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Qualcomm Snapdragon 845: CPU, GPU and ISP Specs Detailed

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845: CPU, GPU and ISP Specs Detailed

After a formal announcement yesterday, Qualcomm today provided more details about its Snapdragon 845 mobile platform which will power the next-generation of Android smartphones in 2018.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chip Unveiled; To Make Its Way inside Xiaomi’s Mi 7

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chip Unveiled; To Make Its Way inside Xiaomi’s Mi 7

Qualcomm today kick-started its tech summit in Hawaii by announcing the Snapdragon 845, its next-generation flagship chip. The company did not provide many details about the chip except for stating that it would be built by Samsung on its 2nd gen. 10nm fabrication.

Broadcom Reportedly Interested in Acquiring Qualcomm for $100 Billion [Update: Official]

Broadcom Reportedly Interested in Acquiring Qualcomm for $100 Billion [Update: Official]

A report claims that Broadcom is reportedly exploring a deal to acquire chip maker Qualcomm. The latter is known for its Snapdragon Mobile Platform which powers almost a billion smartphones out there. It also provides baseband to major OEMs like Samsung, LG, and Apple for their respective smartphones.

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.