Qualcomm has two 10nm Snapdragons
Published in Mobiles

830 and 828 in 10nm FinFET

We already expected a Snapdragon 823 which would be a faster version of MSM98996, better known as Snapdragon 820. Now the recent leak indicates that there might be a 828 and 830 coming later this year using the 10nm FinFET process.

Qualcomm flogs fewer chips
Published in Processors

Falling 13-22 percent to 175-195 million

Qualcomm predicted a third-quarter profit below analysts estimates as it expects to ship fewer chips, including those for smartphones, its biggest business.

Intel will not get a big slice of iPhone 7
Published in Mobiles

Qualcomm still favoured

While it had been expected that Chipzilla was going to score a huge win by taking some of Qualcomm’s modem business, it looks like things might be a little more modest.

2017 Snapdragon will be 10nm
Published in Mobiles

Launched by the year's end

There has been a leak about the Snapdragon 823, or a successor to Snapdragon 820, which will be more than just a faster version –  our well-placed industry sources have confirmed that Qualcomm plans to use the 10nm process on the new chip late in 2016.

HTC unveils the new 5.2-inch HTC 10 flagship smartphone
Published in Mobiles

It is all about the design

HTC has officially unveiled the successor of the HTC One lineup, the new HTC 10 flagship smartphone with 5.2-inch screen, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 SoC, 12MP UltraPixel camera and new BoomSound speakers.

Nvidia wants Qualcomm to pay for monopoly play
Published in Graphics

Crushed chipset deal

Nvidia has dragged Qualcomm into court for allegedly crushing a $352 million chipset deal.

iPhone SE has Qualcomm LTE modem
Published in Mobiles

Industry insiders confirmed

Contrary to our previous reports we got a tip that iPhone SE will continue using Qualcomm modems and not change to Intel. 

Oppo officially announces Oppo R9 and R9 Plus
Published in Mobiles

Mediatek Helio P10 and Qualcomm Snapdragon 652

Oppo has officially announced its new Oppo R9 and Oppo R9 Plus in China and while both will have the same design and should be praised by selfie lovers due to 16MP front camera, there are quite a few differences in terms of hardware.

Snapdragon 820 SoC might cost $70
Published in Mobiles

Compared to $30 for Helio X20

Qualcomm is definitely back in the high-end phone game with the Snapdragon 820. The Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5, two flagship phones, are using the Qualcomm chip, and now the China based analyst quoted by our colleagues claims the Snapdragon 820 might cost Qualcomm as much as $70 per SoC.

Casio Android Wear starts selling in a week
Published in Wearables

$500 for outdoor Android fun

Casio is joining some big watch names including TAG Heuer and Fossil and it is ready to launch its Casio Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10 Android Wear watch.