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Qualcomm Renames The Snapdragon 618 & 620

12/16/2015, If you recall, earlier this year Qualcomm announced several new Snapdragon chipsets aimed at mid-range devices. Amongst the announcement were the Snapdragon 618 and 620 chipsets. However in a recent announcement made by the chipmaker, it seems that they...

Qualcomm Decides Not To Break Up Its Business

12/15/2015, There had been some speculation over the past few weeks that Qualcomm may split its patent and chipsbusiness but according to a new report published by the company it has decided not to do that. Qualcomm has determined that it’s not going to be the...

Huawei Tipped To Make 2016’s Nexus With Snapdragon 820 [Rumor]

12/11/2015, Several months ago Google and Huawei announced the Nexus 6P. This is one of the two latest Nexus handsets launched, and it also marks the first time that Huawei has ever made a Nexus handset. That being said we have seen Google turn to the likes of...

Samsung Galaxy S7 Could Feature Heat Pipes [Rumor]

12/04/2015, If the rumors are to be believed, 2016’s Samsung Galaxy S7 could feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset. Now with the Snapdragon 810, there were reports of it overheating which is apparently why Samsung opted to go with Exynos chipsets for their...

Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Rumored For 2016

11/18/2015, Last week, Qualcomm officially detailed the Snapdragon 820 chipset. This is the chipset that is expected to power high-end flagship smartphones for 2016, and if the rumors are to believed, the Samsung Galaxy S7 could be one of them. That being said, the...

US Galaxy S7 Models Could Get Both Chipsets [Rumor]

11/16/2015, It is no secret that with the launch of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 that some high-end flagship smartphones in 2016 will be using it. One of those phones is rumored to be the Samsung Galaxy S7, although there have been rumors suggesting that there could...

Snapdragon 820 Specs Revealed

11/10/2015, They say that good things come to those who wait, so it is nice to see that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC’s specifications have been revealed, which more or less means that the actual shipping of the Snapdragon 820 chipset in mobile devices would be...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Will Debut Tomorrow With Live Q&A Session

11/09/2015, Back in August, Qualcomm officially announced the Snapdragon 820 but unfortunately details of the chipset weren’t shared. For those curious about the upcoming chipset, fret not because according to Qualcomm’s Tim McDonough, it seems that we should be...

Upcoming Vivo Xplay 5S Rumored To Sport 4K Display, Snapdragon 820

10/30/2015, Earlier today an image that was posted online by Vivo seemed to hint at the company’s upcoming flagship phone’s design. Now thanks to newly leaked images, we are looking at the alleged photos of the Vivo Xplay 5S. However based on the photos that we...

Qualcomm Denies Rumors of Snapdragon 820 Overheating

10/29/2015, Over the past several years, Qualcomm has been seen as the leader in smartphone chipsets. However last year Qualcomm seems to have taken a bit of a hit when it was revealed that the Snapdragon 810 chipset, supposed to be their most powerful chipset to...

Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon-powered Security Camera

10/27/2015, Qualcomm is a company that is known primarily for their chipsets, which for the most part has found its way into smartphones and tablets around the world. However it looks like the company is starting to branch out as they have recently unveiled a...

Samsung Is Apparently Trying To “Fix” The Snapdragon 820

10/27/2015, One of the popular rumors surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S7 is that the company will return to Qualcomm for the phone, and that the handset will be powered by the Snapdragon 820 when this year’s Galaxy S6 skipped the Snapdragon 810 due to reports of...

ITC Rules Samsung Did Not Infringe Upon NVIDIA’s Patents

10/11/2015, Last year NVIDIA filed a lawsuit against Samsung, alleging that the South Korean tech giant had used its patents without their permission. They also wanted to block Samsung’s Qualcomm-powered smartphones from being sold due to the alleged patent...

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Is Apparently Overheating For Some

10/04/2015, Last month in a teardown of the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium, it was discovered that Sony had included an extra heat pipe in the phone. What this does is that it allows for better heat dissipation, which is handy when you consider that the Snapdragon 810...