Samsung unveils its mid-range Exynos 7872 SoC
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 23:57

Samsung unveils its mid-range Exynos 7872 SoC


14nm SoC with hexa-core Cortex-A73 and Cortex-A53 CPU cores

Samsung announced its newest SoC built on 14nm FinFET manufacturing process and aimed at mid-range devices, the Exynos 7872 SoC.

Qualcomm announces new QCC5100 low-power Bluetooth SoC
Published in Wearables


More features and longer battery life for wireless earbuds

Qualcomms said it will make QCC5100 Bluetooth SoC, and likely will provide more processing power as well as lower power consumption for wireless headphones and "hearables".

Broadcom buying Qualcomm just won’t happen
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 December 2017 10:13

Broadcom buying Qualcomm just won’t happen


Fudzilla asked around

Over the last few weeks we've met with a few dozen Qualcomm and industry C level executives and of course discussed the potential Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm. The general conclusion is that this won't happen as Broadcom might profit from it at the big expense of Qualcomm.

Snapdragon 845's guts revealed
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 20:43

Snapdragon 845's guts revealed


Adreno 630 and Kryo 385

Keith Kresin and Tim Leland just gave us a first glimpse of the inside of the Snapdragon 845.

Nvidia Xavier almost taped out
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 12:19

Nvidia Xavier almost taped out


CEO confirms

Nvidia Xavier, the next generation Tegra focused on self-driving, is almost taped out.

7nm mobile SoCs to arrive late 2018
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 07 September 2017 09:59

7nm mobile SoCs to arrive late 2018


Mass production in 2019

The current generation of SoC and the one that comes after will remain at 10nm, since it will take some time to move to 7nm. This is the conclusion we gathered after talking to a number of industry insiders.

There is no Snapdragon 836
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 00:40

There is no Snapdragon 836


The Snapdragon 835 is the best of 2017

Sources very close to Qualcomm have confirmed that there is no such thing as the Snapdragon 836. The current generation Snapdragon will stay with the Snapdragon 835 and there won’t be any faster version

Snapdragon 836 to debut with Pixel 2
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 21 July 2017 11:56

Snapdragon 836 to debut with Pixel 2


About 10 percent faster

A few chaps are implying that Note 8 might be the first phone to have an updated and faster Snapdragon 836, but we learned that Pixel 2 is more likely the one. 

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 660 and 630
Published in Mobiles


14nm and Kryo for mainstream

Qualcomm has gained a lot of momentum and managed to gain market share in the mainstream from MediaTek and others and the company has just announced the Snapdragon 660 and 630 that will help it to succeed in the future. 

Sony Xperia XA1 pre-orders are up
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 11:52

Sony Xperia XA1 pre-orders are up


Helio P20 powered shipping May 1st

MediaTek scored with last year’s Sony Xperia XA powered by the Helio P10 and it looks like its successor, the Sony Xperia XA1 powered by the Helio P20, will ship in the US as early as next week.