The gaming phone
Xiaomi has another rather interesting phone in the pipeline. This time it is a gaming phone, something to succeed Razer. The phone - codenamed Blackshark - comes with the Snapdragon 845 and 8GB of RAM. The codename could actually even be the product name as apparently Xiaomi owns a company with the same name.
8 GB and 256 GB storage
More details about the highly anticipated OnePlus 6 have been revealed. The Snapdragon 845, 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage version has been confirmed.
Softbank spills the beans
None other than Softbank leaked the fact that Snapdragon 855, a chipset that will power the Galaxy S10 and other top Android phones in 2019 which will come with Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem.
267020 Antutu on March 27th
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S is likely to be the second phone based on the Snapdragon 845, and, without a doubt, it will beat the Galaxy S9 on price and probably on the performance front too.
Cristiano Amon just announced a brand new, Snapdragon 700 series that, as the name suggests, sits above the 600 series but below 800 series.
ULV for the first ever 7nm chip
Cristiano Amon told us not so long ago that Samsung and Qualcomm are now big friends and allies, and confirmed that Samsung will be working with Qualcomm on current and future phones. Now, both companies have announced that Snapdragon 5G chipset will be using Samsung’s 7nm LPP EUV process.
At an event held in India
Xiaomi has now officially unveiled its new Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphones at an event in India, with the first one being a rebranded Redmi 5 Plus while the latter is a completely new device powered by a Snapdragon 636 SoC.
316.58 Mbps upload, double from 2017
Back in October Fudzilla asked Cristiano Amon, now President and Alex Katouzian VP and general manager of the mobile business at Qualcomm about the future of Gigabit LTE modems and we got a clear indication that things will be faster using the 1.2 GHz Snapdragon X20. The company has just announced that the Snapdragon X24 is the first 7nm chip and not only that, it supports 2Gbps speeds.
Coming in 2018
Qualcomm is doing well in the high end market, owning almost all of it and grabbing a lot of attention in the mainstream too.
Remains the president of QCT
Two months ago, Fudzilla had a chance to interview Cristiano R. Amon a president of QCT and Alex Katouzian the SVP and general manager of the mobile business unit at Qualcomm. As of January 4th, Cristiano has been promoted to be the president of Qualcomm and continues its role of president of QCT.