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 »
Qualcomm is hosting the second annual Snapdragon Technology Summit today, where companies and Qualcomm’s customers come together to announce new products and technologies. One of the announcements made is the new Snapdragon 845 mobile processor.
The Snapdragon 845 is the successor to the flagship Snapdragon 835 we see in most flagship ... Read More »
It’s being reported that the first device to use the upcoming Snapdragon 836 will be Google’s Pixel 2. Though both the chipset and the device are yet to be announced, this news doesn’t come as a surprise.
The first device using a specific chipset isn’t a big deal in practice, but ... Read More »
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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.
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The Samsung Galaxy S8 has just been released and we’re already hearing rumors about its successor. The latest rumor is about the processor that will be powering the future Galaxy S9.
The rumor states that Samsung and Qualcomm are already working on the new ... Read More »
Qualcomm’s latest and greatest is the Snapdragon 835, a chip based on a new 10nm design. This makes it 35% smaller and 25% easier on the battery than the previous Snapdragon 820.
Qualcomm is touting new features of the chip, including Daydream support, 3D positional audio, improved zoom and stabilization for ... Read More »
Samsung is looking to change things up in its Exynos processor lineup. The company is currently using the ARM Mali line of GPUs in its processors, but it’s now in talks with both NVIDIA and ATI to license their GPUs for a future generation of Exynos chips.
It’s being reported that NVIDIA is being considered for ... Read More »
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 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.
Qualcomm is ... Read More »