It’s no secret that Apple’s A series chips are exceptional performers. Think what you want of the company of walled gardens, but it sure can design a proper processor. Qualcomm, on the other hand, gives us chips like the Snapdragon 808. Snapdragon chips have failed to truly impress for a long while.
Qualcomm today has officially announced a pair of new chipsets that will join the company’s ranks.
The first of the pair is the Snapdragon 660. This is the replacement for the Snapdragon 653, and it brings with it plenty of improvements. The new chip uses the 14nm FinFET process, and there’s an X12 ... Read More »
Qualcomm has lifted the curtain off its latest processor, which more than likely will find its home inside many flagship smartphones in 2017.
The Snapdragon 835 is the next flagship processor from Qualcomm, who is actually collaborating with Samsung and its 10 nanometer FinFET process. That process will give the new processor a smaller footprint ... Read More »
Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 821 chip is the leading processor at this point, but it’s only featured in a select number of devices, like Google’s Pixel phones. However, OnePlus will soon adopt the flagship chipset, too.
Qualcomm took to Twitter today to tease an upcoming OnePlus device with a Snapdragon 821 processor. Unfortunately, there aren’t ... 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 »
Xiaomi is quickly becoming one of the world’s leading smartphone companies, and it has an interesting technique that sees it release different variants of the same core device. Xiaomi is doing that again today with the Redmi Note 3 Snapdragon, a new version of the Read More »
Qualcomm used to have a monopoly on mobile chips. Back when Exynos chips didn’t support LTE, Samsung started using Snapdragon processors in its devices in the US. Around the same time, NVIDIA Tegra processors started their descent into forgotten hardware.
Qualcomm grew a lot in those times, and started making better chips because of ... Read More »
A lot of different companies are linked to a single smartphone, despite the fact that when the phone lands on store shelves, just a single logo usually finds its way onto the body. This is especially true with the parts that are installed under the hood. Qualcomm has typically relied on chip manufacturer TSMC to piece ... Read More »