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Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform; Up to 40 Percent Faster Than Snapdragon 630

Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform; Up to 40 Percent Faster Than Snapdragon 630

Qualcomm today unveiled its latest mid-range chip, the Snapdragon 636 featuring its Kryo 260 CPU running at 1.8GHz. The company claims it offers a 40 percent performance improvement over the Snapdragon 630 and adds support for FHD+ displays and Assertive Display which tweaks the display visibility depending on the lighting conditions.

Qualcomm Will Bring New Depth Sensing Camera Technology to Android Smartphones next Year

Qualcomm Will Bring New Depth Sensing Camera Technology to Android Smartphones next Year

Qualcomm today announced its next-generation Spectra ISP featuring improved biometric authentication and high-resolution depth sensing. The new ISP will allow for smartphones to better perceive depth and is also suited for head mounted displays.

Qualcomm’s New Under-Display Fingerprint Scanner Not Quite Ready for the Big Leagues: Kuo

Qualcomm’s New Under-Display Fingerprint Scanner Not Quite Ready for the Big Leagues: Kuo

Qualcomm extensively demoed the under-display fingerprint scanner with a Vivo handset at the Mobile World Congress in Shanghai last week. While the results pleased the entire mobile industry, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that it still needs a lot of work, mainly with speed and accuracy.

Qualcomm Announces Fingerprint Scanners That Can Be Placed Below OLED Displays

Qualcomm Announces Fingerprint Scanners That Can Be Placed Below OLED Displays

While Apple and Samsung are expected to be the first companies to release smartphones in the market with embedded fingerprint scanners in their display, Qualcomm today went ahead and announced the first commercially available fingerprint scanner that can be integrated into a display. 

Qualcomm Announces 14nm Snapdragon 450 Chip with 25% Faster Performance, Real-Time Bokeh Effects

Qualcomm Announces 14nm Snapdragon 450 Chip with 25% Faster Performance, Real-Time Bokeh Effects

Qualcomm today unveiled its latest mid-range chipset meant for sub-$200 devices, the Snapdragon 450. Based on the 14nm fabrication process, the Snapdragon 450 chip is the successor to the Snapdragon 435 currently found inside many popular budget smartphones sold in countries like India.

Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4+ is 30 Percent More Efficient, Up to 15 Percent Faster

Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4+ is 30 Percent More Efficient, Up to 15 Percent Faster

Late last year, Qualcomm unveiled Quick Charge 4 technology alongside its Snapdragon 835 chipset. A few months later, the company has now unveiled Quick Charge 4+ which promises to be up to 30 percent more efficient, 15 percent faster, and keep your device 3 degrees cooler than before. 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platforms Announced; Faster, More Power Efficient, and Improved Connectivity

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platforms Announced; Faster, More Power Efficient, and Improved Connectivity

Qualcomm today unveiled its latest mid-range mobile platforms: the Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630. Both chipsets/mobile platforms come with a number of improvements and bring many of the features found in the company’s current flagship chipset: the Snapdragon 835.

Samsung Cannot Sell Its Exynos Chipset To Others Due to License Deal with Qualcomm

Samsung Cannot Sell Its Exynos Chipset To Others Due to License Deal with Qualcomm

Up until now, it was believed that Samsung was intentionally keeping its Exynos chipsets reserved for its devices. However, it looks like it was Qualcomm that has been preventing Samsung from selling its Exynos chipset to other OEMs all this time.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Performance Compared To Snapdragon 820 and Huawei’s Kirin 960 Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Performance Compared To Snapdragon 820 and Huawei’s Kirin 960 Chipset

Qualcomm’s flagship chip for 2017, the Snapdragon 835, has been teased numerous times by the company since the beginning of this year, but devices powered by the chipset are still at least a month away from being released to the market.

Qualcomm Details Snapdragon 835’s Photo and Video Improvements

Qualcomm Details Snapdragon 835’s Photo and Video Improvements

The first batch of Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 powered devices are not scheduled to arrive until April. So, to keep the buzz around its upcoming chipset alive, Qualcomm has detailed some key improvements that it has made with its latest chipset that will further improve the photos and videos you take with your phone.