Tag: Qualcomm

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765 and 7c chipsets are bigger deals than you might think

Opinion post by Robert Triggs Qualcomm’s annual tech summit has come and gone, and we now know everything about the next-generation Snapdragon 865, the company’s vision for 5G in 2020, and what’s next for Snapdragon compute and premium mobile XR. But beneath the hype of futuristic 5G and AI, the most interesting and important announcements […]

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Finally! Snapdragon 865’s CPU beats the Apple A13

[embedded content] It is often said that Apple’s processors are at least two generations ahead of the processors available for Android. Samsung, Huawei, and MediaTek all make powerful processors for Android devices including the Samsung Exynos 990 and the MediaTek Dimensity 1000 5G. However Apple’s closest rival, in terms of performance, has often been Qualcomm […]

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 specs: A rivalry renewed

Qualcomm is the king of the hill when it comes to flagship processors, as virtually all major manufacturers (with the exception of Huawei) use its Snapdragon 800 series in their top-end phones. After a lengthy absence in the space, however, MediaTek is once again playing in the flagship segment. So how does Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 […]

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Qualcomm works with PUBG Mobile developers to implement 90fps gameplay

At Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Tech Summit, we heard unexpected news about upcoming PUBG Mobile performance improvements (h/t Ausdroid). Qualcomm has been working closely with the game developers to implement 90fps gameplay on PUBG Mobile. Previously, we thought this was a distant dream for PUBG Mobile players. It seems that the dream is not as far off […]

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Snapdragon 865 benchmark leaks: How much of a leap is it?

The Snapdragon 865 was made official this week, and we’ve got a ton of information about the flagship processor. But what kind of real-world performance improvements should we expect though? Fortunately, frequent tipster Ice Universe has posted apparent GeekBench 4.4 benchmark scores on Twitter. The alleged Snapdragon 865 benchmark reveals a single-core score of 4,303 […]

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Qualcomm’s 7c and 8c chips would make a lot more sense on Chromebooks

Opinion post by David Imel Today, Qualcomm unveiled two new always-connected PC chips, the Snapdragon 7c and 8c. Both are more affordable versions of the more powerful 8cx, aimed at making ACPC’s more affordable for the mainstream. ACPC’s have had a hard time catching on since their inception, even if the value proposition is sound. […]

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Beyond phones: Qualcomm unveils affordable 4G laptop and 5G mixed reality chips

We’re into the final day of 2019’s Snapdragon Tech Summit, but the announcements aren’t over. Qualcomm has lifted the lid on three more chipsets, this time for the laptop market, as well as a second-generation XR platform for 5G mixed reality devices. Qualcomm clearly has confidence in the Arm on Windows initiative, announcing two all-new […]

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Qualcomm President: Working with Apple to Launch a 5G iPhone ‘as Fast as We Can’

Qualcomm’s President Cristiano Amon says that the company is working with Apple to launch a 5G iPhone “as fast as we can.” The statement was made by the Qualcomm president at the ongoing Snapdragon Tech Summit where the company announced its new X55 5G modem and flagship chipset for 2020 Android smartphones, the Snapdragon 865. […]

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iPhone with a Qualcomm in-display fingerprint sensor is likely on the way

According to a new rumor stemming from Economic Daily News (via MacRumors), Apple could be in talks with Qualcomm and other suppliers to once again introduce an iPhone fingerprint sensor. However, this time the sensor could be under the phone’s display. The rumors suggest that this could happen as soon as next year. It’s also suggested that […]

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