Qualcomm denies Snapdragon 820 breathes fire
Published in Processors
Thursday, 12 November 2015 08:03

Qualcomm denies Snapdragon 820 breathes fire


Executives firefight a hot-topic

Four Qualcomm VPs and execs absolutely denied that its new Snapdragon 820 was suffering from any thermal issues.

Snapdragon 820 reference device looks snappy
Published in Processors
Thursday, 12 November 2015 07:48

Snapdragon 820 reference device looks snappy


Runs Android 6.0

Qualcomm has shown us the reference devices for the new Snapdragon 820 and the tablet and phone was rather snappy as it ran Android 6.0.

Snapdragon 820 needs 30 percent less power
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 16:56

Snapdragon 820 needs 30 percent less power


Compared to the Snapdragon 810 SoC

Qualcomm has shown a slide that indicates that the normalized power consumption of a Snapdragon 820 is 30 per cent less than the earlier 810 and could mean batteries lasting a third longer. ..

Qualcomm to ship 932 milion MSM chips
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Tuesday, 10 November 2015 16:35

Qualcomm to ship 932 milion MSM chips


932 Million MSM chips and modems

Qualcomm, is planning to ship more than 932 Million MSM chips by Christmas.

ZenFone 2 Laser is out for $199
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 November 2015 09:11

ZenFone 2 Laser is out for $199


16GB Snapdragon 615 with FHD 5.5 screen

Asus has been successful with its notebook, PC business but it is not doing that well with its phone line. Some of this might have been because it was one of the brave few that went for the Intel phone SoC. Now it has released The Asus Zenfone 2 and chosen Qualcomm SoC this time. 

Qualcomm overhyping Snapdragon 820
Published in Processors
Monday, 12 October 2015 13:36

Qualcomm overhyping Snapdragon 820


Too much really


There are signs that Qualcomm might be over-egging the pudding when it comes to pushing its new Snapdragon 820.

Qualcomm adds new mid-range processors
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Tuesday, 15 September 2015 14:11

Qualcomm adds new mid-range processors


Snapdragon 430 and the Snapdragon 617

Qualcomm has released two new mid-range processors to its mobile CPU lineup — the Snapdragon 430 and the Snapdragon 617.

Qualcomm wants Snapdragons in drones
Published in Processors
Friday, 11 September 2015 12:28

Qualcomm wants Snapdragons in drones


Firebreathing flying snapdragons

Chipmaker Qualcomm has created a board designed for consumer drones and robotics applications.

Snapdragon 820 Kryo clocks up to 2.2GHz
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Wednesday, 02 September 2015 15:56

Snapdragon 820 Kryo clocks up to 2.2GHz


Twice the performance and power efficiency of Snapdragon 810

Qualcomm has just revealed the clock speed and manufacturing process for its Kryo core. Snapdragon 820 is a 14nm FinFET based quad-core with up to 2.2GHz core clock. 

Qualcomm reveals Hexagon 680 DSP
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 10:41

Qualcomm reveals Hexagon 680 DSP


Snapdragon 820 part

Qualcomm revealing its latest generation piece by piece. We have heard about the Adreno 530 GPU and now the company started talking about Hexagon 680 DSP.