Samsung prepares 10nm Low Power Plus
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To manufacture future 10nm SoCs

The first 10nm SoC announced was the Snapdragon 835 and Samsung also followed on with its own Exynos 8895. They were both manufactured in 10nm LPE (Low Power Early) process and Samsung is now getting ready to launch Low Power Plus. 

Galaxy S8 pre-orders are 30 percent higher
Published in Mobiles


Beating the S7 pre-orders

It looks like the market is more forgiving than many expected as Samsung announced that S8 pre-orders were up 30 percent compared to S7 pre-orders in 2016. 

Xiaomi Mi6 gets top GeekBench score
Published in Mobiles


Beats Samsung Galaxy S8

Xiaomi Mi6 is launching in the coming week and the most of the details about the new  Snapdragon 835 based phone have  been revealed. 

Elephone X8 Lite gets a Helio X30
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First of many

ElePhone is planning to launch s large number of new phones in the next few months including the three-side bezel-less Elephone S8. This first Helio X30 powered smartphone with 10nm deca-core SoC is called the X8 Lite.

Galaxy S8 enjoys higher than expected sales
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720,000 sold in South Korea

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is experiencing very high sales on most of the markets and the company released some of the first sales numbers. 

The Elephone S8 has a bezel-less screen
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With high-end Helio X20 SoC inside

The Elephone S7 launched roughly a year ago, and it packed a MediaTek Helio X20 MTK6797 SoC, 3GB RAM and 16GB storage. The successor of this phone, called the Elephone S8, comes with a three-side bezel-less screen and an updated specification. 

Xiaomi Mi 6 comes on the April 19
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The second Snapdragon 835

Xiaomi Mi5 was one of the best priced Snapdragon 820 phones on the market and the company is planning to launch the Xiaomi Mi6 successor on April 19th. 

Samsung Galaxy S8 doesn’t Daydream
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But it GearVRs just fine

Google made a lot of noise about its Daydream platform and a few of our colleagues have reported that you cannot install a Daydream app on a Galaxy S8 phone. 

Why Qualcomm settled on the Snapdragon 835 name
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Sounds better than 830

Some might be interested how Qualcomm chose the name Snapdragon 835, especially as most people expected to see the Snapdragon 830 replacing last year’s champion, the Snapdragon 820.

TSMC plans 7 nm in 2018 with MediaTek
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Catching up, fingers crossed strategy

TSMC is currently manufacturing the MediaTek 10nm, deca core based Helio X30 and it looks like in 2018, TSMC might be ready for 7nm and twelve core SoCs from the same house.