Teardown reveals dual heatpipe
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 SoC will go down in history as a SoC that likes to overheat but it appears that Sony managed to solve that problem with its newest Xperia Z5 Premium and Xperia Z5 smartphones by using a dual heatpipe to cool it down.
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.
Joining the big boys in 2016
Xiaomi is the latest big phone manufacturer trying to make its own SoCs to differentiate itself from the fearsome competition.
Might save its bacon
Fabless chipmaker AMD is hoping that it might be able to push into China.
Powersaving from Cortex-A7 architecture
Freescale has been showing off its two Linux-ready, 28nm i.MX7 SoCs.
Looks quite ready
We got to see the second version of the MediaTek MT8173, the world's first Cortex A72 tablet SoC.
CFO and President confirms
We had a chance to meet with some key people from MediaTek, including President CJ Ching-Jiang Hsieh and the Corporate Vice President CFO and Spokesman David Ku.
While everyone is rushing to 10nm process technology for smartphones, fabless chipmaker MediaTek is about to create a 10 core SoC using TSMC's 20nm process tech.
AMD's Embedded R-Series accelerated processing unit, previously codenamed "Bald Eagle," is powering Samsung's latest set-back-box digital media players.