For wireless carriers, the next big thing is 5G technology. But to make any use of that, smartphones and other mobile devices need to actually support it. As such, Qualcomm is hard at work on offering up a modem that will support 5G wireless technologies, and smartphone manufacturers and wireless carriers ... Read More »
Yesterday Qualcomm confirmed the existence of the Snapdragon 845, but it didn’t say much else about the chipset that’ll likely power many of 2018′s flagship smartphones. Today, though, Qualcomm let loose all of the details of the SD845.
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 »
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Last week, Broadcom made national news by offering Qualcomm $130 billion to acquire the company.
With that amount of money, one has to imagine that Qualcomm at least considered the offer. But as it turns out, not even $130 billion is enough to nudge Qualcomm into an acquisition. According to the company’s official ... Read More »
Rumor has it that the Google Pixel XL 2 will feature a Snapdragon 836 processor under the hood, giving it a slight boost over other current flagships from the likes of Samsung and LG. However, that may not end up being the case.
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 »
Qualcomm today announced another new processor, this one meant for mid-range devices that are meant to be produced at high volume.
The Snapdragon 450 processor is now official. It’s built upon the 14nm process, which is meant to give the new chipset considerable gains in both performance and efficiency when compared to previous ... Read More »
Qualcomm has announced the next version of its processor for the wearables market, with the latest generation meant to fit within a variety of devices including fitness trackers, watches for kids, and more.
It’s the Snapdragon Wear 1200, and it’s a new system-on-a-chip that’s meant primarily for tracking devices and personal fitness wearables. ... Read More »
Today Qualcomm officially announced three brand new fingerprint sensors that work with the more demanding smartphone design of today’s market, as devices go for bezel-less designs.
All three new fingerprint sensors will work on waterproof-designed handsets, with each of the new sensors also detecting heartbeats and blood flow, which will make on-screen gestures much easier. Each of ... Read More »
Qualcomm’s Quick Charge is currently the most popular quick charging system to be included on modern Qualcomm-powered devices, as well as a system that breaks USB Type-C specifications. While USB Power Delivery is a standardized way of quickly charging a device while complying with USB spec, Quick Charge is a lot more popular ... Read More »