Modems are hard
Even though Apple acquired Intel's modem business unit, the company failed to materialize its in-house 5G modem that works in the worldwide market. Shortly before the iPhone's announcement, it was announced that Apple still sticks with the Qualcomm modems.
Too expensive to use A17 Pro for vanilla iPhone 15
Apple is the first of many who started using the TSMC N3 3nm process for its latest SoC, and even for Apple, it is not easy to eat the manufacturing cost.
Three new processors for handhelds
Qualcomm has announced a new lineup of three gaming-focused processors for handheld gaming units.
Looks like Apple was not the only fruit
It had been long claimed that the fruity cargo cult Apple had bought up all TSMC’s advanced chip manufacturing leaving Qualcomm out in the cold. But it seems that this is not the case.
Thinner, new hinge, better screens, quad camera system, and more
After all the teasers and leaks, Xiaomi has officially announced its new Mix Fold 3 smartphone, refining the design, and equipping it with better screens, a quad-camera system, and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC.
Arm should be worried
One of Arm's biggest customers Qualcomm is trying out RISC-V and getting involved in a joint venture dedicated to the architecture.
5.9-inch flagship smartphone gets Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC and better camera system
Asus has officially launched its new Zenfone 10 smartphone, a smartphone that packs flagship hardware into a compact 5.9-inch body. Asus tapped a rather interesting market with its Zenfone smartphones, putting flagship hardware into a compact body, and the Zenfone 10 pushes it to a whole new level. While it might look similar to its predecessor, the Zenfone 10 brings plenty of improvements.
4nm SoC with support for LPDDR5 3,200 memory and UFS 3.1 storage
Qualcomm has unveiled its latest Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 SoC for entry-level smartphones. This one is manufactured on a 4nm manufacturing process and brings the same core configuration as its predecessor but with some improvements, including LPDDR5 memory and UFS 3.1 storage support.
Seems to be sticking with smartphone making for now
Sony company has struck a multi-year deal with Qualcomm to use Snapdragon platforms to power its handsets.
Analyst view: Starting at $3499
Apple has finally acknowledged that it has been working for years on the eXtended Reality product. XR is a collaborative term that unifies an Augmented and Virtual reality device under one umbrella. Apple’s announcement shared sufficient details to create excitement around VR and give us some idea about the device, but it left some key elements out, including storage options and RAM.