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First Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Devices Expected In 2016

08/12/2015, The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 is expected to be the successor to the Snapdragon 810, which at the moment is unfortunately plagued by reports of it overheating. So the question is, when can we expect the Snapdragon 820 to finally make its way into a...

Samsung Galaxy S7 Could Use Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 [Rumor]

08/11/2015, When Samsung announced the Galaxy S6 earlier this year, it was revealed that Samsung would be using their own Exynos chipsets instead of Qualcomm’s, which is what they’ve done in the past. While it was never confirmed, the rumors of the Snapdragon 810...

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 212, 412, 616 Processors

08/10/2015, While the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 is the company’s latest and greatest processor at the moment, not everyone out there can afford to buy a brand new flagship handset that packs said processor. Instead there are customers out there who might have to...

Qualcomm Brings Wireless Charging To Devices With Metal Cases

07/28/2015, Qualcomm has announced that it has engineered a new solution which will allow wireless charging for devices that have metal cases. The solution uses Qualcomm’s WiPower technology and is designed to be compliant with the Rezence standard, Qualcomm...

Researcher: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Has No Heating Issues

07/27/2015, Kevin Wang, the research director for IHS Technology China, did mention on his Weibo page that manufacturers should sit up and take notice of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset that is set to arrive on upcoming smartphone models since he says that there...

Sonavation Successfully Embeds Fingerprint Sensor Under A Display

07/22/2015, As it stands, fingerprint sensors on smartphones usually exists on the exterior of the phone, like we’ve seen in the iPhone and several other Android devices. It works and there really isn’t much issue about its placement, but could it be improved...

Alleged OnePlus 2 Benchmark Reveals Throttled CPU

07/20/2015, One of the features confirmed to make its way into the upcoming OnePlus 2 is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810. This raised many eyebrows especially when you consider the overheating concerns that many users had, although the company did promise that they were...

EU Looking Into Qualcomm For Possible Antitrust Violations

07/17/2015, When it comes to processors designed for mobile devices, you would be hardpressed to find a smartphone or tablet that was not powered by one of Qualcomm’s chipsets. The company has created chipsets for low-end devices, mid-range, and of course high-end...

Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumored To See The Return Of Snapdragon Processors

07/10/2015, The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge is powered by Samsung’s own Exynos processor, which is by all accounts a powerful processor. However prior to this, Samsung typically relied on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipsets, but rumors of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810...

Qualcomm Not Planning To Spin Off Chip Business

06/30/2015, Investors have recently been pressuring Qualcomm to spin off its chip business, citing increasing competition in the industry as one of the reasons why the company needs to do this but so far they have not been able to convince Qualcomm. The U.S. based...

Sony Xperia Z3+ Overheating Caught On Video

06/24/2015, We have heard reports from Japan that the Sony Xperia Z4 was overheating which means by this logic, the overheating should apply to the Sony Xperia Z3+ which is essentially the same phone with a different name. Now if you’re wondering what the phone...

What Is Qualcomm Quick Charge + How It (Really) Works

06/18/2015, With very slow (but somewhat steady) battery capacity growth in an ever-connected world, it is clear that users are more battery-life conscious than ever before. The next best thing to “more battery capacity” is “faster charging” – ideally you...

Japanese Xperia Z4 Owners Complaining Of Overheating

06/10/2015, The Sony Xperia Z4 was officially announced in Japan back in April. The handset packed some decent specs, one of which was the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. However it looks like it didn’t take long for Xperia Z4 owners to start complaining that...

Japanese Carrier Seemingly Confirms Snapdragon 810’s Overheating

06/10/2015, Is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 overheating? Well if you believe the rumors, the answer is yes and it seems that this has recently been confirmed by Japanese carrier NTT DOCOMO. As you can see in the photo above, it shows a signage that was reportedly...