Sony demonstrates 1.2Gbps Snapdragon X20
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Thursday, 01 March 2018 10:14

Sony demonstrates 1.2Gbps Snapdragon X20


4x4 and the power of the modem

Sony made a splashy announcement of the Xperia XZ2 phone powered by the Snapdragon 845. It decided to focus on the power of its download communication demo and showed that within two years, the maximum download speed  rose from 600 Mbps to 1.2 Gbps.

Qualcomm tells Broadcom to stop telling shareholders rubbish
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While US security panel issues warning to Broadcom

Qualcomm accused Broadcom of attempting to mislead shareholders with disingenuous comments about its willingness to participate in the buyout.

Qualcomm scores 18 operators for 5G NR in 2019
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Tuesday, 27 February 2018 12:19

Qualcomm scores 18 operators for 5G NR in 2019


20 OEM designs on X50

Qualcomm just announced the number of OEMs making X50 based phones at a Mobile World Congress 2018 press conference.

Snapdragon 700 is what people called 670
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Tuesday, 27 February 2018 11:39

Snapdragon 700 is what people called 670


Just announced

Cristiano Amon just announced a brand new, Snapdragon 700 series that, as the name suggests, sits above the 600 series but below 800 series.

Qualcomm talks about Snapdragon 845 SoC on Galaxy S9/S9+
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Powering eXtended reality (XR), artificial intelligence (AI) and more

After the official announcement of the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+, Qualcomm was quite keen to note that its Snapdragon 845 SoC will be the one that will power all those new features in some regions.

Qualcomm signs up Amazon and JD.com to Windows 10 on Snapdragon
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Ten new carriers signed too

Qualcomm has managed to get industry heavyweights Amazon and JD.com to start selling its Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835 devices. Microsoft will carry the devices in its retail stores too. At the same time, it locked down 10 world carriers to announce the data plans for such devices.

Qualcomm grabs almost all SON mesh router market
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Self Organzing Network concept works

A few weeks back, Qualcomm’s SVP & general manager of connectivity Rahul Patel said at an analyst briefing that the company has 99 percent of the market share of mesh – that is to say Self Organized Network (SON) routers.

Samsung is building 7nm Snapdragon 5G chipset
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Thursday, 22 February 2018 14:07

Samsung is building 7nm Snapdragon 5G chipset


ULV for the first ever 7nm chip

Cristiano Amon told us not so long ago that Samsung and Qualcomm are now big friends and allies, and confirmed that Samsung will be working with Qualcomm on current and future phones. Now, both companies have announced that Snapdragon 5G chipset will be using Samsung’s 7nm LPP EUV process.

Broadcom lowers its offer to $79
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Wednesday, 21 February 2018 15:35

Broadcom lowers its offer to $79


Qcom refused us at $82, let's offer less

The $82 per share offer from Broadcom is off the table, now the company is offering $79. This was initiated after Qualcomm reached an agreement to pay more for NXP.

Meizu X2 uses the Snapdragon 845
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Wednesday, 21 February 2018 14:38

Meizu X2 uses the Snapdragon 845


SVP confirms

Meizu signed a licensing agreement with Qualcomm in the last days of 2016 and since it takes some time to develop a phone on a new platform, it looks like that Meizu X2 is the Snapdragon 845 powered phone.