Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Specs May Include On-Chip 5G

Qualcomm isn’t due to unveil its next flagship mobile platform until later in the year but that doesn’t mean that the company isn’t working on it already. No official information has been released about the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 specs, at least that’s what it’s expected to be called, but a tipster suggests that it may feature on-chip 5G and support for LPDDR5 memory.


Lenovo Project Limitless: 5G PC, Powered By Snapdragon 8cx

At Computex 2019, Qualcomm and Lenovo have demonstrated “Project Limitless” the world’s first 5G PC, powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx platform and a discrete Qualcomm X55 5G modem.


Qualcomm And Intel To Cease Business Dealings With Huawei

As you might have heard, Google had recently confirmed that they will no longer be doing business with Huawei following the US government blacklisting the Chinese company. It seems that they are not alone because in a report from Bloomberg, other companies are now following suit as well.


Qualcomm Announces Smart Headset Platform At Google I/O

Qualcomm is rolling out the QCC5100 Series processor aimed at smart headsets at Google I/O to help hardware vendors build product faster and better.


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This Is Why Intel Killed Its 5G Modem Project

A couple of weeks ago following the speculation that Apple’s 5G iPhones could be delayed to 2021 due to their apparent difficulty in sourcing components. Intel was said to be the company to supply Apple with 5G modems, and the company came forward to claim that everything was going according to plan.


Top Analyst ‘Confirms’ 5G iPhone For Launch in 2020

Earlier this month, it was rumored that Apple might not be launching their 5G iPhone until 2021 due to the difficulty of sourcing components. This stemmed from the fact that Qualcomm is currently one of the biggest suppliers, but due to their legal troubles, Apple was clearly avoiding trying to source from them.


Apple Begrudgingly Admits Qualcomm’s Tech Is ‘The Best’

For a while, it looked as though Apple’s legal spat with Qualcomm could be dragged on for years on end, similar to Apple’s legal battle against Samsung. However, to everyone’s surprise, Apple and Qualcomm settled their dispute where it was reported that Qualcomm will actually supply Apple with 5G modems for its 2020 iPhones.


Apple’s 5G iPhones Might Arrive In 2020 With Qualcomm’s Chipsets

A report from earlier this month revealed that Apple might miss their rumored 2020 deadline to launch a 5G iPhone. The report claimed that Apple was having issues sourcing their 5G modems due to their ongoing litigation with Qualcomm, in which the latter company supplies the majority of the chipsets in upcoming 5G smartphones.


Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 Platform Claims 10X Power-Efficiency

It’s not every day that a large company like Qualcomm’s steps into a new market, and we might look back to this day as an inflection point in the cloud AI arms race.


Snapdragon 730G: Snapdragon Elite Gaming Features For The Masses Editor's Pick

At its “A.I Day” conference in San Francisco, Qualcomm has announced a few new Snapdragon processors, with the Snapdragon 730G, Snapdragon 730 and Snapdragon 665 as new additions to the Snapdragon platform.


3D Printed Fingerprint Beats Samsung Galaxy S10’s Fingerprint Sensor

One of the features of the Samsung Galaxy S10 is the use of an in-display fingerprint sensor. What makes this different from other in-display sensors is that Samsung is said to have used Qualcomm’s fingerprint sensor which relies on ultrasonic technology. This is said to be more secure compared to regular fingerprint scanning, but maybe it isn’t quite foolproof yet.


Ubergizmo’s Best of MWC 2019 Editor's Pick

With 5G and foldable phones entering the market in 2019, this year’s Mobile World Congress was full of excitement, but not all products are created equal, and some are more eye-catchy than others. Here’s what we think is worthy of your attention, in no particular order.


Qualcomm X55 Modem For Even Faster 5G In 2020

The first 5G mmWave connectivity included in most 2019 5G handsets (in the US) will use Qualcomm’s X50 5G modem, introduced in 2016. However, the San Diego based telecom company launched the new X55 5G modem at MWC 2019, a version that should power a majority of high-end Android smartphones in 2020.


Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S10 Seemingly Outperforms Its Exynos Variant

As many probably know by now, Samsung’s flagships typically launch with two different chipsets depending on the market. Some markets will receive the Qualcomm chipset, while others will use Samsung’s own Exynos chipset. While presumably Samsung has done all they can to ensure a consistent user experience, recent benchmarks don’t seem too good.