Expect announcements today
The Google Pixel 4, which is launching today, is meant to be Google's epitome of smartphone design and camera prowess but it will not be using the latest Snapdragon chipset.
McLaren Edition in tow as well
OnePlus has officially unveiled the T version of the OnePlus 7 Pro smartphone, with expected upgrades and the McLaren Edition which draws its design from the automotive world.
Economy of scale
After months of investigation and multiple conversations with several fellow engineers, and super C level executives in multiple organizations, we learned that it costs over one billion dollars to tape out a 7nm chip.
Powered by Microsoft SQ1, Qualcomm's custom SoC
In addition to the new Surface Pro 7, which is described by the company as the best in the class and the most versatile 2-in-1 you can buy, Microsoft has also unveiled the new ultra-mobile Surface Pro X, powered by Microsoft SQ1 processor, a custom SoC designed by Qualcomm with 2 teraflops of GPU power.
2.2B covered by the end of 2020
Part of the recent chat we had with Cristiano Amon president of Qualcomm and Executive Vice President of BMW, Dr. Christoph Grote, included Cristiano’s confirmation that by the end of 2020 2.2 billion people will have 5G coverage.
Automotive connected Vision powered by Qualcomm
It is not every day that you get to meet the Executive Vice President of BMW, Dr. Christoph Grote and the President of Qualcomm QTI, Cristiano Amon. People following our work do know that we meet Cristiano, but Dr. Grote shared a very insightful vision of connected and self-driving vision at BMW.
Updated: Caixin took what CEO said out of context
Qualcomm’s CEO Steve Mollenkopf confirmed to China-based Caixin that the company had resumed sales and shipments to Huawei. The trade embargo and the fact that the US government stopped companies from trading with Huawei hurt financial outcomes for many tech giants in the US including Qualcomm, Intel, Microsoft, and Micron, to name just a few.
Qualcomm’s President Cristiano Amon has announced that way beyong its Snapdragon 800 series with 5G support, Qualcomm will announce Snapdragon 7 and 6 generations with 5G support in 2020.
With new ROG Phone II Ultimate Edition
Asus took IFA 2019 show in Berlin by storm, unveiling a lot of new and upcoming products, including European launch of the ROG Phone II, a 2nd generation gaming smartphone which will get a special Ultimate Edition with a new color scheme, faster LTE, and more storage space.