Baldur's Gate 3 runs on Snapdragon X Elite platform
Published in PC Hardware

Should be close to Radeon 780M GPU in terms of performance

Qualcomm has recently made a bold promise that the new ARM-based platform will run most, if not all Windows games, and now we have a chance to check out Baldur's Gate 3 running at solid 30 FPS at 1080p resolution.

Chrome goes native on Arm
Published in News
Wednesday, 27 March 2024 11:22

Chrome goes native on Arm

Now, all roads lead to Chrome 

In alliance with Qualcomm, Google claims to have turbocharged the browsing experience for Windows on ARM users. The tech behemoth has rolled out an ARM-optimised iteration of its Chrome browser, promising a zippier and more seamless online experience.

Qualcomm's gaming gamble
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 26 March 2024 12:29

Qualcomm's gaming gamble

Arm laptops to run Windows games 

Qualcomm has told the gathered crowds at the 2024 Game Developers Conference (GDC) that Windows games are expected to be compatible with its forthcoming Arm laptops. If this holds true, x86 emulation and gaming could operate flawlessly on these machines without porting.

Xiaomi announces Civi 4 Pro smartphone in China
Published in Mobiles

First one to get Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 SoC

Xiaomi announced the new Civi 4 Pro smartphone in China. The new Civi series phone comes with some rather unique features and it is actually the first smartphone based on Qualcomm's recently announced Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 SoC.

Qualcomm officially announces Snapdragon 7+ Gen 3 SoC
Published in Mobiles

With Cortex-X4 Prime core and on-device AI

Qualcomm has announced its latest mid-range chipset, the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 3, giving it a single Cortex-X4 Prime core and adding on-device AI capabilities, pushing it much closer to the flagship Snapdragon 8 series SoCs.

Qualcomm's latest AI chip out
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 18 March 2024 11:39

Qualcomm's latest AI chip out

Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 processor

Qualcomm's gone all in with its new Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 processor, set to turbocharge the swankiest smartphones and is chock-a-block with AI wizardry.

Qualcomm is all about future of AI and connectivity at MWC 2024
Published in Mobiles

Qualcomm AI Hub, new Snapdragon X80 5G Modem-RF System, and FastConnect 7900

As expected, Qualcomm took the Mobile World Congress 2024 by storm, and in addition to plenty of smartphones that were announced with Qualcomm's flagship chipset, the company itself talked about the future and advancements in AI, 5G, and Wi-Fi with its Qualcomm AI Hub, the new Snapdragon X80 5G Modem-RF System, and the new FastConnect 7900 mobile connectivity system with Wi-Fi 7.

TD SYNNEX partners to get first dibs on new AI chips
Published in AI

At least in the UK

TD SYNNEX partners will be the first in the trade to get their hands on devices powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon X Elite chips with built-in AI expected to be launched by top PC makers in mid-2024.

Qualcomm new Snapdragon Auto Connectivity platform brings Wi-Fi 7 to vehicles
Published in Transportation

In addition to 5G, the latest Bluetooth, C-V2X, and positioning

Qualcomm has announced the newest addition to its Snapdragon Auto Connectivity Platform, the Qualcomm QCA6797AQ, which is the industry’s first Automotive Grade Wi-Fi 7 Access Point solution.

Nothing Phone (2a) to feature custom Dimensity 7200 Pro chipset
Published in Mobiles

Mediatek chip might give it a nice boost

Nothing has unveiled that the upcoming Nothing Phone (2a) will feature a custom Dimensity 7200 Pro SoC, co-developed with Mediatek. The 4nm SoC could give it an edge over similar competing phones on the market, at least if Nothing nails the price.