Xiaomi Mi Note Pro launches tomorrow
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Tuesday, 05 May 2015 11:32

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro launches tomorrow


Snapdragon 810 with 5.7" 2560 x 1440 IPS LCD

Xiaomi is China's biggest phone manufacturer and the company is growing at the incredible rate. So are its phones.

Snapdragon 810 throttling issues examined
Published in Processors
Thursday, 30 April 2015 08:54

Snapdragon 810 throttling issues examined


Fire-breathing Snapdragon fails to keep up

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 became a subject of controversy even before it shipped in commercial devices, and new research illustrates what caused the issues. 

iFixit forces HTC One M9 open
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Monday, 06 April 2015 16:21

iFixit forces HTC One M9 open


Still as difficult to fix as the One M8

HTC has one of the most expensive / luxurious looking Android phones on the market, and the fact that One flagships have a gorgeous all-metal body comes at a price. 

LG G4 to launch on April 28th
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Wednesday, 01 April 2015 08:41

LG G4 to launch on April 28th


Not with a Snapdragon 808

LG has sent out invitations for its latest mobile phone event and many expect that this will be the LG G4 smartphone launch date.

The fact that Samsung 14nm SoC works surprised the industry
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No one expected such good yields

We found out one rather interesting story at the Mobile World Congress and it sheds more light on Samsung's decision to use Exynos SoCs for most markets instead of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810. 

HTC One M9 scores 53852 in AnTuTu
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Friday, 06 March 2015 10:26

HTC One M9 scores 53852 in AnTuTu


Snapdragon 810 in action

We had a chance to run AnTuTu on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 in the HTC One M9, and we managed to run the latest and greatest 64-bit version of the test. 

Samsung Exynos 7420 14nm, a closer look
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Tuesday, 03 March 2015 08:49

Samsung Exynos 7420 14nm, a closer look


64-bit, big.LITTLE Cortex-A57 at 2.1GGHz, A53 at 1.5GHz

Samsung had a rather short press conference, not talking that much about what is inside its new flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones, at least not in terms of silicon. 

Qualcomm talks Snapdragon 820 at MWC 2015
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With custom 64-bit CPU core

While some of the first devices based on the Snapdragon 810 are about to hit the global market, Qualcomm has decided to unveil some the first details regarding its next big thing at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, the Snapdragon 820 SoC.

MediaTek's octa-core MT6795 SoC spotted in GeekBench
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Neck and neck with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810

While Qualcomm's 20nm Snapdragon 810 SoC might be the star of upcoming flagship smartphones, it appears that MediaTek has its own horse for the race, the octa-core MT6795.

HTC One M9 leaked in Germany
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Monday, 23 February 2015 09:38

HTC One M9 leaked in Germany


Evolutionary design, no big surprises

The new HTC One M9 has been leaked by a German retailer, complete with official renders and specs.