Snapdragon X50 comes next year
Qualcomm has surprised the audience at the 4G/5G summit this week in Hong Kong by launching the world’s first 5G modem. The Snapdragon X50, as it is called, supports operations in the millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum in the 28GHz band.
Qualcomm's EVP previews the Snapdragon 830
Christiano Amon, the Executive Vice President, QTI and President, Qualcomm CDMA Technologies has just mentioned that the next-generation Snapdragon 800 series will come with an X16 gigabit-class modem.
4G and 5G summit: Iris, retina or facial recognition as a key
Qualcomm's Sy Choundhury, Senior Director of Product Management, talked to the media audience in Hong Kong at the 4G and 5G summit about the security mechanisms and machine learning capabilities of Snapdragon processors.
4G 5G summit: What is important for the future
Keith Kressin, senior VP of product management at Qualcomm, has just given us a quick overview on the state of Snapdragon 820 and 821, and has discussed what will be important for the future of Snapdragon.
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.
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.
High end Snapdragons
Samsung Electronics has been signed on to be the sole contract manufacturer for Qualcomm 's next high-end Snapdragon chips.
7 Plus too
Fudzilla went to the GPU Technology conference in Amsterdam and our travels took us to the Apple shop in The Hague. Of course we wanted to take a look at the latest non 3.5 inch iPhone 7 phones, and imagine our surprise to learn that all of them were based on Intel stuff.
$30 billion deal
NXP Semiconductors is exploring selling itself to Qualcomm in a deal that could be valued at more than $30 billion.