First Wear 3100 smartwatch is $995 Montblanc Summit 2
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High-end maker with a high-end price

Montblanc was one of the big names on the list back when Qualcomm announced the new Snapdragon Wear 3100 and it is the first company to announce its new Summit 2 smartwatch with a hefty $995 price tag.

Samsung shows off Windows S
Published in PC Hardware

Galaxy Book 2 is a Windows ultraportable powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850

Samsung has been showing off its  Galaxy Book 2, a Windows ultraportable powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850 chip.

Next gen 2019 Snapdragon PC goes multi OS
Published in PC Hardware

Chrome to join Windows 10

Miguel Nunes, a senior director of product management at Qualcomm, took the stage at one of the ARM TechCon presentations and shared details about the 2019 always connected Snapdragon PC. ACPC stands for Always connected PC.

Qualcomm speeds up Wi-Fi
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To 10 gigabits per second.

Qualcomm is launching a family of chips that can add incredibly high-speed Wi-Fi -- at speeds up to 10 gigabits per second -- to phones, laptops, routers.

Qualcomm accuses Apple of Intel collusion
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Things go from bad to worse

The legal feud between Apple and Qualcomm ratcheted up a notch today after the Cupertino firm was accused of passing proprietary information to Intel.

Qualcomm Snapdragon PC is not an overclocked 855
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Brand new chip with bigger GPU

There is a lot of right and wrong information floating around the web about the successor to Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850 and we wanted to set things straight in the face of misleading information. To our knowledge, the new always connected PC chip may not end up branded the SXC8180, but something simpler. And, secondly,  it is not a faster 855 overlocked, it is a brand new chip.

Qualcomm wins big Chinese chipset deal
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New roadside units for IoT of traffic

Qualcomm’s 9150 C-V2X chipsets will be part of a large new Chinese project for roadside units (RSUs).

Smartphones AP shipments slide
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0.8 percent

Global smartphone AP shipments may show a 0.8 per cent on-year decline to reach 1.59 billion units in 2018.

NXP faces post-Qualcomm woe
Published in PC Hardware

Banking on automotive

Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors is facing a mess after the collapse this year of a proposed merger with Qualcomm and is hoping that interest from the automotive industry can bail it out.

Vivo shows 5G version of NEX S
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Joins Oppo, Xiaomi, Moto 5G cover

It looks like China based smartphone manufacturers are taking 5G very seriously. In  recent weeks, Oppo and Xiaomi showed their versions of high-end phones running 5G NR and now Vivo has done the same.