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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...

ZUK Z2 With Snapdragon Chipset Teased

05/23/2016, It is not too long after ZUK CEO has more or less revealed that the company will feature the Samsung Exynos 8890 chipset in its upcoming ZUK Z2 smartphone, and here we are with a teaser that has been spotted over on Weibo (which is more or less China’s...

FAA Clears Qualcomm To Fly 5G Autonomous Drones

04/07/2016, Qualcomm has received permission from the FAA to fly drones in a radius of 0.15 nautical miles around its San Diego campus. The flights are restricted to an altitude of 200 feet above ground, but that’s largely enough to test drone communications over...

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X16 Modem Set To Light Up The Scene

02/11/2016, While Qualcomm continues to spearhead the mobile SoC and modem markets, the company is not as strong as it once was in those markets, but this does not mean that innovation is dead. Far from it, as Qualcomm continuously introduces new LTE technologies...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Speed & Features

01/14/2016, As we head towards Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016, the onslaught of smartphone designs using Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 820 SoC (processor) is going to hit. Now is a good time to refresh your mind about what this chip is about, and how it is compared...

Xiaomi Gemini To Sport Snapdragon 820 Chipset

11/12/2015, What normally comes after a particular smartphone model is relatively successful? Why, a sequel would be more than welcome, of course! Having said that, how the Xiaomi Mi 4 flagship has obviously done well enough to warrant an update in the usual one year...

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...

Samsung Device With Snapdragon 620 Chipset Benchmarked

09/11/2015, While we are sure that Samsung has plenty of smartphones up for offer in the future, not much is known about them until the date of release draws nearer. What we do know, however, is the fact that an unknown device from Samsung has already made an...

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...

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro Leads Snapdragon 810 Performance

05/20/2015, The Xiaomi Mi Note Pro recently went on sale in Asia, and now that we got a unit in our hands, we were curious to check what the performance looks like, and it was a good surprise: as it stands, the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro is the fastest Snapdragon 810 powered...

Snapdragon 820 Will Reach Qualcomm’s Partners In H2 2015

03/02/2015, Qualcomm said that Snapdragon 820, the company’s next high-end processor (or SoC) would start “sampling” in the second half of this year (H2 2015). “Sampling” means that the first processors will be produced in limited quantity for engineering...

Snapdragon 810 Fully Revealed: Benchmarks, Architecture

02/12/2015, Since Snapdragon 810 (official page) has been talked about since early 2014, let’s start with the most recent information: our hands-on benchmark scores, using with a reference development device and the latest firmware available. As you may recall,...