Xiaomi finally IPOs at $50B+
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13 percent jump the second day

Xiaomi has finally listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange with an initial public offering of $17HK per share and in the first day it jumped 13 percent.

Sony H8526 gives glimpse of Snapdragon 855
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Double single score performance since SD 835

Sony has a very tight relationship with Qualcomm and it is one of the early adopters and 4G MIMO innovators in the market. The last H8526 codenamed device has shown up at Geekbench and performed some 30 percent faster than Snapdragon 845 powered XZ2 phones.

Snapdragon 439 and 429 detailed
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Significant speed upgrade

We have already described the most prominent features of Snapdragon 632 and we wanted to address the entry level Snapdragon 439 and 429 in a separate article. These octa and quad core processors also show a steep performance upgrade from the previous generation.

Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 632
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AI and Kryo gets to 600

The launch of Snapdragon 700 series didn’t mean the death of the 600 series, it just meant that there is a place for a new segment. Qualcomm just announced three new SoCs - the Snapdragon 632, 439 and 429.

Snapdragon 1000 might be PC chip
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Designed from the ground up 

Qualcomm is rumoured to be working on a chip designed for PCs from the ground up.

Xiaomi Mi8 SE is officially out
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Snapdragon 710 for 1799 RMB / €240 or $280

Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun has introduced the new mainstream/performance killer called the Mi 8 SE and this phone will sell for 1799 RMB/€240 or $280. It comes with the Snapdragon 710 and a dual AI camera.

AI has the right to bear arms in US
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Everything American must have the ability to shoot something

US artist Alexander Reben recently released a video of his latest piece, which is him asking Google Assistant to fire a gun. After all, everything in the US has the right to overwhelming firepower right?

Snapdragon 700 re-imagines market segment
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Affordable performance meets top features

If you are a big player in the phone SoC area, you need to be innovative and the Snapdragon 710 is just that. The 10nm, 2X AI, X15 800 Mbps modem, Hexagon 685 DPS, Spectra 250 ISP, Quick Charging 4+ new two big and six small core CPUs and Adreno 616 is the key to mainstream/performance success.

Galaxy Note 9 to get 8GB / 512GB version
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64/128/256GB still in play

It 's that time agan - Samsung is expected to launch its Galaxy Note 9 in last days of August and there might be a 512 GB storage version.

Qualcomm officially announces Snapdragon 710 SoC
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Focus on AI and bringing high end features to mainstream

Qualcomm has officially announced its newest Snapdragon 710 SoC at the Qualcomm AI Day in Beijing, China, bringing up to 2x the performance of the previous generation Snapdragon 660 SoC, with a big focus on AI, as well as offering some of the premium features from the high-end Snapdragon 845 SoC.