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What is the Snapdragon Platform?

03/22/2017, Recently, Qualcomm has published a blog post titled “Moving beyond processors to platforms” in which the company outlines changes to the Snapdragon brand with an emphasis on no longer communicating about Snapdragon as a “processor,” but as a...

Snapdragon 835 Benchmarks Show Galaxy S8 Potential

03/22/2017, The 2017 smartphone season has started with the LG G6, but high-specs fans have taken notice that the G6 uses a Snapdragon 821 chip (July 2016) and not a Snapdragon 835, which is the latest 8xx design from Qualcomm. Although the Samsung Galaxy S8 is...

TSMC To Decide On US Chip Plant In 2018

03/21/2017, As you might have heard over the past few months, US President Donald Trump has been saying that US tech companies, such as Apple, should move their production back to the US instead of outsourcing to the likes of China. One of Apple’s manufacturing...

Samsung Rumored To Supply 2018 iPhone ‘A12’ Chipsets

03/15/2017, Despite the lawsuits filed against one another and the fierce competitive nature between both Apple and Samsung, both companies still worked together, with Samsung supplying Apple with quite a bit of hardware components for its various products. One of...

Xiaomi Officially Announces Its Surge S1 In-House Chipset

02/28/2017, [MWC 2017] A week ago Xiaomi confirmed that they would be sharing details about its “Pinecone” processor at MWC, and sure enough they have. The company has officially announced the Surge S1 which is Xiaomi’s first in-house chipset that will be used...

ASUS Teases Snapdragon 835 Smartphone For CES 2017

01/02/2017, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 is expected to be the company’s flagship mobile chipset for 2017. Details are scarce and unknown for the most part, but as per Qualcomm’s tweet the other day, they are expected to detail the chipset at CES 2017 which kicks...

TSMC Refutes Claims Of Poor Foundry Yields On 10nm Chips

12/28/2016, According to a report from about a week ago, it was suggested that Apple’s 2017 iPads could either be delayed or in short supply at launch. This was apparently due to TSMC’s foundry problems that produced poor yields of the 10nm chips. However that...

Qualcomm To Detail Snapdragon 835 Chipset At CES 2017

12/27/2016, The Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 is a chipset from Qualcomm that we have been hearing about for awhile now, such as how it might be an octa-core chipset, for example. The good news is that if you’re curious about the chipset, Qualcomm has teased that come...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Gets Samsung 10nm Semiconductor Process

11/17/2016, Details about the upcoming Snapdragon 835 high-end SoC (main processor) from Qualcomm are starting to (officially) emerge. The new chip, designed by Qualcomm, will be manufactured by Samsung Semiconductor using Samsung’s edgy 10nm (nanometer) FinFET...

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.

Alleged Apple A10X Chipset Spotted On Geekbench

10/04/2016, This year’s iPhones are powered by Apple’s new quad-core A10 Fusion chipset, which means that the next generation of iPads will most likely be powered by a variant of that chipset, possibly the A10X. Now thanks to a recent sighting on Geekbench, it...

The iPhone 7’s A10 Fusion Chip Is Faster Than The MacBook Air

09/15/2016, The majority of the iPhone 7’s improvements are under the hood, thanks to its new A10 Fusion chipset which makes it a quad-core phone versus the iPhone 6s which was still a dual-core setup. As we have seen on the AnTuTu benchmarks, this has...

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...