Review: Just like a Note 7, but not as deadly
The new Mi Note 2 is a flagship, but it’s not the priciest phone in Xiaomi’s range – that distinction goes to the bezel-less Mi Mix. It’s not the cheapest Xiaomi device based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 platform, either. That would be the Mi5s series. So where does the Mi Note 2 fit in? Well, had it not been for the Mi Mix concept phone, the Note 2 would have been Xiaomi’s ultimate flagship for 2016, but it’s not. And that’s sort of a good thing, but we’ll get to that later.
Qualcomm president confirms multiple chipset support
Just five days ago, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 has full support for Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs and everyone jumped to the conclusion expecting that only the Snapdragon 835 and the future SoCs are supported. It turns out that the device on stage was based on Snapdragon 821 confirming that Windows 10 runs on the current generation too.
With Snapdragon 821 SoC
After plenty of recent rumors, OnePlus has confirmed that its OnePlus 3T smartphone will be announced on November 15th.
Gearbest price for Snapdragon 821
The story is that the that the “single’s day” started nine years ago and managed to produce $14.3 billion in sales for Alibaba. Now online stores like Gearbest offer the latest greatest Xiaomi Mi5S phone for €286.86 / $318.99.
Excellent edge-to-edge innovation
Fudzilla has been following the work of Xiaomi for a few years now, and we realized that this company has far more potential that people are giving it credit for.
Looks like a Galaxy Note 7 replacement
Dual curved speed, 5.7 inch QHD OLED display, Snapdragon 821, 6GB RAM and 22.5-megapixel camera sound like a decent replacement for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones.
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.
US first Snapdragon 821 device
It looks like that if you order the Pixel by Google Phone, you might get one in the US on October 20th. It looks like that first batch includes both the smaller 5-inch and 5.5-inch version and is tailored for the Verizon network.
Xiaomi Note 2 Pro with Snapdragon 821
Xiaomi will launch two new phones on 27 September and both will have the snappiest Snapdragon 821 SoC.
2.4GHz, 10 percent faster at five percent less power
Qualcomm just released a blog post and gave more details about the Snapdragon 821 including some clock speeds and the fact that it needs five percent less power.