Review: Qualcomm (Microsoft) SQ1 ARM SoC inside
The day has finally arrived. A high-end design based on Qualcomm’s promising 8CX processor is finally shipping. Two weeks ago, it started shipping in the US, and just a few days ago the first systems shipped to customers in Europe.
Computex 19: While keeping the charge 2x longer
The new Qualcomm 8cx mobile chip is outperforming the Intel i5-8250U chip in speed and power consumption while keeping the fanless design.
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.
Compared to Cortex A75 Spectint
ARM has shared part of the Always connected PC roadmap that is currently only executed by Qualcomm Snapdragon, and also showed some expected performance projections of the 7nm and 5nm parts.
Geekbench 4 score is out
The first-generation Snapdragon 835 based devices including Asus, HP and Lenovo have been shipping for a while and the Lenovo MIIX 630 is doing rather well. Since Qualcomm announced a new Snapdragon 850, this is one of the first performance figures leaked to the public, and it looks good.
Free data for Snapdragon PC/sell 5G in 2019 for Intel
Sprint just made two big announcements one with Qualcomm about its 4G always connected PC and one with Intel for its 2019 5G PCs.
Kryo 385 at 2.95 GHz later this year
Qualcomm started the always connected PC offensive quite some time ago and Microsoft has included an ARM based system in its big April Spring update for Windows 10. Now it is time for the second generation Snapdragon 850 systems.
Another big win
Fudzilla exclusively brought you the news that Samsung is one of the companies working on a very sexy Snapdragon on Windows 10 and our sources have confirmed that Xiaomi is also part of the early supporter group.