Some employees and rights pick up
After many quarters of financial decay and many rumors, Google has announced that it plans to acquire HTC employees and some of the IP licensing rights.
Smaller 18:9 screen and Snapdragon 835 SoC
Just a day ahead of Apple's big unveil, Xiaomi has decided to launch a plethora of new products including the flagship bezel-less Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 smartphone with 5.99-inch FHD+ screen and Snapdragon 835 SoC.
The Snapdragon 835 is the best of 2017
Sources very close to Qualcomm have confirmed that there is no such thing as the Snapdragon 836. The current generation Snapdragon will stay with the Snapdragon 835 and there won’t be any faster version
5.5-inch AMOLED screen and Snapdragon 835 SoC
OnePlus has finally unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 5, and put an end to an endless streak of teases, rumors, and leaks.
Faster, cooler and more efficient
Qualcomm has announced the new version of its Quick Charge 4 technology, the Quick Charge 4+, promising faster, cooler and more efficient charging with full support on the same chipset.
Impressive looks with US $99 price tag
Bezel-less smartphones are pretty much the next big thing apparently as after Xiaomi launched its Mi Mix smartphone, there have been plenty of announcements for a similar smartphone design, and Umidigi is also making one that will cost US $99.
First time since Surface 2 in 2013
Last week we wrote that Qualcomm is preparing to release a Snapdragon 835-based Windows 10 notebook by the end of 2017, ending three and a half years of x86 dominance that has proliferated the industry since the discontinuation of Windows RT in late 2013.
Hands on: Snapdragon 835 version
There is no doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the most widely anticipated phones that will shape the first half of 2017, and the USA and Chinese customers are getting the Snapdragon 835 version while Europe and the rest of the world is stuck with the Exynos 8895 version.
Exynos 8895 vs. Snapdragon 835
Both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ will be available with two SoCs, Samsung's own Exynos 8895 chipset and Qualcomm's pride and joy, the Snapdragon 835 chipset, and now, both of them have been pitted against each other in a couple of benchmarks.