Items tagged with Snapdragon

With the huge growth trajectory mobile gaming is on, Qualcomm is aiming to stake a beachhead in the burgeoning handheld gaming console space, with a new, diverse portfolio of dedicated handheld gaming SoCs and mobile platforms, collectively called the Snapdragon G-series, with support for mixed reality hardware and... Read more...
Nubia Technology has announced its latest generation flagship smartphones, the Red Magic 8S Pro and the Red Magic 8S Pro+, in its home market of China. The tech company is slated to deliver the first-ever smartphone that rocks an astounding 24GB of RAM. In terms of display and design, the two new smartphones in the... Read more...
Qualcomm has announced its new S3 Gen 2 Sound platform that is designed to deliver a low latency audio experience for lag-free gaming audio. The platform is designed to be used with dongles and adapters and includes support for Snapdragon Sound Technology. Mobile gamers are always looking for any advantage that... Read more...
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire fabless semiconductor company Autotalks. The move will further strengthen the company's V2X technology, as well as bolster its Snapdragon Digital Chassis portfolio. Qualcomm continues to make major moves in the automotive... Read more...
Qualcomm is introducing its take on a graphics upscaler today called Snapdragon Game Super Resolution. Like comparable technologies from NVIDIA, AMD, and Intel, the goal is to maximize game performance and reduce resource consumption while retaining as much image fidelity as possible compared to native rendering. In... Read more...
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 7-series mobile platforms have traditionally offered solid performance and premium features at more mainstream price points than the company's flagship 8-series platforms. With its latest Snapdragon 7-series release, however, Qualcomm is cranking things up a notch. The new Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2... Read more...
Most of the flagship phones launching in 2023 will run a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8-series chip, but some more affordable devices may step down to a 7-series. That doesn't mean this year's budget flagships will be lacking in power, however. Qualcomm has just announced the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, the most powerful 7-series... Read more...
In this latest episode of our 2.5 Geeks livestream, we go hands-on with Dell's beastly Precision 7865 workstation powered by a 64-core Threadripper Pro and NVIDIA RTX A6000. We also take a look at Intel's Sapphire Rapids Xeon W offerings, the hot new Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra Android flagship, tease some upcoming... Read more...
Qualcomm has introduced its latest Snapdragon X75 5G modem-to-antenna solution that boasts a host of features and improvements, such as smarter signal management, better carrier aggregation and connectivity via enhanced AI resources and processing. The Snapdragon X75 5G offers the world's first 5G modem... Read more...
Qualcomm today introduced Snapdragon Satellite, the world's first satellite-based solution capable of supporting two-way messaging for premium smartphones and beyond. The joint venture between Qualcomm and Iridium will bring satellite-based connectivity to next-generation premium Android smartphones, with Garmin... Read more...
On Wednesday, Qualcomm unveiled the automotive industry's first scalable family of SoCs to simultaneously support digital cockpit technologies and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). The Qualcomm Snapdragon Ride Flex System-on-Chip (SoC) was announced as the latest addition to the company's growing Snapdragon... Read more...
LG's new camera module is said to deliver 4x-9x optical zoom, without the annoying camera bump. The collaboration between LG Innotek and Qualcomm will be revealed at CES 2023. Having a powerful camera that is able to be stored in your pocket has required companies to include camera modules that protrude out from... Read more...
While the actual experience of using a high-end Samsung Galaxy phone may not be all that different from using an iPhone, that's only really true in the US. Samsung's fancy phones sold in the US use powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs that may not always outrun Apple's bespoke processors, but they're pretty darn fast... Read more...
With a mere couple of months until launch, Samsung's Galaxy S23 Ultra specs have been leaked in a Chinese certification listing, revealing an overclocked Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, among other major highlights. A listing of the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra (model number SM-S9180) was noted on Chinese TENAA certification site... Read more...
When it comes to smartphones, the system-on-chip (SoC) and camera arrangement usually steal the limelight, but don't overlook the memory. Not just the capacity, but the type and speed as well. Samsung isn't overlooking this crucial component, and as such is touting the validation of its 8.5Gbps LPDDR5X DRAM for use on... Read more...
Samsung will be using Snapdragon processors worldwide for its next-gen Galaxy S23 smartphones, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Samsung has typically shipped Galaxy phones to the U.S. market with Snapdragon chips, while those in Europe and other international markets often housed Samsung's own Exynos... Read more...
It appears OnePlus could launch its third flagship phone of 2022, the OnePlus 10/10T. The third addition is rumored to fall somewhere in between the already released OnePlus 10 Pro and OnePlus 10R. The OnePlus 10 Pro launched earlier this year as a solid Android flagship with excellent performance and killer camera... Read more...
Microsoft's Build 2022 event is underway, and while there have not been any surprise consumer hardware launches (not yet, anyway) like a tri-folding Surface or anything of that nature, the company did announce something special for developers.  Called Project Volterra, it's a mini PC and development platform designed... Read more...
Certain components tend to hog the limelight when a flagship phone emerges. You know the ones—the SoC (processor and GPU), camera arrangement, storage, and of course the display. What about memory? That matters too, though it's usually the capacity that gets talked about the most. Samsung wants to talk performance... Read more...
Last week, Qualcomm teased a fresh new look and colors as part of a bold rebranding effort, with Snapdragon becoming a standalone consumer brand. Now a week later, at the Snapdragon Tech Summit that's currently underway, Qualcomm is ready to share more details about what lies ahead for Snapdragon. To kick off the... Read more...
If you own an Android device, there's a good chance it's powered by one of Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors. Snapdragon is nearly ubiquitous with Android phones and tablets (with some exceptions, of course), especially at the high end of the performance spectrum. In recognition of this, Qualcomm is embarking on a bold... Read more...
Windows 11 is finally out in the wild, and though there are some early caveats, it appears to be a nice update to the Windows ecosystem. However, now that Microsoft has made it publicly available, it also means people get to tinker with it to the extreme. Some developers have done just that as well, with reports of... Read more...
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