LG, Qualcomm team up for connected car technology

LG Qualcomm connected car tech partnership

LG and Qualcomm have teamed up to develop a range of next-generation connected car solutions and even plans to open a joint research center in South Korea. Where they will develop 5G technology for vehicle and C-V2X (Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything) technologies that are essential to the next-generation autonomous vehicles.

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Qualcomm achieves 1Gbps download speeds with X50 5G modem, shows 5G smartphone reference design

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At the ongoing Qualcomm 4G/5G summit, Qualcomm officially introduced the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem and has demoed the 5G data connectivity on a single-chip 5G modem. The company with its 5G modem was able to deliver 1-gigabit per second download speeds and a data connection of 28GHz mmWave radio frequency band combined with advanced signal processing technologies.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 14nm Mobile Platform with support for FHD+ displays, Quick Charge 4 announced

Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform

Qualcomm at the 2017 4G/5G Summit announced Snapdragon 636, an upgraded version of Snapdragon 630 that was introduced earlier this year. It is developed using the same 14nm FinFet process technology, but this uses eight Kryo 260 CPUs instead of A53 CPUs in the Snapdragon 630 that promises 40% increase in performance. It also has support for ultra-wide FHD+ displays and Assertive Display, which optimizes the visibility of the display in all lighting conditions. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 14nm Mobile Platform with support for FHD+ displays, Quick Charge 4 announced”

Qualcomm files lawsuit against Apple in China over patent infringement, seeks iPhone Ban

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Qualcomm seems to have no intentions to stop its fight against Apple as the chipset maker has yet again filed legal lawsuits in China seeking to ban of sale and Manufacturing of iPhones in the country. The San Diego based company is aiming to take a dig at Apple in the world’s largest market for smartphones where most of the iPhones are being manufactured. Continue reading “Qualcomm files lawsuit against Apple in China over patent infringement, seeks iPhone Ban”

Qualcomm fined $773 Million by Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission

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Qualcomm is in the news again for all the wrong reasons. The company has been fined $773 million by the Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission for violating laws by licensing its patents unfairly. Continue reading “Qualcomm fined $773 Million by Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission”

Qualcomm teases Apple ahead of iPhone X event, says Android always first to new technology

Qualcomm Android first

Apple is all set to introduce iPhone X at an event in Cupertino, California later today. Qualcomm has teased the phone saying that Qualcomm  has enabled some of the world’s first notable features on Android with the list of devices with features such as facial recognition, dual camera tech, bezel-less OLED screen and more that are expected to be present in the iPhone X.
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Qualcomm and Nokia partner for 5G NR deployment

Qualcomm 5G NR mmWave prototype

Qualcomm and Nokia have announced plans to conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on the 5G New Radio (NR) Release-15 specifications being developed by 3GPP. Qualcomm also introduced 5G NR mmWave prototype system, which operates in millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum bands above 24 GHz and released a white paper on “Addressing the strong mobile broadband demand in 2019 & beyond”. Continue reading “Qualcomm and Nokia partner for 5G NR deployment”

Qualcomm Spectra depth sensing camera tech for Android announced

Qualcomm Spectra depth sensing tech

Qualcomm has announced the expansions of Qualcomm Spectra Module Program, capable of improved biometric authentication and high-resolution depth sensing targeted at mobile devices and head mounted displays (HMD). This will use next-generation Qualcomm Spectra ISP and camera modules. Continue reading “Qualcomm Spectra depth sensing camera tech for Android announced”

JioPhone is powered by Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform

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Reliance Jio unveiled its first 4G VoLTE feature phone – JioPhone yesterday. The company revealed some of the features of the phone, but it did not confirm complete specifications at the event or on its site. Today Qualcomm India confirmed that the phone is powered by its latest 205 Mobile Platform which is a 1.1GHz Dual Core SoC with integrated X5 LTE Global Mode modem for VoLTE and multimode dual SIM. The Lava 4G Connect M1, which was the launched as the first VoLTE feature phone is powered by a Quad-core Spreadtrum SP9820A Processor.

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Intel accuses Qualcomm’s anti-competitive actions for mobile chips

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Intel has accused Qualcomm of creating a monopoly for itself and not licensing “standard-essential” patents at a fair rate as required by law. The statement, filed with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) comes in response to Qualcomm’s suit against Apple alleging that the iPhone maker was infringing on six patents that aided iPhone battery life. Continue reading “Intel accuses Qualcomm’s anti-competitive actions for mobile chips”

Qualcomm sues Apple over patent infringement; seeks iPhone import ban

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Qualcomm has filed a suit against Apple alleging that the latter was infringing on six patents that aided iPhone battery life. The chip maker is seeking a ban on imports and sale of some models iPhone in the US. Continue reading “Qualcomm sues Apple over patent infringement; seeks iPhone import ban”

Qualcomm announces traction for its integrated 2×2 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO solutions

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In an attempt to improve the mobile experience and usage, Qualcomm earlier this year unveiled integrated 2×2 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO solutions for Qualcomm’s recent mobile platforms. Now the company has announced that over 100 device designs from leading device OEMs in China and around the world are currently leveraging the technology. Continue reading “Qualcomm announces traction for its integrated 2×2 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO solutions”

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon Wear 1200 with built-in LTE for wearables and IoT

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Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon Wear 1200 chipset at MWC Shanghai. The Snapdragon Wear 1200 comes with built-in LTE and is aimed at entry level wearable and IoT devices. It is targeted at activity trackers for kids, pets and more.

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Vivo shows off Under Display Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanning solution

Vivo Under Glass fingerprint scanning solution

After Qualcomm introduced its next-gen fingerprint scanning solution, Vivo has announced its Under Display Fingerprint Scanning Solution called Vivo Under Display that offers under-display fingerprint scanning. The company demoed it for the first time at the MWC 2017 Shanghai on a prototype and will be used it its future smartphone. This can be used under the screen, behind the metal shell, or even in the frame. Continue reading “Vivo shows off Under Display Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanning solution”