Category Archives: Qualcomm

History of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series: World-class Android processors

From pre-800 series days to the Snapdragon 865 Plus, we take a look at the history of Qualcomm’s flagship chipsets. Continue reading

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Qualcomm didn’t abuse chip patents to squeeze phone makers, appeals court rules

It was supposedly playing rough, but staying within the law. Continue reading

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Qualcomm wants the green light to sell 5G chips to Huawei

The news comes after Huawei reportedly said the Mate 40 series would be its last flagships with Kirin chips. Continue reading

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Qualcomm may release multiple ‘Lite’ versions of the Snapdragon 875

Another version of the Snapdragon 865 could also be on the way. Continue reading

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Xiaomi, Qualcomm could be bringing PC-like game settings to a future phone

From GPU performance profiles to anti-aliasing, this suite of features could deliver more granular gaming tweaks. Continue reading

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The first phones to get GPU driver updates via app store (Update: Oppo as well)

Update: Oppo’s flagships have just gained this ability too. Continue reading

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Qualcomm Quick Charge 5 announced: What to expect from 100W+ charging

Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 5 promises 100W+ charging speeds for your next smartphone. Here’s what you need to know. Continue reading

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Snapdragon SoC guide: All of Qualcomm’s smartphone processors explained!

From entry-level to cutting-edge, we break down all the major Snapdragon processors. Continue reading

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Dual SIM 5G phones: What’s the deal with 5G+5G technology?

The first 5G+5G dual-SIM phones are here, and here’s what you should know about the tech. Continue reading

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How long do chipmakers support their processors for Android updates?

From Huawei to Qualcomm, here’s what chipmakers say about their commitment to Android updates. Continue reading

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Qualcomm’s new wearable chipsets promise performance, battery improvements

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 4100 and 4100 Plus chipsets will hopefully bring better performance and battery to smartwatches. Continue reading

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This is when Qualcomm could launch the Snapdragon 865 Plus 

Will this just be an overclocked Snapdragon 865 or something more? Continue reading

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Qualcomm brings the Snapdragon 865 to the robotics world

The Robotics RB5 is Qualcomm’s new robotics platform with industrial-grade temperature ranges from -40°C to 105°C. Continue reading

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Snapdragon 690 announced: 5G comes to Qualcomm’s mainstream chip family

Qualcomm is opening the floodgates for value 5G phones with this new chipset. Continue reading

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Snapdragon 765G vs Snapdragon 865: How might the Pixel 5 stack up?

Does the Snapdragon 765G offer the performance and features to power a flagship like the Google Pixel 5? Continue reading

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Rumor: In-display cameras will finally be real on Snapdragon 875 phones

We might see a load of phones with in-display selfie cameras next year. Continue reading

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What to expect from the next generation of Android phone processors

From Qualcomm and Samsung to MediaTek and Huawei, here’s what we’re expecting from processors in 2021. Continue reading

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China could move against Apple and Qualcomm in defence of Huawei

China reportedly plans to hit back for what the US has done to Huawei. Continue reading

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The Samsung Galaxy Book S showcases what’s in store for Arm-based Apple Macs

If you want to know what’s in store of Intel-less Macs, look no further than the current range of Windows on Arm laptops. Continue reading

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Snapdragon 768G is an overclocked version of an already-overclocked mid-ranger

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 768G takes an already overclocked chip to the next level. Continue reading

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