Qualcomm's next-generation 800 series uses X16 modem
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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.

Qualcomm discusses iris, retina verification for mobiles
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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. 

Qualcomm SVP talks Snapdragon 820 and 821
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Monday, 17 October 2016 05:07

Qualcomm SVP talks Snapdragon 820 and 821


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.

Vernee Snapdragon 830 phone will be ready in May 2017
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First announcement

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. 

Why you should care about the iPhone 7 modem
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 06 October 2016 13:35

Why you should care about the iPhone 7 modem


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. 

Samsung set to make 10nm Qualcomm SD 830
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 10:52

Samsung set to make 10nm Qualcomm SD 830


High end Snapdragons

Samsung Electronics has been signed on to be the sole contract manufacturer for Qualcomm 's next high-end Snapdragon chips.

iPhone 7s in Dutch Apple store are all Intel machines
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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.

NXP wants to sell itself to Qualcomm
Published in News
Friday, 30 September 2016 12:08

NXP wants to sell itself to Qualcomm


$30 billion deal

NXP Semiconductors is exploring selling itself to Qualcomm in a deal that could be valued at more than $30 billion.

Qualcomm ahead on 5G
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 12:27

Qualcomm ahead on 5G


Will sort out Internet of Things don’t ya know?

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf has been telling the world how it is going to win the 5G war which will bring about a bold new world based around the Internet of Things.

GloFo confirms it will skip 10nm
Published in Processors
Friday, 16 September 2016 12:35

GloFo confirms it will skip 10nm


Go directly to 7nm do not past 10nm or collect $200

Globalfoundries has announced it is ignoring 10nm and will go directly to the 7nm FinFET chip production by early 2018.