This year, we’ve already seen some brand new smartphone launches that are ready to take the crown for 2016. Most flagship devices that you will see this year will feature Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 820 chipset. Meanwhile, Apple launched the iPhone 6s late last year with the A9 chipset. Consumers are already spoilt for choice with the number of new, beautifully crafted smartphones but what they really want to know is which chipset takes the cake when it comes to performance.
AnTuTu updated its list of Top-10 performance smartphone chips and it appears that the Snapdragon 820 chip beats all, taking first spot in both performance and GPU tests. The Snapdragon 820 [...]
Over the past few weeks, rumours have been on overdrive regarding Samsung’s next flagship, the Galaxy S7. In our previous post regarding the rumoured S7 launch, we told you that the phone will come in two models, one featuring the new quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and the other having the octa-core Exynos.
There have been rumours in the past suggesting that three S7 devices will be launched instead of two, and that two of them will have the curved display (like the S6 Edge and S6 Edge+) while one will have a flat screen. These rumours, however, have been dismissed as of now. Latest speculation is that Samsung will have only two S7 versions, where one will be the [...]
You may be aware that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 and Snapdragon 810 processors were announced last year. Since then the processors have been slowly making its way into smartphones, with LG G4 being the first smartphone to use the Snapdragon 808. The recent China-only Xiaomi Mi 4c also sports the 808 as its SoC and the upcoming Nexus 5X will feature the same.
But what exactly does the Snapdragon 808 deliver? We’ve decided to provide a deeper understanding into the specs of the processor to show just what it is capable of delivering.
Right off the bat, the Snapdragon 808 features a high performing CPU that clocks in around 2000 MHz, with 6 cores that result in [...]
During the launch of Apple’s third-gen iPad, the company made huge claims about the performance of the new A5x chip, claiming that the A5X processor with quad-core graphics provided up to 4x the graphics performance of NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 chip and 2x the graphics performance of the iPad 2?s A5 chip.
Benchmark data shows the iPad 2?s A5 chip bettering both the A5X and Tegra 3 with the A5X’s improved graphics being used mostly to power the new iPad’s high-resolution Retina display of 3.1 million pixels.
However when the Screen is in off mode and benchmarks are run, the results of the A5x [...]
NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has said that more than 3 tablets for a price of US $ 199 ( INR 10,000 approx) are set to launch by Summer 2012.
By removing things like expensive memory, a $199 tablet is quite feasible
-NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang
The Company’s CEO is also disappointed with the development of Android and the pace at which it developed.
For many people, though, work is still the primary reason to have a computer. They want Windows to work well, they want Outlook to work well. A tablet running Windows 8 with Tegra could be very nice.”
NVIDIA has launched several cards based on their new GPUs which are made on the next-gen Kepler Architecture. The new GPU’s are supposedly less power hungry by upto 28% and emit less heat, therefore running cooler.
The NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680 GPU is designed to work in desktops and the GeForce 600M GPUs are designed specifically for ultrabooks. Kepler is based on 28-nanometer (nm) process technology and succeeds the 40-nm NVIDIA Fermi architecture, which was first introduced into the market in March 2010.
Compared with the closest competitive product, the GeForce GTX [...]
Samsung Semiconductor makes main processor chips for iPhones, iPad’s and many other tablets and smartphones from other vendors including Samsung Mobiles. To meet with the exceeding demand for these products the supply of the said chips needs to be in order. Bloomberg is reporting that Samsung Semiconductor has “sent requests for proposals to banks to borrow as much as $1 billion to expand production capacity at its factory in Austin, Texas,” with the bonds to be issued by Samsung’s United States unit.
The company which is about US $ 20 Billion cash rich will sell its bonds first time since 1997, [...]
Although major companies including Dell and Samsung have already confirmed that they will stop support for Netbook and further manufacture, Intel pushes forward with its new Atom lineup for those who may be still interested. The new Cedar trail Atom N2600 and N2800 promise unto ten hours of battery life on a single charge, also interesting is that Intel claims that the processors are also capable if “weeks of standby” . The new processors are heading to major manufacturers including those who said to to netbooks Acer, Asus, HP, Lenovo, Samsung, and Toshiba.
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The HTC Sensation XE has been a low baller in India, especially because it was launched soon after the Sensation, added only minor improvements that made major differences. Here is our review.Build Quality
The Sensation XE, just like is predecessor, is built in a unibody fashion, with a sold structure and aluminum back panel with rubber edges. The front of the device has an outward curved gorilla glass which is shatter and scratch resistant. The HTC Sensation XE is superbly built and will last a lifetime by designers who took everything into perspective from the aesthetics to the [...]
Motorola Mobility Droid Xyboard in two sizes: a larger 10-inch design and a smaller 8-inch may be coming out soon. Several images and rumors later the company finally showed their goods to Cnet. Both come with a 1.2GHz CPU, 1GB of RAM and a five-megapixel camera, along with a 1.3 megapixel front-facing cam. They’re also coated in Corning Gorilla Glass.
Cnet said both are “thinner than a AAA battery and lighter than a paperback book.”
The stylus-equipped ten-inch version is reportedly geared toward the enterprise market, whereas its little brother is described as [...]
The HTC Sensation XE is the first phone in India with the Beats Audio integration with HTC. The device is a standard HTC Sensation on heavy steroids. Watch our video below and stay tuned for the full review and comparison with industry standards.
The device is an easy way for the company to revive the dying sales of their flagship phones from companies like Samsung.
Nvidia’s new and upcoming Tegra 3 is the chip to look out for, says the industry. A confirmed chip which is upto five times faster than existing Tegra 2, offers 4 cores of 1.5 GHz madness and a perforce and graphics boost unknown to phone/tablet kind prior to this.The new Tegra 3 four times faster for web browsing, three times faster for graphics(12-core GeForce GPU). This GPU has total support for stereoscopic 3D.
The ASUS Transformer Prime is going to be the first tablet, with the Tegra 3. checkout the comparative images from Nvidia putting all questions to rest.
Claiming better performance and all round improved battery [...]