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SoC stands for ‘system on a chip’ or ‘system on chip’ which is a way to describe that a complete electronic system (like a computer) has been integrated on a single chip that includes processors, co-processors, memory, and all the associated data buses. To qualify as an SoC, all the sub-components must be cut from the same silicon die. To learn more about SoC, read SoC: The Force That Rules All Smartphones and Tablets


Qualcomm Seemingly Confirms Snapdragon 810 In HTC One M9

02/24/2015, Are you excited about the upcoming HTC One M9? From what we have heard based on the rumors, the handset will be packing Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 chipset under its hood. This is Qualcomm’s latest chipset and most powerful to date, and given that HTC...

Samsung’s 14nm Exynos 7 Chipsets Officially Announced

02/16/2015, Every year Samsung announces upgrades to their own Exynos-brand of SoCs and this year it looks like the Exynos 7 will be the latest chipset to be announced by the South Korean tech giant. The new Exynos 7 chipsets will be built using the 14nm process...

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,...

MediaTek Will Power More Of Sony’s Low, Mid-Range Handsets [Rumor]

02/12/2015, Sony, for the most part, has relied on Qualcomm for the chipsets found in their phones, but it seems that further down the line with the company’s low and mid-range handsets, Sony could be thinking about turning to MediaTek instead. This is according to...

Samsung Alleged Working On Exynos 7890, Exynos 7650

02/12/2015, At the moment the most powerful chipset that Samsung has is probably the Exynos 7420 which last we heard could be making it into the company’s upcoming flagship smartphones. However could Samsung already be planning more powerful chipsets? As it turns...

Second-Gen NVIDIA Shield Tablet Could Use Tegra X1 Chipset [Rumor]

02/06/2015, A couple of years ago, NVIDIA released the Shield handheld gaming console powered by Android, and last year they released another mobile gaming device in the form of the Shield tablet. Now given NVIDIA’s background in the gaming industry, we’re sure...

Samsung To Produce 75% Of Apple’s A9 Chipsets [Rumor]

01/26/2015, Apple and Samsung don’t exactly have the best relationship. Granted their lawsuits against one another have stopped gracing the headlines as of late, but it is safe to assume that their relationship will never be the same again. However if the rumors...

MediaTek Working On 10-12 Core Processors [Rumor]

01/12/2015, As it stands, quad-core chipsets are found in the majority of smartphones and tablets at the moment, although there are some that come with octa-core chipsets on board, such as the recently announced Samsung Galaxy A7. However the question is, do we...

NVIDIA Tegra X1 Benchmarks: Unmatched Performance

01/05/2015, As it is customary for NVIDIA at this time of the year, it has announced a new mobile SoC called Tegra X1. While the announcement was not a surprise in itself, the performance of Tegra X1 was stunningly high and shows that NVIDIA remains one of the few...

TSMC Now Said To Lead The Charge On Apple’s A9 Processor [Rumor]

01/02/2015, There have been rumors that Samsung could be responsible for the manufacturing of Apple’s A9 chipset which is rumored to make its way into the next-gen iPhone. However according to newer rumors, Apple’s A9 chipset could be made by TSMC while Samsung...