. 

Meizu with edge display coming
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Snap showned off to world

Meizu's CEO Huang Zhang a well-known info leaker has shared a picture of a curved Meizu phone that is expected later this year.

Meizu Pro 6 does well against 2015 SoCs
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Helio X25 vs Exynos 7420 vs Snapdragon 652

The first benchmarks of the Meizu Pro 6 have surfaced with Gizchina testing it against the Samsung Note 5 with Exynos 7420 and the 2016 Oppo R9 Plus with the Snapdragon 652.

Samsung's new chipset for handset makers
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Exynos 8870 chipset rumoured for Meizu

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which suggests that Samsung is going to be producing a separate Exynos 8870 chipset which is meant to be sold to other handset manufacturers such as Meizu.

Samsung might equip Galaxy S7 with high-end audio chip
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And three different SoCs

There have been quite a few rumors regarding Samsung's next Galaxy flagship smartphone and the latest one suggest that Samsung might equip the Galaxy S7 with high-end ESS SABRE 9018AQ2M audio chip.

Samsung's in-house modem developed over 7 years
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San Diego born and raised

Samsung's Exynos 7240 is a little miracle, and being the first mobile 14nm SoC in the market has its own benefits. 

The fact that Samsung 14nm SoC works surprised the industry
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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.