Xiaomi to announce a new product on November 24th – Should be the Mi 5

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Xiaomi are hosting a product launch event later this month on the 25th and they are offering paid entry tickets as well. The event will be held in China and will most likely see the launch of the Mi 5.

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Huawei’s Kirin 950 processor might be more powerful than Samsung’s Exynos 7420 chipset

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Only one day to go before Huawei announces their latest Kirin 950 SoC based on the big.LITTLE architecture. We already showed you the leak of the Mate 8 and it’s specs on a benchmark page however, we didn’t get any scores until now.

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Qualcomm denies heating issues on the Snapdragon 820

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Qualcomm has issued a statement denying that the rumors stating that the Snapdragon 820 has over-heating issues is false. The Snapdragon 810 from Qualcomm did face over-heating which in turn gave rise to quite a few problems on the initial few devices that it ran on such as the LG G Flex 2 and HTC One M9.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 said to be 50% more powerful than Samsung’s Exynos 7420

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The Snapdragon 820 is one of the most anticipated SoCs. Considering how the 810 was a bit of a let down, many are looking forward to the 820 to bring Qualcomm back to the top of their game. New reports suggest that the Snapdragon 820 might be around 50% more powerful than Samsung’s Exynos 7420 that is powering their 2015 flagships.

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Samsung to use Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 for some Galaxy S7 units

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It has been rumoured for quite a while that Samsung might use a Qualcomm processor for some of the Galaxy S7 units ie the Snapdragon 820. While it has been somewhat uncertain so far, now it seems more than likely considering the reliability of the source.

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Samsung pumps up workforce for optimizing Snapdragon 820 on Galaxy S7?

Rumors from couple of months have stated that Samsung is testing Snapdragon 820 Soc for its next flagship Galaxy S7. Today, another one has surfaced which says that the company has expanded the team to work on the chipset for the S7.

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Snapdragon 820 promises to be more frugal with your smartphone’s battery

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Following up the piecemeal reveal of it’s Snapdragon 820 chipset, Qualcomm has let loose another bit of information. The leading chipset manufacturer has stated that the custom Kyro cores powering the chipset are twice as power efficient as the ones on the Snapdragon 810 which should come as a relief to most people.  Continue reading “Snapdragon 820 promises to be more frugal with your smartphone’s battery”

Is HTC O2 with Snapdragon 820 the next flagship from the company?

It looks like HTC is working on a flagship phone that could be dubbed as HTC O2, as per a latest leak. The rumor states that the phone will be powered by Snapdragon 820.

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Samsung testing Snapdragon 820 SoC for upcoming flagship Galaxy S7?

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With Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 announcement around the corner, rumours for the next generation Samsung flagship Galaxy S7 have slowly started to take over the Web. Continue reading “Samsung testing Snapdragon 820 SoC for upcoming flagship Galaxy S7?”

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and Zeroth Platform announced

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Qualcomm has announced its new Zeroth Platform at the MWC 2015. It is optimized for premium mobile devices based on Snapdragon 820 processor. It uses custom 64-bit CPU architecture in their own ARMv8-based Qualcomm Kryo CPU. It will be based on FinFET process node, but currently it is not clear if it will be based on 16nm or 14nm process. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and Zeroth Platform announced”