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Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 820 with Kryo CPU

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 820 with Kryo CPU

02 March, 2015 | comments (55)

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset was just made official at MWC 2015. The chipset will be built on a FinFET manufacturing process, but Qualcomm didn't specify if this means TSMC's 16nm or Samsung's 14nm tech will be used. The star of the...


Qualcomm teaser confirms Snapdragon 810 in the One (M9)

Qualcomm teaser confirms Snapdragon 810 in the One (M9)

25 February, 2015 | comments (6)

Qualcomm's latest and greatest mobile SoC, the Snapdragon 810 hasn’t been getting a lot of love lately. Whether it was the whole overheating fiasco or Samsung's recent rapid development in terms of manufacturing technology and in-house Exynos...

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Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 620, 618, 425 and 415

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 620, 618, 425 and 415

18 February, 2015 | comments (30)

When we talk about Qualcomm and the future of mobile processors all roadmaps and leaks seem to naturally revolve around the high-end 800 series chipsets. The 810 is just now making its way on to actual production devices and the new 14nm...

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 found to run cooler than the 801

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 found to run cooler than the 801

14 February, 2015 | comments (173)

There have been questions raised recently about the TDP of the upcoming Snapdragon 810 chipset, which was apparently high enough to cause Samsung to allegedly drop it out of its upcoming Galaxy S6 smartphone. On the other hand, LG dismissed it as a...

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Qualcomm could be fined $1 billion in China in antitrust case

Qualcomm could be fined $1 billion in China in antitrust case

09 February, 2015 | comments (15)

A 14-month investigation into Qualcomm's business practices in China is reportedly nearing completion. That said, its conclusions will clearly not be loved by the well known chip maker. Apparently the company may be forced to pay a $1 billion...

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Snapdragon 618 and 620 specs leak, show Cortex-A72 cores

Snapdragon 618 and 620 specs leak, show Cortex-A72 cores

05 February, 2015 | comments (17)

Leaked specs for two upcoming Qualcomm chipsets, the Snapdragon 618 and 620, reveal they will use big.LITTLE setups with ARM's new Cortex-A72 core. The 620 has leaked previously, but with entirely different specs. According to the new leak, the...

Tags: Qualcomm, Rumors


LG admits initial Snapdragon 810 issues, says they are fixed now

LG admits initial Snapdragon 810 issues, says they are fixed now

29 January, 2015 | comments (38)

In another episode of the Snapdragon 810 saga we now witness LG's acknowledgement of issues faced with the chipset's "initial sample". The Korean company restates, however, that all problems have been resolved and the G Flex2 will get its timely...

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Qualcomm confirms Snapdragon 810 snub by a “large customer”

Qualcomm confirms Snapdragon 810 snub by a “large customer”

29 January, 2015 | comments (55)

Qualcomm confirmed that the high-end Snapdragon 810 chip will not feature “in the upcoming design cycle of a large customer’s flagship device.” The San Diego-based chipmaker announced its first quarter results for the fiscal 2015. A series of...

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LG denies rumors that it will sue Qualcomm

LG denies rumors that it will sue Qualcomm

28 January, 2015 | comments (10)

The Snapdragon 810 has become an endless source of controversy in the smartphone world over the past few months. The purported overheating issues of the chipset lead to an exchange of reports stating that Samsung will abandon the problematic piece...

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New theory: Samsung ditching S810 for business reasons

New theory: Samsung ditching S810 for business reasons

27 January, 2015 | comments (46)

One of the bigger controversies surrounding the next eagerly anticipated Samsung flagship - the Galaxy S6 is whether or not it will use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC or stick entirely with the in-house Exynos chip. There has been a lot of talk...


LG to sue Qualcomm over custom S810 for Samsung

LG to sue Qualcomm over custom S810 for Samsung

27 January, 2015 | comments (46)

Update: LG has officially denied the rumors. Move along people - nothing to see here. Samsung is a huge customer for Snapdragon chipsets and as such has a lot of sway. The largest smartphone maker was reportedly unhappy with the Snapdragon 810...


Qualcomm to provide Samsung with a modified Snapdragon 810

Qualcomm to provide Samsung with a modified Snapdragon 810

24 January, 2015 | comments (98)

The Snapdragon 810 was set on to be the chipset of choice for the majority of this year's flagships, but persistent rumors of overheating problems have shaken Qualcomm's dominant position. Reports surfaced, stating that Samsung will opt for its...


Bloomberg: Samsung won't use S810 in the Galaxy S6

Bloomberg: Samsung won't use S810 in the Galaxy S6

21 January, 2015 | comments (49)

There's a lot of talk going around that Qualcomm's latest flagship chipset – the Snapdragon 810 – has overheating issues, which may delay the launch of the flagship smartphones this year. Qualcomm, of course, refuted this and the rumors didn’t stop...


Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 issues a thing of the past

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 issues a thing of the past

16 January, 2015 | comments (54)

The past few months have been plagued by rumors about Qualcomm's manufacturing issues with the Snapdragon 810 SoC, the chipset of choice for high-end devices in 2015. The company has tried to do its best to dissipate them, by reiterating how...

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Galaxy S6 to ditch Snapdragon 810 over overheating fears

Galaxy S6 to ditch Snapdragon 810 over overheating fears

15 January, 2015 | comments (75)

Last month, there were reports that overheating issues with Snapdragon 810 SoC could delay next generation flagships, especially the Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S6 smartphone. Now the rumor mill is abuzz with reports that the South Korean company...


Snapdragon 810 with LTE Cat 9 support now in testing

Snapdragon 810 with LTE Cat 9 support now in testing

25 December, 2014 | comments (31)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 is the top-notch chipset to date, expected to premiere on various flagships early next year on CES and MWC expos. It will offer an octa-core 64-bit processor, new Adreno 430 GPU and brand new Qualcomm modem. The initial...

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Galaxy Note 4 with Snapdragon 810 confirmed by benchmark

Galaxy Note 4 with Snapdragon 810 confirmed by benchmark

12 December, 2014 | comments (47)

A rumor surfaced this Thursday, regarding the possibility of a Snapdragon 810 updated version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Benchmark profiles appeared today on the popular website Geekbench and they seem to prove that a handset, with a model number...


Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC will support 450 Mbps LTE

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC will support 450 Mbps LTE

11 December, 2014 | comments (29)

It's already pretty clear that most of next year's flagship Android smartphones will be powered by Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 810 chipset. A while back this was rumored to have encountered some issues, but the company making it has assured us...

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Snapdragon 810-powered Galaxy Note 4 now in testing

Snapdragon 810-powered Galaxy Note 4 now in testing

09 December, 2014 | comments (78)

A rumor is currently circulating, stating that the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will soon be getting with a brand new chipset. The SoC in question is allegedly the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810. Samsung's flagship device currently comes in two hardware flavors -...

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Next Samsung Exynos SoC rumored to feature Cat.10 LTE

Next Samsung Exynos SoC rumored to feature Cat.10 LTE

09 December, 2014 | comments (20)

LTE Cat. 6 is quickly becoming the standard with new flagship handsets. It delivers quite respectable data speeds of up to 300Mbps on the downlink wherever capable enough networks are available. And while carriers still have a long way to go to...

Tags: Samsung, Qualcomm