Tag: Qualcomm

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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Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 and 765G bring 5G to the masses

Alongside its flagship Snapdragon 865 chipset, Qualcomm announced two new options in its upper mid-tier portfolio during 2019’s Snapdragon Tech Summit. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 and Snapdragon 765G offer integrated 5G connectivity at a more affordable price point, along with a whole range of other features and improvements. Both models replace the Snapdragon 730 and […]

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 vs Kirin 990 vs Exynos 990: How do they fare on paper?

[embedded content] We saw the first 5G phones emerge earlier in 2019, but 2020 promises to be the year when 5G devices truly go mainstream in many markets. The newly announced Snapdragon 865 processor is expected to lead that charge, in the same way as the Snapdragon 855 powered many 5G flagships earlier this year. […]

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 865: Everything you need to know

Following the official unveiling, today we’re diving deeper into the ins and outs of Qualcomm’s brand-new Snapdragon 865 mobile application processor. The Snapdragon 865 supplants 2018’s Snapdragon 855 as Qualcomm’s premium mobile application processor, boasting notable improvements to the smartphone industry’s hottest trends in gaming, AI, and photography. For the quick takeaways, the Qualcomm Snapdragon […]

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