Qualcomm Inc. has announced that three new processors are entering its lineup. The Snapdragon 653 processor introduces an X9 LTE modem for Cat 7 downlink and Cat 13 uplink. Speed improvements are also included. The Snapdragon 653 offers 10 percent faster performance than the 652, bumps addressable RAM up to 8GB and offers ... Read More »
Dual camera tech is nothing new, despite what some may say. However, it’s quickly growing more popular, and Qualcomm is hopping on the bandwagon to help manufacturers implement a quality dual camera setup.
Qualcomm calls their dual camera tech Clear Sight and it relies on two identically specced sensors, one color and one black and white. ... Read More »
Portable chargers are great. They can really save the day when you’re on the go and your device’s battery is low. I can’t get enough of them. But one of the biggest annoyances I have with portable battery packs it that they need charging, too. It’s one more thing you need to plug in at ... Read More »
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Qualcomm is the biggest player in the mobile processor game in many regions of the globe. Unfortunately, we Americans don’t get much competition. That means we’re bound to see a lot of the Snapdragon 821, Qualcomm’s new flagship processor, and today the company detailed the improvements it made to the Snapdragon 821 over ... Read More »
Qualcomm is familiar with powering high-end smartphones and tablets with its flagship processors, and that will probably continue with its latest premiere chipset.
Qualcomm has made the Snapdragon 821 processor official, and it’s very likely it’ll be used for the newest batch of flagship smartphones coming down the pike. According to Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 821 features a quad-core ... Read More »
The HTC One A9 is now receiving an update in Europe that brings a feature promised back at launch: Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. It’s not often we see missing features added via an update, but it’s nice that owners of the One A9 are getting more for their money.
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Following the news that Samsung’s new flagship phones will not be compatible with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 standard, we’re now learning that Sony’s new devices will not be using the standard either. The newly announced Sony Xperia X and Sony Xperia X Performance will use Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, despite the ... Read More »
Qualcomm is having a big day of announcements. The company just announced its Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor for wearables, and now it’s shifting things back to smartphones with the introduction of three new processors. These include the Snapdragon 625, ... Read More »
Wearables have faced an uphill battle, struggling with both technical constraints as well as the daunting task of changing consumer mindsets. Things are moving, though, and manufacturers are beginning to overcome these issues. With the next generation, some of the technical constraints will become smaller thanks to a new wearables processor from Qualcomm.
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Qualcomm is a big name in mobile processing, but Samsung is another company that’s done great work in the field. While Samsung has its own Exynos line of processors, it has also formed partnerships with many companies, including Qualcomm. One result of that partnership is that Samsung will be ... Read More »