Xiaomi will fire up its homemade rifle soon
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A mobile processor of its own

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi is about to launch a mobile processor to reduce its dependence on Qualcomm and MediaTek.

Qualcomm has two 10nm Snapdragons
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 April 2016 12:11

Qualcomm has two 10nm Snapdragons


830 and 828 in 10nm FinFET

We already expected a Snapdragon 823 which would be a faster version of MSM98996, better known as Snapdragon 820. Now the recent leak indicates that there might be a 828 and 830 coming later this year using the 10nm FinFET process.

Windows 10 mobile works on Snapdragon 820
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No reason for any delays


Microsoft has just issued some documentation which suggests that Windows 10 Mobile already supports the Snapdragon 820 chipset and the unannounced Snapdragon 830.

2017 Snapdragon will be 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 14 April 2016 08:31

2017 Snapdragon will be 10nm


Exclusive:
Launched by the year's end

There has been a leak about the Snapdragon 823, or a successor to Snapdragon 820, which will be more than just a faster version –  our well-placed industry sources have confirmed that Qualcomm plans to use the 10nm process on the new chip late in 2016.

Galaxy Note 6 gets the Snapdragon 823
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 12:26

Galaxy Note 6 gets the Snapdragon 823


Qualcomm’s Unreleased most powerful chip

The Galaxy Note 6 will feature Qualcomm's most powerful mobile chip — the so-far unseen Snapdragon 823.

HTC 10 to come with Super LCD 5
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 21 March 2016 10:49

HTC 10 to come with Super LCD 5


3000 mAh battery

One of the most prominent phone information leakers, @evleaks has shared more details about the upcoming HTC 10.

Snapdragon 820 SoC might cost $70
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 18 March 2016 13:18

Snapdragon 820 SoC might cost $70


Compared to $30 for Helio X20

Qualcomm is definitely back in the high-end phone game with the Snapdragon 820. The Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5, two flagship phones, are using the Qualcomm chip, and now the China based analyst quoted by our colleagues claims the Snapdragon 820 might cost Qualcomm as much as $70 per SoC.

Qualcomm enters the VR game
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Wednesday, 16 March 2016 11:36

Qualcomm enters the VR game


Creates a Snapdragon VR SDK

Qualcomm has launched a Snapdragon VR SDK for smartphones and VR headsets as its effort to enter the VR market.

Older Qualcomm Snapdragons have security hole
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Trend Micro worried about the Internet of Things

Security experts at Trend Micro have discovered a vulnerability in Qualcomm Snapdragon-produced SoC (system on a chip) devices which has highlighted a few worries about the internet of things.

Snapdragon 820 wins in AnTuTu test
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Monday, 07 March 2016 13:22

Snapdragon 820 wins in AnTuTu test


Vicar in a TuTu

AnTuTu benchmark  has just released the top 10 rankings for the  smartphone chips of 2016 and revealed that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 is the boss.