Can’t have some working better than others
Apple has solved the performance gap between the Intel and Qualcomm modems on the iPhone 7 by disabling some of the Qualcomm X12 modem features so that it performs similarly to the Intel version.
World’s first 10nm SoC is a big deal
Kaby Lake, the third generation 14nm was launched in 2016 and it looks like Cannon Lake 10nm Intel CPU might only launch in late 2017. But it is fairly certain that the Snapdragon 835 mobile SoC is going to ship in the first half of 2017.
20 million in the fourth quarter
SMIC is to jack up shipments of its 28nm process technology to 20 million chips in the fourth quarter of 2016 – double from the last quarter.
As we said a week ago
Qualcomm just announced that Snapdragon 835, the world’s first 10nm SoC will support Quick Charge 4. The new charging standard promises 20 percent faster charging and that five-minute charge can give you five hours of Smartphone usage. Fudzilla mentioned Quick Charge 4.0 in details a bit more than a week ago.
With Snapdragon 821 SoC
After plenty of recent rumors, OnePlus has confirmed that its OnePlus 3T smartphone will be announced on November 15th.
Even faster charging speeds in 2017
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 830 is just around the corner and it will support fast charging speeds of 28W. The technology is called Quick Charge 4.0 and the information comes from an accessory manufacture that wants to remain silent.
Cheap it isn’t
Samsung's much rumored high-end flip-phone has been unveiled behind the bamboo curtain at a rather silly price of $2,961.
But partners might save the day
Qualcomm has eventually admitted that the Note 7 cancelation will have an effect on business.
Executive Vice president previews 2017 chip
Qualcomm’s executive vice President Cristiano Amon has confirmed, on the record, the existence of a premium tier 10nm Snapdragon.
Strong Chinese licensing and chipset shipments
Qualcomm is having a great day. Not only has the outfit acquired NXP for $47 billion it also announced that it made $6.2 billion revenue in this quarter – an increase of 13 per cent year-over-year.