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Qualcomm X50: World’s First 5G Modem

10/19/2016, 5G Networks are one step closer to becoming a reality for wireless broadband users worldwide. With the announcement if the X50 5G modem, Qualcomm draws a line in the sand and prepares the whole wireless industry to go to the next level.

1Gbps Downloads In Next Snapdragon 800 Series Processors

10/18/2016, Qualcomm has made it official that its next-gen Snapdragon 800 Series of SoC (probably the Snapdragon 830) would integrate the Qualcomm X16 LTE Modem which is capable of reaching theoretical speeds close to 1 Gbps.

Snapdragon Ready For Connected Cameras

10/18/2016, We already know that Qualcomm is very serious about IoT, but it is about to make a new push in Connected Cameras and enable partners to create pressure and disruption in the coming months. Qualcomm will address that market with a complete Connected Camera...


Qualcomm Snapdragon 653, 626 and 427 Add New Performance Tiers

10/17/2016, During its Qualcomm 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong, Qualcomm has announced three new application processors for the mobile markets. The Snapdragon 653, Snapdragon 626 and Snapdragon 427 add a new performance and feature(s) option for OEMs and ODMs, and one...

Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus Uses Qualcomm’s Clear Sight Camera Technology

10/16/2016, The Xiaomi Mi 5s/5s Plus was launched last month and the phone represents quite a bit of firsts. For example it uses Qualcomm’s Sense ID ultrasonic fingerprint sensor, something that not many OEMs have adopted, and recently it was also revealed that...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 Processor May Be Manufactured By Samsung

10/04/2016, The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor is currently being manufactured by Samsung on its second-generation 14nm LPP FinFET process and if a new report is to be believed, the company may have contracted Samsung yet again to mass produce its next-generation...

Qualcomm Unveils A Pair Of Chips Designed For IoT Devices

09/28/2016, Qualcomm might have been known to some as a maker of chipsets found in smartphones, but in the past few years the company has evolved into creating chips for non-mobile devices. For example earlier this year the company launched chipsets for wearables in...

Xiaomi Teases Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor For The Mi 5s

09/25/2016, Fingerprint scanners on smartphones at the moment largely exist as buttons, meaning that there needs to be a special cutout for the sensors to be placed in order for them to work. For smartphones from Samsung or Apple, this isn’t an issue as the...

What is Qualcomm Clear Sight?

09/15/2016, Qualcomm has just shed some light over its Clear Sight camera technology. Clear Sight can exploit two camera modules with identical sensors to improve imaging performance by having one capture color, and the other one capturing brightness with a slightly...

Qualcomm Announces ‘Clear Sight’ Dual Camera Technology

09/14/2016, Are dual cameras the way of the future for smartphone cameras? There have been quite a few companies adopting the tech, most notably Apple with the iPhone 7 Plus. Now it looks like Qualcomm wants in on the action as well as they have announced a new...

Xiaomi Mi 5s Could Feature Qualcomm’s Sense ID Technology

09/14/2016, Right now fingerprint security is still one of the more favored forms of biometric security. Samsung looks like they might be interested in shifting the discussion to iris scanning, but for now it’s safe to say that fingerprint scanning is still more...

Some iPhone 7 Models Are Apparently Packing Intel’s Modems

09/09/2016, For the longest time ever, Apple has relied on Qualcomm for its LTE modems. However rumors from earlier this year suggested that both Intel and Qualcomm could be supplying the modems, which shouldn’t really be surprising as Apple has typically favored...

Ubergizmo’s Best of IFA 2016

09/02/2016, After two very intense “Press Days”, all the major products at the IFA trade show in Berlin/Germany have been announced, looked at and covered. The best technology companies in the world took their best shot at demonstrating the value of their new...

Qualcomm Snapdragon VR820 Reference Platform Revealed

09/01/2016, During its media event at IFA in Berlin/Germany, Qualcomm has unveiled a new reference hardware for Virtual Reality (VR) developers called Snapdragon VR 820. It is a self-contained, head mounted, VR system that offers a complete freedom of movement*...