Snapdragon X12 LT in one
Someone has finally opened up the iPhone 7 Plus and found it uses a Snapdragon X12 LT from Qualcomm. This version of the phone was headed for the Japanese market.
Exclusive: iPhone 7 Plus too
Fudzilla has already written a long article on the iPhone 7 with Intel and Qualcomm chipset that affects USA customers but it turns out that at least some parts of the European Union will get an Intel and Qualcomm based iPhone 7 too. We recommend you to read that earlier piece as the modem performance will affect your overall iPhone 7 experience.
It’s the takeover tango - one more time
I can’t remember how many times in the last 20 years that I’ve written up rumors that AMD is ripe for a takeover but now it seems it’s time to do it one more time.
2.4GHz, 10 percent faster at five percent less power
Qualcomm just released a blog post and gave more details about the Snapdragon 821 including some clock speeds and the fact that it needs five percent less power.
Powered by the Snapdragon Wear 2100 chipset
Asus has decided to move away from the boxy design on to a round one with its next-generation Zenwatch device, the Zenwatch 3.
Snapdragon 821 configured for VR
Qualcomm has officially confirmed that its Snapdragon 821 will be able to handle the Google Daydream VR platform.
No updates for Snapdragon 800/801 graphics drivers
According to a post coming from a ROM developer and usual HTC leaker, it appears that some older smartphones might not be getting Android 7.0 Nougat update due to an alleged lack of Qualcomm updates for Snapdragon 800/801 chipset.
Shipping in Q4, Note 7 supports it
Qualcomm has been very vocal about 4x4 LTE MIMO and its support for this standard. Samsung is preparing to start shipping its LTE infrastructure in Q4 16 and we also learned that the Galaxy Note 7 also supports 4x4 LTE MIMO.
Attacking the profitable server market
Today, most of the world server and data center market share belongs to Intel, while AMD and the whole ARM server conspiracy, sorry egosystems are making tiny contributions when and if opportunities rise.