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Manufacturers ignoring 5G functions on Qualcomm chips
Published in Mobiles


Just because Qualcomm insists does not mean we have to use it

Phones are starting to trickle onto the market with Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 865 SoC with 5G functionality, however manufacturers are reluctant to switch it on yet.

Qualcomm lifts the lid on Snapdragon 865 SoC flagship/gaming smartphones
Published in Mobiles


ROG Phone 3, Zenphone 7, Legion Gaming Phone, and more

During its "What’s Next in 5G" hosted by Qualcomm's CEO Steve Mollenkopf and President Cristiano Amon, Qualcomm revealed several next-gen technologies, but also reflect on devices powered by its own Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform, revealing some announced, but also some unannounced upcoming smartphones.

Sony brings Xperia 1 II flagship smartphone for sub-6GHz
Published in Mobiles


Teases Sony Alpha-inspired Xperia Pro with mmWave

Although its official MWC 2020 event was canceled, that did not stop Sony from announcing two new flagship smartphones, Snapdragon 865-powered the Xperia 1 II (Xperia One Mark Two) for sub-6GHz 5G, as well as the Alpha-inspired Xperia Pro, aimed at the professional market and with mmWave.

Snapdragon X60 5nm announced
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 17:48

Snapdragon X60 5nm announced


Up to 7.5 Gbps download, 3 Gbps upload

Qualcomm tends to introduce its latest modems just shortly before the Mobile World Congress time, and the company just launched its third generation 5G modem simply called X60.

Qualcomm insists it does not play monopoly
Published in News
Friday, 14 February 2020 10:29

Qualcomm insists it does not play monopoly


While we have a monopoly we do not abuse it

Qualcomm has been telling a US judge how it does not abuse its monopoly in the smartphone chip business.

Poco X2 announced with 6.67-inch screen and SD730G
Published in Mobiles


It's a Redmi K30 in disguise

It appears that earlier leaks were spot on as Poco has just announced its latest Poco X2 smartphone in India, and this Redmi K30 clone seems to be a worthy successor to the Poco F1 (Pocophone F1).

Qualcomm rolls out three new Snapdragon mobile chipsets
Published in Mobiles


Entry-level SD 460, SD 662, and the gaming-oriented SD 720G

Qualcomm has announced three Snapdragon mobile chipset to cover the entry-leve and mid-range smartphone markets, the Snapdragon 460, Snapdragon 662, and the gaming-oriented Snapdragon 720G.

Lenovo announces Yoga 5G
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 09 January 2020 21:12

Lenovo announces Yoga 5G


8CX with X55 millimeter waves

Lenovo and Qualcomm have announced a 5G enabled laptop at Computex 2019 under the codename Project Limitless, and at CES 2020, the company finally shared a bitfewdetails about it. It is arriving in spring 2020.

Mobile game developers praise Qualcomm's Snapdragon mobile gaming push
Published in Gaming


MADFINGER Games looking forward to those new features

Qualcomm's latest announced regarding new Snapdragon Elite Gaming features has certainly got our attention but we wanted to hear an opinion from one of the mobile game developers, MADFINGER Games.

Qualcomm gets serious about gaming on Snapdragon
Published in Gaming


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.