Lacks in GPU, 5G, imaging, features
MediaTek Dimensity 9000 got a lot of coverage, and the marketing machine is trying to promote this chipset as a premium. Guess what? Dimensity 9000 is not a premium chipset as it suffers from stitched stock Cortex IP, stock Mali GPU, lack of premium phone design wins, and, most importantly, too optimistic SoC clocks. The clocks, especially the mid-cluster, might get the company in trouble due to the high energy drain.
Brings desktop-level features to Snapdragon platform
During the second day of its annual Snapdragon technology summit in Hawaii, Qualcomm touched a topic of mobile gaming, and it appears that the company is quite serious about tapping this big and lucrative market, bringing desktop-level features to the Snapdragon platform and offering mobile gamers performance, quality and unique set of features.
Tuned up and rebranded
A Microsoft hardware event revealed the latest Intel, ARM and AMD based products and Surface Pro X based on ARM caught a lot of attentio. To set things straight, the Microsoft SQ1 is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8CX.
Snapdragon 855 Plus phone comes July 23
The Snapdragon 855 Plus phone era is starting on the July 27th with the launch of the Asus ROG Phone II.
Snapdragon 855 Plus based
Qualcomm just announced the Snapdragon 855 Plus that features 15 percent faster GPU, and Asus just announced its first ROG Phone II.
Signs a partnership for RDNA graphics architecture and more
AMD and Samsung have announced a surprising "strategic partnership" which will give Samsung access to custom graphics IP based on AMD's new RDNA graphics architecture for use in mobile devices as well as access to other AMD technologies.
Brand new chip with bigger GPU
There is a lot of right and wrong information floating around the web about the successor to Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850 and we wanted to set things straight in the face of misleading information. To our knowledge, the new always connected PC chip may not end up branded the SCX8180, but something simpler. And, secondly, it is not a faster 855 overlocked, it is a brand new chip.
Mobile guys now in charge for Frostbite
One of the key guys behind Adreno, Tim Leland, has joined EA and is working under CTO as a general manager and VP in charge of the Frostbite engine. He will report to the EA’s CTO, Ken Moss. This hire definitely sets a wind of change within Electronic Arts.
Tim Leland predicts future of Augmented and eXtended
Tim Leland a Vice president of Product management, who is responsible for Adreno GPU part has shared a vision of his team on Augmented and eXtended Reality.
Our own testing of score consistency
Before we tell you how well Snapdragon 835 benchmarked we wanted to share one more important thing. The 10nm chip really stays cool even after five runs of the same benchmark. Some of its competitors will fail significantly after five runs.