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Qualcomm new Snapdragon Auto Connectivity platform brings Wi-Fi 7 to vehicles
Published in Transportation

In addition to 5G, the latest Bluetooth, C-V2X, and positioning

Qualcomm has announced the newest addition to its Snapdragon Auto Connectivity Platform, the Qualcomm QCA6797AQ, which is the industry’s first Automotive Grade Wi-Fi 7 Access Point solution.

Nothing Phone (2a) to feature custom Dimensity 7200 Pro chipset
Published in Mobiles

Mediatek chip might give it a nice boost

Nothing has unveiled that the upcoming Nothing Phone (2a) will feature a custom Dimensity 7200 Pro SoC, co-developed with Mediatek. The 4nm SoC could give it an edge over similar competing phones on the market, at least if Nothing nails the price.

OnePlus teases its upcoming Watch 2
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 19 February 2024 23:06

OnePlus teases its upcoming Watch 2

Should launch with Google Wear OS 4

OnePlus has revealed a teaser for its upcoming OnePlus Watch 2, which should be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon W5 Gen1 chipset and run on Google Wear OS 4.

Apple extends its 5G modem licensing with Qualcomm
Published in Mobiles

To last through March 2027 is a big day for QTL

Qualcomm has announced its Q1 fiscal 2024 results and is back to growth. The restructuring is working out, as the company announced $9.92 billion in revenues and $2.77 billion in net income, exceeding the high end of the company's guidance. A significant announcement of a great quarter result is that Apple will use Qualcomm's 5G licensing at least until the end of Q1 2027.

Apple hits roadblock in modem design
Published in News
Thursday, 01 February 2024 11:01

Apple hits roadblock in modem design

Not innovative enough to ditch Qualcomm  

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell-on-earth yarn, claiming that the fruity cargo cult Apple is being forced to delay the generation of its modem chips because it can’t get them to go.

Samsung Exynos 2400 SoC fully detailed
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 18 January 2024 19:13

Samsung Exynos 2400 SoC fully detailed

Gets a 10-core CPU and Xclipse 940 GPU

Samsung has now officially and fully detailed its new Exynos 2400 SoC which will be powering the Galaxy S24 and the Galaxy S24+ in certain regions, including Europe. The 4nm LPP+ Exynos 2400 SoC will have a 10-core CPU part with Cortex-X4 Prime core and Xclipse 940 GPU based on AMD RDNA 3 architecture.

Samsung officially announces Galaxy S24 series smartphones
Published in Mobiles

AI features take the lead, but there are plenty of other upgrades

At its Galaxy Unpacked event, Samsung unveiled its new Galaxy S24 series smartphone lineup, including the Galaxy S24, Galaxy S24+, and the flagship Galaxy S24 Ultra. As expected, a big part of the announcement was focused on AI, or in Samsung's case, Galaxy AI, a set of AI-powered features that will be coming to the new Galaxy S24 lineup.

Qualcomm Oryon CPU beats Apple M2 Max in a single thread
Published in PC Hardware

Matches i9-13980Hx in multi-thread

Qualcomm's CEO Christiano Amon just announced the Qualcomm Oryon CPU, a part of the Snapdragon X PC platform. This twelve-core 4nm CPU is based on Nuvia architecture and should be a very efficient design.

Qualcomm previews Snapdragon X Elite, future SoC for PCs
Published in PC Hardware

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.

Qualcomm announces its new Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 flagship SoC
Published in Mobiles

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.