PCs powered by Snapdragon X Elite coming in mid-2024
At its annual Snapdragon Summit, Qualcomm has announced and somewhat previewed its upcoming Snapdragon X Elite, a next-gen SoC for PCs. The new platform promises significant performance improvements, AI inferencing, and impressive power efficiency.
Octa-core CPU with single Cortex-X4 Prime Core and Adreno GPU with Ray Tracing
Qualcomm has officially announced its latest flagship SoC, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, promising better performance and higher power efficiency all across the board, and plenty of other improvements.
Unless the US government, Arm and Intel can stop it
The Android ecosystem is moving toward a RISC-V future with OS support underway, and Qualcomm is stepping up to announce the first-ever mass-market RISC-V Android SoC.
Modems are hard
Even though Apple acquired Intel's modem business unit, the company failed to materialize its in-house 5G modem that works in the worldwide market. Shortly before the iPhone's announcement, it was announced that Apple still sticks with the Qualcomm modems.
Too expensive to use A17 Pro for vanilla iPhone 15
Apple is the first of many who started using the TSMC N3 3nm process for its latest SoC, and even for Apple, it is not easy to eat the manufacturing cost.
Three new processors for handhelds
Qualcomm has announced a new lineup of three gaming-focused processors for handheld gaming units.
Looks like Apple was not the only fruit
It had been long claimed that the fruity cargo cult Apple had bought up all TSMC’s advanced chip manufacturing leaving Qualcomm out in the cold. But it seems that this is not the case.
Thinner, new hinge, better screens, quad camera system, and more
After all the teasers and leaks, Xiaomi has officially announced its new Mix Fold 3 smartphone, refining the design, and equipping it with better screens, a quad-camera system, and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC.
Arm should be worried
One of Arm's biggest customers Qualcomm is trying out RISC-V and getting involved in a joint venture dedicated to the architecture.
5.9-inch flagship smartphone gets Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC and better camera system
Asus has officially launched its new Zenfone 10 smartphone, a smartphone that packs flagship hardware into a compact 5.9-inch body. Asus tapped a rather interesting market with its Zenfone smartphones, putting flagship hardware into a compact body, and the Zenfone 10 pushes it to a whole new level. While it might look similar to its predecessor, the Zenfone 10 brings plenty of improvements.