After dominating the smartphone market, Qualcomm is looking forward to taking on the Windows computer industry. In a recently held Snapdragon summit in Hawaii, the company has announced their first purpose-built chipset for laptops. The new chipset gets the Snapdragon 8cx moniker and is a successor to the previously showcased Snapdragon 850. The Snapdragon 850 was a just a tweaked Snapdragon 845 which is a mobile chipset. However, the Snapdragon 8CX is designed to meet the requirements of a high-end Windows computer.Snapdragon 8cx
The Snapdragon 8cx comprises of Octa-Core Kryo 495 CPU’s and Adreno 680 GPU. Both CPU and GPU are integrated into a single chip which [...]
If we were about our wits with the bold plans of the Turing Phone Cadenza, with its 2 processors and triple battery advantage, Turing Robotic Industries, the mastermind behind the phone has convened its PR team to deliver a better phone (on paper).
Dubbed the Turing Monolith Chaconne, this imaginative next generation phone is not only the successor to the yet to launch Cadenza, it is even more far-fetched.
To wow the internet, the Turing Monolith Chaconne will have three (yes 3) Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 Chipsets. The company has kept the same optics with a 60 MP and a 20 MP combination, made the display larger at 6.4 inch on a 4K 3840 x 2160 px resolution, and [...]
Today we saw Qualcomm not just take the lid off it’s upcoming SoCs for mobile phones, but also along with it the company, take the opportunity to unveil its new range of processors for wearables. Qualcomm has aptly named it Snapdragon Wear 2100.
This is rather exciting news for smartwatch makers, and users alike. In the past manufacturers except Apple, and Samsung have had to use low end SoCs meant for mobiles in their wearables which led to improper management of energy, and wastage of scarce battery power.
Qualcomm sensing the need of the market has come out with a fix by introducing the Snapdragon Wear 2100 that is designed with wearables in [...]
Qualcomm has today announced its much awaited mid and low range chipsets for 2016. The Snapdragon 625, 425 and 435 which are slated to come with marked improvements over their predecessors will be more powerful and energy efficient than SoCs from previous years.
These new SoCs which are expected to power handsets around the globe in the coming year support LTE , 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO, dual camera ISPs and the Qualcomm Hexagon DSP for more efficient audio and sensor performance and monitoring. They also support all of Android 6.0 Marshmallow‘s sensor requirements and Quick-Charge technology.
The Snapdragon 625 in particular is an interesting proposition as [...]
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 [...]
Qualcomm has long association with one of the world’s largest semiconductor foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). The latter firm has provided some of the cutting-edge chips like Snapdragon that are fitted to most of the high- and low-end smartphones of the decade. But Qualcomm seems to giving a break to its customary practice and is planning to head towards Samsung for the next-generation Snapdragon processor.
As per a report by Re/code, Qualcomm will make use of Samsung’s manufacturing arm to build the upcoming Snapdragon 820, stated an insider. This means we might see the high-end 2016 [...]
At the Mobile World Congress 2015, Qualcomm Technologies and Cyanogen announced a new surprise collaboration. The two renowned companies are joining hands with each other to facilitate users with more improved features on the unique user interface of Cyanogen OS.
Chipset maker, Qualcomm will work in close coordination with Cyanogen to include features and UI enhancements on Qualcomm Snapdragon processors in the 200, 400 and 600 series. The software maker will make available all its unique features to the Qualcomm Reference Design (QRD) program.
The CEO of Cyanogen Inc. Kirt McMaster [...]
While many smartphones for India are still not powered by Qualcomm Snaprdragon 800 chipset, this hasn’t stopped Qualcomm from making a new and improved chipset.
Qualcomm has unveiled the next generation of the Snapdragon 800, dubbed the Snapdragon 805. Along with this new processor the company adds support for the Ultra High Definition video(UHD) playback on smartphones, tablets and televisions. This will have a new Adreno 420 GPU, which will provide up to 40 percent more graphic processing power than its predecessor.
Using a smartphone or tablet powered by Snapdragon 805 processor is like having an [...]
HTC is ready to bring its flagship features to the masses with the new HTC Desire 600 Dual Sim. The Smartphone running Android 4.1 Jelly bean also features the Latest HTC Sense and Blinkfeed UI. Laid out with a 4.5 inch 540 x 960 px Super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen display, it has a nimble 242 ppi pixel density. Cameras are borrowed from the HTC 8X with a 8 MP snapper 1/3.2” sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size. The front facing camera is a 1.7 MP shooter both will do 720p video.
The HTC Desire 600 dual sim is based on a Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200 with a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5 and an Adreno 203, all of which [...]
LG might be enjoying the success of the Nexus 4 in India, and in order to retain that streak the company has launched the new LG Optimus G Pro E988 in India. The 5.5 inch smartphone from LG falls into the Galaxy Note 2 category of phone sans the stylus.The LG Optimus G Pro has a True Full HD IPS Plus LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels.
The Optimus G Pro has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor, which features a 1.7GHz Quad-Core CPU and Adreno 320 GPU, a massive 3140 mAh battery and 2GB of RAM.
The LG Optimus G Pro has 16/32 GB storage options along with 64 GB expandability via microSD card. A 13 MP rear camera and a 2.1 MP front [...]
Not to be outdone by Nvidia’s new Tegra 4 processor, Qualcomm has unveiled its latest high-end mobile-friendly chipsets at CES 2013, with the Snapdragon 800 promising to bring UHD video and mind-boggling battery performance to phones and computers later this year.
Qualcomm says that the high-end Snapdragon 800 will deliver 75 per cent better battery performance than the current top-end S4 Pro.
But the real story here is the new Krait 400 CPU inside the Snapdragon 800: not only does it support four cores at up to 2.3Ghz each, but it utilizes a new [...]
The Desire X has been launched in India for a price of Rs. 19799.4-inch. The phone has a Super LCD touchscreen display and a a dual-core 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon mobile processor. The Desire X will also have Beats Audio technology and is priced at 19799 in the Indian Market.
More information on the Desire X a 4-inch Super LCD display with 480×800 pixel resolution and a 223 ppi pixel density. The phone is fairly slim and the side profile is only 9.3 mm thick. The Desire X has a dual-core 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225 mobile processor with Adreno 203 graphics chip.