HTC has announced the HTC VIVE Focus VR headset for Enterprise in San Francisco. We’re still at the event looking at VR demos, but we can talk about the hardware right now.
Qualcomm announced its “always-on” PCs with ASUS and HP in December last year after confirming at Computex in July 2017 that it would enter the PC Windows 10 market. These PCs will be powered by the company’s Snapdragon 835 processor, the same processor that you find in flagship smartphones like the Galaxy S8. The company had previously confirmed that these LTE-enabled PCs would be offered by Verizon and Sprint. It […]
[CES 2018] Qualcomm has just entered the Windows PC product category a month ago, when partners HP and Asus launched their own versions of the “Always-On” Snapdragon PC laptop at an exclusive event in Hawaii. Today, Lenovo is jumping on the bandwagon at CES 2018 with the Miix 630, a 2-in-1 detachable PC laptop with Windows 10 S powered by the Snapdragon 835, Qualcomm’s flagship SoC of last year.
HP was one of the OEM partners that has presented a new Snapdragon-powered laptop at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit in Maui, Hawaii. The HP Envy x2 is an extremely thin 12.3-inch laptop built with a detachable tablet chassis. It is essentially a thin table which attaches to a Surface Pro like keyboard/stand with strong magnets. HP Boasts about ~20 hours of video playback, and weeks of standby power.
At the Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit, ASUS has introduced its first Snapdragon-powered laptop, the ASUS NovaGo (model TP370). It is an always-connected laptop which has built-in Gigabit-class 4G LTE and comes with either 4GB or 8GB of RAM to cater to more demanding users.The NovaGo is designed to achieve superior battery life by using an extremely low power Snapdragon 835 chip, with its integrated Qualcomm X16 4G LTE modem. At the […]
We met with Leilani DeLeon from Qualcomm’s VR team to discuss an interesting topic: how the Snapdragon Virtual Reality (VR) platform could improve healthcare. Better Healthcare is a topic that could affect any of us, and with literally “life and death” in the balance, VR could be much more impactful (although less entertaining) than VR gaming.
OnePlus has a habit of gradually releasing information about its upcoming devices so as to generate the maximum possible hype for the products before they are ultimately released. Over the past few weeks, the company has confirmed more and more details about the OnePlus 5 and today it has confirmed what sort of processor the upcoming flagship smartphone is going to tout.
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 set to be the first Snapdragon 835 handset, we did not know for sure what was the actual performance of that new chip was – until today.
Lenovo-owned Motorola didn’t launch any flagship smartphones at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona last month but that doesn’t mean it’s not working on one. An unannounced Motorola flagship has actually been spotted and it’s believed that this handset is running Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 processor. It’s the processor that’s going to power the likes of the Galaxy S8 this year so you know that if this is true, […]
Nokia launched three new Android-powered smartphones at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona last month and it may not be done for the year. According to a new report out of China, it’s claimed that Nokia is going to launch two new flagship smartphones this year which will be powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 processor and will also feature a dual-camera system on the back.
The Sony XZ Premium is Sony’s new flagship smartphone, part of its renamed mobile portfolio, the Xperia XZ series. The premium successor of the Xperia XZ, launched at IFA 2016 last September, the new handset comes in a larger and shinier body.The key innovations are the 4K HDR 5.5-inch display (resolution), the 3-layers 19 MP rear camera sensor with stacked memory, announced by Sony at the beginning of the month, […]
Qualcomm has moved into the virtual reality space as well and it wants to give virtual reality development by original design manufacturers a push. Its ambitions are not just limited to headsets in which you slot a smartphone, it’s interested in all-in-one mobile virtual reality headsets, and last year Qualcomm came out with its own reference design that was based on the Snapdragon 820’s architecture. The company has now updated […]
Samsung today announced its next-generation Exynos 9 series processor which is most likely going to debut with the Galaxy S8 this year. The Exynos 9 Series 8895 is the first Samsung processor to take advantage of the company’s 10nm FinFET processor which allows for up to 27 percent higher performance while consuming 40 percent less power. It’s the same process that Samsung is building Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 on, and that […]
While Samsung has already confirmed that it’s not going to unveil the Galaxy S8 at the Mobile World Congress 2017 later this month, the company is going to be present at the event and it’s going to make some announcements. The latest teaser suggests that aside from unveiling two new tablets the company might also unveil the Galaxy S8 processor, at least one that will be included in some variants […]