Meizu roadmap leaks a few MediaTek SoCs
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Friday, 30 December 2016 12:46

Meizu roadmap leaks a few MediaTek SoCs


First Snapdragon and many Helios

Meizu has just announced that it reached a licensing agreement with Qualcomm and the leaked roadmap shows a few unannounced MediaTek SoCs as well as the company’s first Qualcomm powered phone. 

Qualcomm to bring Snapdragon 835 in focus at CES 2017
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Teasing its new 10nm SoC

Judging by the latest teaser, Qualcomm will reveal more information on its 10nm Snapdragon 835 SoC at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 in Las Vegas, kicking off on January 5th.

Huawei's 10nm Kirin 970 SoC works at up to 3.0GHz
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For one quad-core cluster

Huawei's own Kirin 960 SoC, which powered both the Mate 9 and the Mate 9 Pro smartphones, was quite a piece of tech but the upcoming Kirin 970 will be even more impressive, with cores running as high as 3.0GHz.

MediaTek is jumping the automotive semi business
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Fully integrated solution in Q1 2017

Nvidia has already announced that its integrated automotive solution won the hearts of Tesla and Volvo, while Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 820A for automotive in early 2016. Now MediaTek has announced a plan to bring holistic, fully integrated system solutions to the automotive industry beginning in Q1 2017.

Kirin 970 SoC is 10nm
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Tuesday, 06 December 2016 19:09

Kirin 970 SoC is 10nm


From the house of TSMC in 2017

The Kirin 960 is a 16nm SoC, that powered the Huawei Mate 9 and Mate 9 Pro, and is quite powerful, but it seems that Huawei plans a Kirin 970 SoC made using the 10nm FinFET manufacturing process and with obviously faster performance at lower energy consumption. 

Helio X27 and X23 launched
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Thursday, 01 December 2016 17:28

Helio X27 and X23 launched


Addition to Helio X20 and X25

MediaTek has announced two more Helio X20 series products - a Helio X27 and an X23 and as you can figure out from the names, Helio X27 is faster than the X25 while X23 is a bit slower. 

Snapdragon 835 leak counts eight cores
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Monday, 28 November 2016 12:47

Snapdragon 835 leak counts eight cores


Snapdragon 660 with A73+A53

Qualcomm has already revealed that Snapdragon 835 is officially the world’s first 10nm SoC, and Fudzilla  exclusively posted this in April 2016. At that time, Qualcomm didn't  want to officially talk about the insides of the Snapdragon 835, but a leaked roadmap claims that the new SoC has 4+4 cores based on updated Kryo 200 architecture. 

Qualcomm leads mobile industry to 10nm
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Sunday, 20 November 2016 14:08

Qualcomm leads mobile industry to 10nm


CPUs and GPUs are on 14/16 nm

Keith Kressin, a Qualcomm senior vice president, product management, reminded us how the world changed in the last ten years and that the mobile industry leads the transition to smaller manufacturing nodess. With Snapdragon 835 being the first 10nm, the mobile SoC with Qualcomm on helm takes the lead beating CPU and GPU industry to a new manufacturing node.

Huawei's new Kirin 960 SoC is the first with Cortex-A73 cores
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Powering Huawei's newest 5.9-inch phone

Huawei’s new Mate 9 is a 5.9-inch phablet that comes with with a Full HD screen and Kirin 960 SoC, featuring 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, micro SD card and the Mali-G71 MP8 GPU.

Qualcomm's next-generation 800 series uses X16 modem
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Qualcomm's EVP previews the Snapdragon 830


Christiano Amon, the Executive Vice President, QTI and President, Qualcomm CDMA Technologies has just mentioned that the next-generation Snapdragon 800 series will come with an X16 gigabit-class modem.