Snapdragon 810 needed better thermal management
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First phones were rushed by partners

The reason that Qualcomm's 810 had heating problems was because the early phones were rushed into production by its business partners before it was ready.

Huawei Nexus 6 spotted in Geekbench
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Features Snapdragon 810 SoC, 3GB of RAM

A smartphone that is probably the upcoming Huawei-made Nexus 6 has been spotted in Geekbench, showing both the results as well as confirming some of the earlier rumors regarding specifications of the new smartphone.

Qualcomm announces Quick Charge 3.0
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From zero to 80 per cent in 35 minutes

Qualcomm has announced a successor to the Quick Charge 2.0 standard with the inventive and original name Quick Charge 3.0. 

Sony fixes Snapdragon 810 overheating on Xperia Z5 Premium
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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.

Sony Xperia Z5 brings 4K screen to phone
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Three phones powered by Snapdragon 810

Sony has announced its Xperia Z5 family that has three phones, from compact to premium. They all have a Snapdragon 810 and some impressive screen choices. 

Snapdragon 820 chipset does not have heat problem
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Its mother had it tested

A research director at IHS Technology has found the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset does not have the same heating problems as the 810.

LG G4 looking OnePlus 2 pictured
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Snapdragon 810 CPU, 4GB RAM phone

OnePlus company was quite good at marketing their OnePlus One phone, and now a new design is on the way. 

Update makes the HTC One M9 super cool
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Chilling in Taiwan and Europe

HTC One M9 is a deeply troubled bit of kit. It was heavily marketed but had the misfortune to ship with Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon 810,  The 810 had too many CPU hiccups, including overheating problems.. 

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro launches tomorrow
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Snapdragon 810 with 5.7" 2560 x 1440 IPS LCD

Xiaomi is China's biggest phone manufacturer and the company is growing at the incredible rate. So are its phones.

Snapdragon 810 throttling issues examined
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Fire-breathing Snapdragon fails to keep up

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 became a subject of controversy even before it shipped in commercial devices, and new research illustrates what caused the issues.