Yesterday, Qualcomm announced its new Snapdragon 855 processor, the flagship mobile platform for the first wave of 5G smartphones. Today, the company is releasing more details on its latest chip. Most notably, the Snapdragon 855 will come paired with an ... Read More »
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Qualcomm’s 600 series of Snapdragon processors is growing again.
The Snapdragon 675 features Kryo 460 CPU with eight cores: two performance and six efficiency. Qualcomm claims that the Kryo 460 offers a 20 percent overall performance improvement over its predecessor. The company adds that it’s focused ... Read More »
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Qualcomm on Monday officially announced its newest chipset built specifically for smartwatches, with a big push for better battery life.
Qualcomm’s event on Monday was in San Francisco, California, and the company not only announced the new Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform, but also confirmed that Fossil, Montblanc, and Louis Vuitton will be ... Read More »
Qualcomm’s Bluetooth codecs are quite impressive. Whether they’re better than the competition is another story, but they’re the most popular and well supported. Currently there are two: aptX HD and aptX Low Latency. One is for quality while the other prevents the delay that plagues Bluetooth.
Today Qualcomm has announced a new codec that combines ... Read More »
Qualcomm has introduced the latest member of its Snapdragon 600 series of processors. The Snapdragon 670 SoC features an octa-core CPU, with two 2GHz performance cores and six 1.7GHz efficiency cores. This combination allows for a 15% performance increase over previous generations. Additionally, the 670 features the Hexagon 685 digital signal processor and Qualcomm’s ... Read More »
This is turning out to be a big week for smartwatch fans. One day after Fossil introduced some new Wear OS watches, Qualcomm is teasing a smartwatch-focused event.
This morning, Qualcomm announced a new 5G NR mmWave antenna module, as well as a sub-6GHz RF module, with both being designed for smartphones. While the details are technical, the importance of this development can’t be understated. By putting these modules in a form that can be used by smartphones, Qualcomm has cracked ... Read More »
Qualcomm has launched three new Snapdragon processors for mobile devices, as well as a dedicated processor for kids watches. First up is the Snapdragon 632 processor, which is designed for mid-range smartphones. The Snapdragon 632 features support for AI, 4K video capture, and carrier aggregation for LTE. It boasts an Adreno 506 GPU ... Read More »
Qualcomm has built a new processor that’s designed specifically not for smartphones, but rather personal computers.
The company has just lifted the curtain on what it calls the Snapdragon 850. This is a processor that’s designed specifically for PCs, especially those that are “always on, always connected” and are ... Read More »