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Snapdragon is twice the AI speed of its 7nm Android competitor
Published in AI


Senior director Gary Brotman dilates on future of AI

Snapdragon 855 has a joker card that brings it significantly ahead of the competition of all 7nm players in the Android market. Gary Brotman, a senior director of product management focused on AI, dropped a bomb on the competition confirming that the 4th generation AI platform from Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is twice times faster than its 7nm Android based competitor.

Snapdragon 855 is a wireless beast
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 21:01

Snapdragon 855 is a wireless beast


WiFi 6, 2Gbps 4G, X50 for 5G

Qualcomm’s Druga Mallardi, an SVP and general manager of 4G and 5G, has announced the wireless building blocks of the Snapdragon 855. It packs 2Gbps Gigabit LTE, 5G, WiFi 6 and 60GHz WiFi.

Samsung confirms Snapdragon 855 is its 5G answer
Published in Mobiles


Coming in 1H 2019

Samsung’s Justin Denison, SVP of product strategy and marketing in the US,  confirmed that the 5G Samsung phone comes with a Snapdragon 855 SoC and obviously using a Snapdragon X50 modem.

Alex Katouzian announced the Snapdragon 855
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 22:13

Alex Katouzian announced the Snapdragon 855


2X AI performance over 7nm Kirin

Alex Katouzian, a senior vice president ( SVP) of Qualcomm and the general manager of mobile, has announced the Snapdragon 855. He went into a few details leaving full disclosure for tomorrow, but he did say that its AI performance is twice as fast than the 7nm Android device.

Samsung will have 5G by next year
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 10:33

Samsung will have 5G by next year


Beating Apple and without being hamstrung by an Intel Modem

Samsung will release its first  5G mobile phone next year, beating Apple by a mile and not having the problem that it will depend on an Intel modem.

MediaTek and Qualcomm upgrade Mobile SoCs
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 30 November 2018 12:16

MediaTek and Qualcomm upgrade Mobile SoCs


Advanced process nodes for 2019

MediaTek and Qualcomm are moving to fabricate their next-generation mobile SoCs with advanced process nodes which will support more advanced technologies.

Galaxy S10 to ship in late March, April
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 30 November 2018 11:46

Galaxy S10 to ship in late March, April


Exclusive: That is the current plan

Our extremely well-informed sources have confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy S10 will ship in late March/early April 2019. This goes for both the Exynos 8920 as well as the Snapdragon 855 version of the phone. Samsung has traditionally been shipping Galaxy S smartphones anywhere from late March to early June, depending on the version of the phone and the region. 

Qualcomm on verge of Apple resolution
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 30 November 2018 10:59

Qualcomm on verge of Apple resolution


CEO Steve Mollenkopf confirms

In a chat with CNBC, Qualcomm’s CEO confirmed that it and Apple are on the doorstep of a resolution of  multi quarter licensing related issues. What CNBC didn’t tell you is that Apple doesn’t want to pay Qualcomm a tiny amount of money as it wants a special and favorable deal.  

Apple Qualcomm license spat is about $13 per iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Apple wants to pay less

Next time you buy an iPhone that nowadays easily exceeds $1000, € or £, Apple doesn’t want to pay $13 out of the selling price of its phone to Qualcomm. That is what the whole fuss is all about. Qualcomm offers multi model standard essential patents that include 3G/4G and 5G in that price.

Qualcomm will live stream Hawaii event again
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 23:05

Qualcomm will live stream Hawaii event again


December 4, 5 and 6 at 9:00 a.m Hawaii time

The birthplace of the Snapdragon 845 last year, and the birthplace of its successor Snapdragon 855, Maui island in Hawaii, will be  where the Third Annual Snapdragon Technology Summit is taking place. For us, that means three out of three.