Not a phablet, the CEO kind of confirmed
OnePlus 3T might be the rumored phone powered by the Snapdragon 821 SoC but the company’s CEO Peter Lau last week in Hong Kong told Fudzilla and a few other people that it doesn't have any plans to make a phablet.
High end Snapdragons
Samsung Electronics has been signed on to be the sole contract manufacturer for Qualcomm 's next high-end Snapdragon chips.
Thanks for the memories
Samsung is about to jack 6 MB of RAM under the bonnet of a midrange phone.
All integrated Snapdragon 820 in VR headset
Fudzilla had a chance to play with first all integrated Snapdragon VR820 HMD, a head mounted display that is one step ahead of the Galaxy VR or other slot in phone HBM solutions.
2.4GHz, 10 percent faster at five percent less power
Qualcomm just released a blog post and gave more details about the Snapdragon 821 including some clock speeds and the fact that it needs five percent less power.
Qualcomm's CEO confirmed it
Last week Qualcomm’s CEO confirmed to its investors that the company has taped out its 10nm system on a chip (SoC).
Maximum clock 2.4GHz
Qualcomm has received an order from big clients for a faster iteration of Snapdragon and, guess what? The Snapdragon 821 is born and its Kryo core frequency has jumped from a previous 2.15GHz to 2.4Ghz.
With both Kirin and Qualcomm devices
Fudzilla has an official note from Huawei saying it will be one of the first companies to support Daydream, Google’s platform for high performance mobile virtual reality.
A mobile processor of its own
Chinese phone maker Xiaomi is about to launch a mobile processor to reduce its dependence on Qualcomm and MediaTek.
830 and 828 in 10nm FinFET
We already expected a Snapdragon 823 which would be a faster version of MSM98996, better known as Snapdragon 820. Now the recent leak indicates that there might be a 828 and 830 coming later this year using the 10nm FinFET process.