Xiaomi too, late 2017 if not later
We are facing two major trends in 2017 and 2018. One is having phones with really small bezels and the second is a way toward folding phones. The latter is expected in late 2017 at the earliest, but all major companies have filed patents covering folding phones.
Two Snapdragon 835, one Helio X30
Xiaomi Mi 6 is one of the most anticipated phones to come from China and recent information indicates that there might be three versions of the phone, two with Snapdragon 835 and one with MediaTek Helio X30.
Promising chipset at MWC
Sony has sent out the invites for the press conference at the Mobile World Congress and it is expected to launch a new version of Xperia X and Xperia XA. The Sony G3221 phone, which we expect to launch as the Xperia XA, features 16nm Helio P20.
4x Kryo 280 and 4x Cortex A53
Ever since Fudzilla received confirmation that the Snapdragon 835 will be an eight-core 10nm processor, we wondered about the power-efficient cluster. Now we can confirm that one performance cluster is made from four Kryo 280 cores and the second is powered by Cortex A53 cores.
First benchmarks out
Xiaomi is working on a successor to its highly successful Xiaomi Mi Mix and it looks like that the new phone will have the Snapdragon 835 under the bonnet.
Shipping to happy customers
We had a chance to see the Alienware 13 OLED, the shipping version, and do some gaming and we must say that this gaming notebook impresses.
Eur 230 for 16GB, EUR 330 for SHIELD TV Pro 500 GB
Nvidia has announced a new and smaller version of its SHIELD TV console and Amazon.de decided to offer them for pre-orders and reveal the pricing.
Literally uses a curtain
Last week at CES 2017 we noticed that Intel felt so unsecure about itself that it used a big curtain to hide the Qualcomm logo from the booth next door. This really happened and we were lucky to document it.
Very high interest
Qualcomm shared with us a few interesting facts about the Snapdragon 835. You can expect that many high-end smartphones will end up with this chip inside, as industry players are very interested.
Gets Audi too
Who would have thought that people who are covering computer graphics would start writing about the automotive industry. Each car of the future is going to get a self-driving ADAS system, powered by a SoC that is wrapped around a strong CPU and GPU. Nvidia announced at CES 2017 that it just scored both Mercedes and Audi automotive deals.