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 »
We’ve seen Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 600 series processors powering mid-range Android phones for a while now, but today Qualcomm unveiled its next processor destined for the mid-tier.
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Augmented reality and virtual reality are popular platforms for developers and customers, and companies like Google aren’t likely to give up their forward momentum with either any time soon.
As such, it isn’t too surprising to hear that Google is working on a new AR headset, based on a new report ... Read More »
Project Treble is a great Google system that allows for faster Android updates by compartmentalizing software. Rather than having to adapt Android to every single device and its hardware, Android updates can be released independently of hardware drivers. Not only does this allow for quicker updates, it also allows ... Read More »
Right now, there is an aging chip inside Wear OS smartwatches: the Qualcomm-branded Snapdragon Wear 2100. It hasn’t done the smartwatch platform any favors recently, but it looks like Qualcomm is ready to finally upgrade.
It appears that Huawei is not the only Chinese smartphone manufacturer that is facing heavy scrutiny from United States federal agencies.
Over the course of the last few months, Broadcom has been working to acquire Qualcomm, a process that has even seen the would-be acquired company turning down an offer of $130 billion because it was considered an undervaluation.
However, a recent U.S. presidential order ... Read More »
Broadcom has been making moves to acquire Qualcomm for quite some time, with the latter company rejecting an offer of $130 billion last year because Qualcomm said it “significantly” undervalues the company.
Since that initial rejection, rumors and expectations pegged another offer to come from Broadcom. But it looks like that won’t be ... Read More »
For those who like specifics, you can typically tell what “level” a phone is at in the mass market depending on the series number of the Qualcomm processor under the hood.
For the entry-level handsets, there is probably a Snapdragon 200 or 400 series processor inside. Within the mid-range, most devices ... Read More »