AMD gets in LTE bed with Qualcomm
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 00:53

AMD gets in LTE bed with Qualcomm


The enemy of my enemy

In a  surprising announcement, AMD’s Kevin Lensing took the stage here in Hawaii to announce that Ryzen Mobile will support Snapdragon GigabitLTE with its laptops.

iPhone X Gigabit modem won't fly
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 10:23

iPhone X Gigabit modem won't fly


Will be capped for Intel sake

There is no big surprise that iPhone X uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X16 modem and is capable of Gigabit LTE speed, but since Intel version doesn’t support this speed, both phones will be capped at the lower speed.

Apple continues to pay Qualcomm if it drops its modem
Published in Mobiles


Licensing still on

There was a lot of noise about the recent news that Apple might skip the Qualcomm modem hardware for its 2018 phones, but even if they make this decision, QTL (Qualcomm licensing) will still get money from Apple.

Microsoft officially unveils Surface Pro with LTE
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 15:13

Microsoft officially unveils Surface Pro with LTE


Coming in December and starting at US $1,149

Just as expected, Microsoft has now officially unveiled its new Surface Pro with LTE Advanced at an event in London, packing Qualcomm's Snapdragon X16 LTE modem, Intel Core i5 chip and 12.3-inch 3:2 PixelSense screen.

Qualcomm shows Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835
Published in News


Qualcomm set to disrupt the current Mobile PC market

Today Qualcomm announced OEM partners for Snapdragon Mobile PCs and we have a few more details about the Snapdragon 835 powered WIndows 10 powered platform. 

T-Mobile showcases GigabitLTE speed
Published in Network
Monday, 17 April 2017 11:57

T-Mobile showcases GigabitLTE speed


Galaxy S8 with Snapdragon X16 modem

The Samsung Galaxy S8 will end up with pre-order customers before the end of this week. But if they get one from T-Mobile US, people might experience GigabitLTE speeds in the near future. 

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 confirms XMM 7480 for this year
Published in Mobiles
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. 

3G phones piling up
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 13:44

3G phones piling up


Can’t shift them any more


It is starting to look like customers are giving up on 3G phones, even in India where they are cheap reliable work horses which normally get a signal.

Snapdragon 835 expected to exceed 820 design wins
Published in Mobiles


Very high interest

Qualcomm shared with us a few interesting facts about the Snapdragon 835. You can expect that many high-end smartphones will end up with this chip inside, as industry players are very interested.