Always connected and always on 7nm new SoC
Qualcomm's Sanjey Mehta, SVP and General manager of compute products, and Miguel Nunes, senior director of compute products, introduced and showed off a few features of the Snapdragon 8cx, a SoC that many called Snapdragon 1000 or 8150/8180. This is a SoC built from the ground up with a bigger Adreno 680 GPU, still fanless and with a lot of new tricks.
WiFi 6, 2Gbps 4G, X50 for 5G
Qualcomm’s Druga Mallardi, an SVP and general manager of 4G and 5G, has announced the wireless building blocks of the Snapdragon 855. It packs 2Gbps Gigabit LTE, 5G, WiFi 6 and 60GHz WiFi.
Exclusive: That is the current plan
Our extremely well-informed sources have confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy S10 will ship in late March/early April 2019. This goes for both the Exynos 8920 as well as the Snapdragon 855 version of the phone. Samsung has traditionally been shipping Galaxy S smartphones anywhere from late March to early June, depending on the version of the phone and the region.
December 4, 5 and 6 at 9:00 a.m Hawaii time
The birthplace of the Snapdragon 845 last year, and the birthplace of its successor Snapdragon 855, Maui island in Hawaii, will be where the Third Annual Snapdragon Technology Summit is taking place. For us, that means three out of three.
Two different chips
Qualcomm is scheduled to update us on the future mobile SoC in early December and if it was not clear before, these 7nm solutions are two different chips.
Coming in 2019
OnePlus is part of the big six alliance committed to bringing their 5G phones in 2019 and it is not surprising that this is still on schedule. China, the US, and a few European countries will have 5G networks ready in the course of 2019.
Radeon Instinct MI60 and Instinct MI50
At its dedicated The Next Horizon event, AMD has reiterated its total commitment to datacenter market, both with the 7nm EPYC Rome CPU based on the brand new Zen 2 architecture, as well as with its new 7nm Vega-based Radeon Instinct graphics cards, promising significant improvements in the enterprise accelerator market.
Single-socket beats Intel's best-in-class dual-socket Skylake
AMD has announced its upcoming EPYC "Rome“ CPU, the world's first 7nm datacenter CPU based on Zen 2 architecture and packing up to 64-cores/128-threads.
7nm looks better than expected
According to our sources, AMD already has its 7nm Navi-based graphics card up and running in its lab, and the 7nm GPU looks good.
35 million ARM vs 1.6 million "other“ wafers
There is one big change that is happening in the manufacturing equipment industry and ARM used its ARMTechCon to educate us about the big change. Drew Henry, SVP of infrastructure at ARM, pointed out in its presentation that ARM silicon wafer production ends up in 35 million wafers.