Articles about Snapdragon 810

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Is Apparently Overheating For Some
Last month in a teardown of the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium, it was discovered that Sony had included an extra heat pipe in the phone. What this does is that it allows for better heat dissipation, which is handy when you consider that the Snapdragon 810 chipset is said to be prone to overheating.This was applied to the Xperia Z5, but there was no confirmation of whether it was the […]

Snapdragon 810 Overheating Reportedly Solved In Xperia Z5
One of the problems with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 is that there have been many reports of it overheating. We ourselves have not encountered any of these issues during our reviews of Snapdragon 810 devices, but it seems that it was a big enough problem where Japanese carrier NTT DOCOMO had to warn users about it.One of the affected handsets was the Xperia Z4 and with the Sony Xperia Z5 […]

Alleged OnePlus 2 Benchmark Reveals Throttled CPU
One of the features confirmed to make its way into the upcoming OnePlus 2 is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810. This raised many eyebrows especially when you consider the overheating concerns that many users had, although the company did promise that they were working on addressing that.However by that did the company mean they were going to throttle the CPU’s speeds? Given that the handset has yet to be officially launched, […]

Sony Xperia Z3+ Overheating Caught On Video
We have heard reports from Japan that the Sony Xperia Z4 was overheating which means by this logic, the overheating should apply to the Sony Xperia Z3+ which is essentially the same phone with a different name. Now if you’re wondering what the phone when overheating looks like, the folks at AndroidPIT have managed to capture it on video.As you can see in the video above, using the camera app […]


OnePlus 2 Processor Confirmed
Anyone remember how OnePlus revealed the details of its first smartphone, the OnePlus One? The company would confirm a new specification every other week to keep the hype machine rolling for its first device and it appears to be doing the same thing this time around as we look forward to the OnePlus 2. Today OnePlus took to its official forums to confirm the OnePlus 2 processor, which as we all know […]

Japanese Carrier Seemingly Confirms Snapdragon 810’s Overheating
Is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 overheating? Well if you believe the rumors, the answer is yes and it seems that this has recently been confirmed by Japanese carrier NTT DOCOMO. As you can see in the photo above, it shows a signage that was reportedly spotted inside one of the carrier’s stores.According to the translation of the note, it mentions that phones powered by the Snapdragon 810 could potentially be […]

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro Leads Snapdragon 810 Performance
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 phone on the market, besting the HTC One M9, LG G4 and LG G Flex 2 in nearly all […]

Qualcomm Speaks Up Over Snapdragon 810 Overheating Reports
Does the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 have overheating problems? That’s what the rumors seem to be saying, but speaking to Forbes, the company’s VP of marketing Tim McDonough basically refutes it, calling it rubbish. “The rumours are rubbish, there was not an overheating problem with the Snapdragon 810 in commercial devices.”McDonough seems to infer that someone is out to sabotage the company through the spreading of these false rumors. “Our point […]

LG Picked Snapdragon 808 For The G4 A Year Ago, Says Qualcomm
You probably have heard by now that LG has decided to go with the Snapdragon 808 processor for its G4 flagship instead of the Snapdragon 810 which many would have expected it to pick. LG does use this processor in the G Flex 2, a device it unveiled at CES earlier this year. To counter rumors about LG possibly dropping this chip due to overheating concerns Qualcomm has said that the […]

Qualcomm Says There's No Snapdragon 815
Recently there have been many rumors circulating about an upcoming SoC from Qualcomm called the Snapdragon 815. Devices powered by the Snapdragon 810 are not yet common in the market and Qualcomm itself has never even talked about the Snapdragon 815, so while we knew that these rumors had little weight, a confirmation has finally come in from the company. Qualcomm has confirmed that it doesn’t have a Snapdragon 815 […]

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Was Apparently Not Good Enough For Samsung
It was first rumored last year that Samsung is going to ditch the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, a processor that is going to power many flagships this year, in favor of its own Exynos 7420 processor. Rumors had everybody believing that this had something to do with the overheating issues that the Snapdragon 810 was facing. It later turned out to be more of a business decision on Samsung’s part, to reduce its […]

Qualcomm Seemingly Confirms Snapdragon 810 In HTC One M9
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 One M9’s flagship status, we can only imagine that HTC will want the best hardware possible.However given that rumors are what they are, it’s really quite […]

LG's New Octacore 64-Bit Chipset Rumored
Like Samsung, it looks like LG wants to end its reliance upon other companies for mobile processors and wants to make them itself. LG’s NUCLUN chipset debuted last year and was used to power the LG G3 Screen, a smartphone that was only released in South Korea. However overheating issues are believed to have hurt this device’s sales and ultimately driving the last nail in NUCLUN’s coffin because it wasn’t […]

Snapdragon 810 Fully Revealed: Benchmarks, Architecture
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, we had previously had our hands on one of the very cool LG G Flex 2 units at CES 2015, and ran some benchmark numbers, which were not quite where we expected them to […]

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Heat Issues Reportedly Fixed
It was first reported last month that Qualcomm had been facing overheating issues with the Snapdragon 810, particularly when it was operating at peak frequencies, and that the time it would take the company to fix this issue will cause shipment delays for OEMs. Qualcomm denied the initial report but remained more or less tightlipped on subsequent reports of the issues persisting. It is now being reported that Qualcomm has finally […]

Lumia Flagships With Snapdragon 810 Coming Later This Year
It has been a while since a proper Lumia flagship has been released. Over the past couple of months Microsoft has released a handful of mid-range and low-end devices but Windows Phone users looking for a flagship Lumia have so far been disappointed. Microsoft has already said that it is working on new flagships. It was confirmed today that upcoming high-end Lumia smartphones will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 […]

Qualcomm Boasts About 60+ Upcoming Devices With Snapdragon 810
Qualcomm is doing some damage control today after an entire week’s news cycle about Samsung dropping the Snapdragon 810 and going with its own Exynos processors for Galaxy S6. In a press release sent out today Qualcomm boasts about its customer design pipeline which has more than 60 “premium tier mobile devices” that will use the Snapdragon 810 processor. A couple of weeks back it was also rumored that Snapdragon 810 shipments […]

LG Says Its Not Going To Sue Qualcomm
There have been countless reports over the past few weeks about Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 processor. This chip is going to power most of the flagship devices due to be released in 2015. Qualcomm is reportedly facing overheating issues with this processor which might cause delays for smartphone manufacturers. It was rumored recently that LG may sue Qualcomm over these issues but the Korean company has released an official statement to […]

LG Might Sue Qualcomm If They Provide Modified Snapdragon 810 Chipsets To Samsung [Rumor]
Here’s an interesting rumor and potential drama for you guys. Remember an earlier rumor had suggested that Qualcomm could be working on a modified Snapdragon 810 chipset for Samsung that would supposedly solve its overheating issues? The thing is LG had previously claimed that overheating was not an issue so we’re not sure if modification was even necessary to begin with.However a new report out of Korea (via G4Games) has […]

Snapdragon 810 Issues Push OnePlus 2 Release To Q3
OnePlus is a new smartphone company that emerged on the scene last year with the OnePlus One. This smartphone was dubbed by the company as the “flagship killer,” even though purchasing one required jumping through a lot of hoops, OnePlus has managed to create a lot of hype for its next product. OnePlus 2 was first expected to be released in Q2, 2015 but a new report suggests that this smartphone might not […]