Qualcomm cleans Apple’s clock
A leaked TuTu benchmark shows Qualcomm’s superiority
A new AnTuTu benchmark for Snapdragon 835 has been leaked online ahead of Qualcomm's announcement at CES 2017.
Sony Xperia XZ now available in US
Unlocked at Amazon and Best Buy for $699
Sony’s flagship smartphone this year, the Xperia XZ, first became available in Taiwan last week and is now available in the US after it sold out of pre-orders overseas in about 45 minutes.
Samsung prepares for LTE MIMO 4X4 infrastructure
Shipping in Q4, Note 7 supports it
Qualcomm has been very vocal about 4x4 LTE MIMO and its support for this standard. Samsung is preparing to start shipping its LTE infrastructure in Q4 16 and we also learned that the Galaxy Note 7 also supports 4x4 LTE MIMO.
Xiaomi Mi5 lives up to flagship expectations
Review: Snapdragon 820 on a budget
Xiaomi’s new flagship is late to the party. The Mi4 launched in 2014, and the Chinese brand did not bother launching a successor in 2015. Why? Because it didn’t have a proper processor to build it around. The Mi4 was based on the Snapdragon 801, so with the Mi5, Xiaomi skipped a year, and a CPU generation.
Snapdragon 820 could be in the 2016 Nexus
Made by HTC
Google is preparing to refresh the 2016 Nexus codenamed Marlin and Sailfish. Someone tested this phone on the GFXbench and revealed that the Sailfish is a 5.0-inch phone with Snapdragon 820.
Samsung Note 7 ships on August 19
$849.99 at T-Mobile US
Samsung has revealed its 5.7 inch curved AMOLED phone that comes with its new iris scanner and as was the case with Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge it will ship with both Snapdragon 820 and Exynos depending on the market.
LeEco's Le 2 smartphone with Helio X20 now available
Helio X20 starts at $199
Le Eco is a company that got renamed from Le TV and it looks like they are ready to ship four phones, some with Helio X20 and some with Snapdragon 820 chips inside.
Alleged OnePlus 3 specifications leak
Could be announced on June 14th
Although there were a few rumors regarding the upcoming OnePlus 3 smartphone earlier, the latest, coming from @evleaks, is probably the most plausible one, putting a Snapdragon 820 SoC behind a 5.5-inch 1080p screen.
Windows 10 mobile works on Snapdragon 820
No reason for any delays
Microsoft has just issued some documentation which suggests that Windows 10 Mobile already supports the Snapdragon 820 chipset and the unannounced Snapdragon 830.
HTC unveils the new 5.2-inch HTC 10 flagship smartphone
It is all about the design
HTC has officially unveiled the successor of the HTC One lineup, the new HTC 10 flagship smartphone with 5.2-inch screen, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 SoC, 12MP UltraPixel camera and new BoomSound speakers.