Snapdragon 820 needs 30 percent less power
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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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932 Million MSM chips and modems

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

More than 60 design wins for  Snapdragon 820
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Qualcomm President tells us 

The Snapdragon 820 has more than 60 design wins under its belt, Qualcomm President  Derek Aberle, told the press at the new chip's launch.

Qualcomm is in trouble
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09 November 2015

Qualcomm is in trouble

Sinking as Mediatek grows  

Last week’s Qualcomm results confirmed what Wall Street had suspected for a while – Qualcomm is in trouble.

Google looking into chip design
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Might break free of Qualcomm

Search engine and mobile phone operating system maker Google is thinking of getting into the chipmaking business.

Intel’s Denverton has 16 next-generation CPU cores
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Arm wrestling

Intel has been talking about its plans for low-power, highly integrated system-on-a-chip designs aimed at the server market for years now, it even released Avoton which was not bad but did not really go far. Now it looks like the second generation is getting close to release.

OnePlus officially launches the OnePlus X
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5.0-incher with Snapdragon 801 SoC

As OnePlus hinted during the launch of their flagship OnePlus Two smartphone, the company has now officially launched its second smartphone in 2015, the OnePlus X.

Snapdragon 820 might have heating problems
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Qualcomm denies it

The original story was pulled from the website and Qualcomm sent us the following statement:

Samsung might equip Galaxy S7 with high-end audio chip
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And three different SoCs

There have been quite a few rumors regarding Samsung's next Galaxy flagship smartphone and the latest one suggest that Samsung might equip the Galaxy S7 with high-end ESS SABRE 9018AQ2M audio chip.

Can Intel's army of minions get its modem into the iPhone7?
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The rumours might be half true

Earlier this week we wrote how Intel had assigned an army of minions to get its modem under the bonnet of the iPhone 7, however there is one elephant in the room which makes this nearly impossible – CDMA.