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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 Could Consider Building Their Own Processors [Rumor]

12/30/2015, Companies like Apple, Samsung, and Huawei have all built their own chipsets for use in their mobile devices, thus cutting down dependence on other companies like Qualcomm, MediaTek, and NVIDIA in the process. Or in the case of Apple, zero reliance on...

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...

Apple Rumored To Be Working On Their Own Mobile GPU

12/10/2015, Apple’s iOS devices are all powered by the company’s A-series of chipsets. These chipsets are based on ARM’s design but they feature custom cores and microarchitecture, kind of like what Samsung and other OEMs are doing when they create their own...

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...

TSMC Rumored To Have Exclusive On Apple’s A10 SoC

12/03/2015, Based on the way things have been progressing, it is only natural that come 2016 we can look forward to Apple’s iPhone 7. This model will not only represent a change in terms of design, but also a change in hardware and what we can only assume will...

Sony CEO Denies They Are Working On Their Own Chipset

11/20/2015, A couple of days ago it was rumored that Sony might be interested in developing their own mobile chipset. Unfortunately if you were wondering if that was true, it turns out that the rumors were false. According to reports, it seems that both Sony Mobile...

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...

Analyst Thinks Apple’s A9X Could Pose A Threat To Intel

11/12/2015, The iPad Pro sports an A9X chipset under its hood. This is Apple’s latest chipset and according to various benchmarks, the seems that the A9X is more than capable and has been found to even outperform Apple’s MacBook series of laptops, which is very...

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...

Google Apparently Interested In Co-Developing Own Processor

11/06/2015, If you look at the Android landscape at the moment in terms of SoCs, you have a number of makers. You have Qualcomm, you have MediaTek, you have Rockchip, you have the Huawei Kirin, and Samsung’s Exynos. Basically there are many to choose from, but it...

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...

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...