Snapdragon 8cx Platform For Premium Always-Connected PCs

The Snapdragon 8cx leverages some work done for Snapdragon 855 but it is designed for a laptop power and thermal environment. As a result, it is a lot more powerful than smartphones, hence the ‘x’ that stands for eXtreme. It’s true, 8cx is the most extreme Snapdragon ever built.


What is Snapdragon Elite Gaming?

During the Snapdragon Summit 2018 introduction of Snapdragon 855, the term Snapdragon Elite Gaming has appeared for the first time. Let’s go over what it means as this terminology will probably be used often going forward.


OnePlus Will Be The First To Use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 Chipset [Update]

Update – OnePlus has since clarified that they won’t be the first, but will be one of the first to use the Snapdragon 855. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 chipset will be the company’s flagship chipset for 2019, and as expected many smartphone makers will be using the chipset for their flagship phones as well. However in an interesting announcement, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau took to the stage at Qualcomm’s event in Hawaii […]


Snapdragon 855: Everything You Need To Know Editor's Pick

On December 4, Qualcomm teased the world by unveiling the high-level features of their new flagship processor, the Snapdragon 855.


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Qualcomm Highlights Snapdragon 855’s AI Performance

During the first keynote of the Snapdragon Summit, Qualcomm has confirmed the Snapdragon 855 brand name for its new high-end smartphone processor platform. In today’s keynote, the AI performance was the main topic.


HTC VIVE Focus VR Headset For Enterprise

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.


Snapdragon 675: Qualcomm’s New Mid-Range Processor Platform

At the Qualcomm 4G/5G Summit, the company is updating its 2018 processor offering for mid-range phones ($350-$500). As its Snapdragon 675 name indicates, it will occupy the space just below the Snapdragon 700 Series which was announced earlier in the year and aimed at the Premium market ($500-$700).


Qualcomm Snapdragon 700: A Premium Phone Platform

Qualcomm’s President Cristiano Amon has announced the Snapdragon 700 Series, a new line of mobile processors that will fill the gap between the Snapdragon 600 and 800 series dedicated to mid-range and high-end phones. The 800-Series has been running for many years, with the latest incarnation being Snapdragon 845, as found in the Samsung Galaxy S9, the Sony XZ2 and the Asus Zenfone 5Z. All three were introduced this week […]


Lenovo Mirage Solo: Standalone VR Headset

It was just announced, Lenovo just launched a standalone VR headset powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon VR platform, a powerful; solution that does not require a phone to be inserted into the headset. It is much better than a phone-based solution because the two integrated front camera allow freedom of motion across the room.


Xiaomi Reportedly Developing Snapdragon-Powered Windows 10 PC

It was confirmed late last year that Windows 10 PCs powered by the next-generation Snapdragon chip will be released in 2017. HP and ASUS are two major manufacturers who are developing Windows 10-powered PCs touting Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor. Lenovo is said to be working on a Snapdragon 835-powered PC itself as well. If a new report is to be believed, Xiaomi is working on something similar.


HP Envy x2 Snapdragon Review: Hands-On

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.


ASUS NovaGo Snapdragon Laptop Review: Hands-On

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 […]


Qualcomm PC Push Materializes In ASUS and HP Laptops

After announcing its plans to enter the PC Windows 10 market at Computex in July, Qualcomm and its partners from ASUS and HP have announced upcoming “always-on” laptops powered by Snapdragon 835, the same chip used in most high-end Android smartphones. This marks an inflexion point in the PC space as two of the most frequent consumer demands might finally be addressed: always-on connectivity and more than a full day […]


Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 and Snapdragon 660 Chips Announced

Qualcomm has made an update in its “High-Tier”* market chip offering with two upgrades in the form of the Snapdragon 630 and 660 chip, which will replace the former 626 and 653 processors in this segment of the Snapdragon Platform line up.