Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen2 Processor For Entry-Level Windows PCs, Chromebooks
This week, Qualcomm is launching its second-generation Snapdragon 7c hardware platform to power affordable laptops on Windows and Chrome OS, and by “affordable,” we mean sub-$400 computers.This new product is not vastly different from the first generation, and there are no substantial architectural changes. Instead, it is an optimization and offers slightly higher clock speeds to augment performance, going from 2.4GHz to 2.55 GHz on the two high-performance A76 CPU […]
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G Aims To Boost Premium Phones
Qualcomm has introduced the Snapdragon 778G 5G, a new mobile computing platform that will complement its existing offering in the premium market, possibly at a -very slightly- lower price tier. This new processor is manufactured using a 6nm semiconductor process, whereas the 780G 5G is a 5nm chip.
Qualcomm Snapdragon Sound for Predictably Higher Quality Audio
Qualcomm just announced Snapdragon Sound, a new brand that is akin to certifying interoperable audio systems that use various Qualcomm technologies.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 For Premium Handsets
The Snapdragon 870 just made an entrance into the smartphone market, and as you can expect from the name, it is slightly better than the Snapdragon 865+, which was itself a bit faster than Snapdragon 865.We’ve covered the Snapdragon 865 feature set along with its benchmarking performance, and this new Snapdragon 870 is functionally identical, so nothing new there.Looking at the specifications, the most evident difference is a higher CPU […]
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865: All You Need To Know
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865: All You Need To KnowEditor's Pick
During last week’s Snapdragon Summit held in Hawaii, Qualcomm presented its new Snapdragon 865 in detail. This gives us high visibility on what’s going to happen at the high-end of the smartphone market for 2020, and here are the key takeaways for those who will be looking for a new phone next year.
Snapdragon 865 Gets 144Hz Gaming, Performance Boost
Snapdragon 865 Gets 144Hz Gaming, Performance BoostEditor's Pick
This Snapdragon 865 gaming overview deserves to have a standalone article because we’re going to refer to this page in future smartphone coverage. The number of updates since Snapdragon 855 is rather substantial and will have a significant impact on mobile gaming.
Snapdragon 865 and 765 Announced Along With New Xiaomi and Oppo Phones
It’s that time of the year, and Qualcomm is once again hosting a large group of media and influencers, including Ubergizmo, at the Snapdragon Summit, held in Maui.On the first conference day, Qualcomm has announced two new Snapdragon SoC platforms that will serve the 2020 5G markets globally. At the same time, OEM partners Xiaomi and Oppo came on stage to announce new handsets.
Lenovo Yoga C630 WoS Review: Long battery Life and 4G LTE
Lenovo Yoga C630 WoS, a snapdragon-powered clamshell laptop that is ultra-connected and ready for 12-rounds. A unique always-connected laptop without the battery-life stress
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.
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 where […]
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.
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 the […]