Snapdragon 855 Plus announced
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Monday, 15 July 2019 16:18

Snapdragon 855 Plus announced


Gaming phones and VR target

Qualcomm has decided to announce an updated version of its flagship Snapdragon 855 7nm chip. It is simply called Snapdragon 855 Plus. The CPU is about four percent faster while the GPU gets a saucy 15 percent boost. It is clear that gaming phone manufacturers and VR enthusiast platform builders will be all over it.

Lenovo teases Z6 Pro with Snapdragon 855 SoC
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Better camera and possibly a 5G modem

A teaser posted online suggests that Lenovo is gearing up to launch the Z6 Pro flagship based on Snapdragon 855 SoC later this month.

OnePlus 5G with Snapdragon 855 arrives in Q2 19
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Thursday, 21 February 2019 13:45

OnePlus 5G with Snapdragon 855 arrives in Q2 19


On Finnish carrier Elisa

Finland is the land of Nokia and Nokia is a big player in the 5G infrastructure. This is why Finnish telecommunication carrier Elisa plans to launch a OnePlus 5G enabled device in the second quarter of 2019.

Samsung S10, 10+, 5G and fold are a Qualcomm win
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855, 5G, ultrasonic sensor

The Galaxy S10 series and the Galaxy Fold are the next chapter in Samsung’s history and the company decided to use multiple Qualcomm products to power the S10, 10+ and the Galaxy S10 5G.

Snapdragon 855 is the only AP for 5G
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Monday, 18 February 2019 11:42

Snapdragon 855 is the only AP for 5G


From the house of Qualcomm

Next week will be a great leap forward in the 5G journey for the whole industry and we just wanted to set one thing straight. It turns out that Snapdragon 855 will be the only application processor SoC from Qualcomm for 5G phones and that 845 remains 4G only.

Qualcomm has 30+ 5G designs
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Tuesday, 08 January 2019 10:10

Qualcomm has 30+ 5G designs


Qualcomm RF front end too

CES 2019 press conferences are firing in series and this is traditionally one of the business weeks in the year. Qualcomm took the time to announce quite a few Automotive breakthroughs and the fact that they power 30+ 5G designs expected in 2019.

Snapdragon is twice the AI speed of its 7nm Android competitor
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Senior director Gary Brotman dilates on future of AI

Snapdragon 855 has a joker card that brings it significantly ahead of the competition of all 7nm players in the Android market. Gary Brotman, a senior director of product management focused on AI, dropped a bomb on the competition confirming that the 4th generation AI platform from Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is twice times faster than its 7nm Android based competitor.

Snapdragon 855 is a wireless beast
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Wednesday, 05 December 2018 21:01

Snapdragon 855 is a wireless beast


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.

Samsung confirms Snapdragon 855 is its 5G answer
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Coming in 1H 2019

Samsung’s Justin Denison, SVP of product strategy and marketing in the US,  confirmed that the 5G Samsung phone comes with a Snapdragon 855 SoC and obviously using a Snapdragon X50 modem.

Alex Katouzian announced the Snapdragon 855
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Tuesday, 04 December 2018 22:13

Alex Katouzian announced the Snapdragon 855


2X AI performance over 7nm Kirin

Alex Katouzian, a senior vice president ( SVP) of Qualcomm and the general manager of mobile, has announced the Snapdragon 855. He went into a few details leaving full disclosure for tomorrow, but he did say that its AI performance is twice as fast than the 7nm Android device.