Qualcomm’s 3rd Generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms to be featured in Renault’s Mégane E-TECH Electric

Qualcomm has partnered with Google and Renault Group to design the in-vehicle experience for the newly revealed Mégane E-TECH Electric. The car will make use of Qualcomm’s 3rd Generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platform with a portrait-sized touchscreen infotainment displays for audio, visual and navigational functions.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 5G 4nm SoC with Cortex-X2 CPU, Adreno 730 GPU surfaces in benchmarks

Qualcomm is all set to introduce Snapdragon 898 (SM8450), the company’s upcoming 5G Mobile Platform as the successor to Snapdragon 888 / 888+ in a few months. The chip has surfaced in benchmark of a vivo test device fomr China with the model number V2102A with 8GB of RAM, running Android 12. According to leaker Digital Chat Station, the SoC will use Samsung’s 4nm process technology, and the prime core will feature the new Cortex-X2 CPU compared to Cortex-X1 in the Snapdragon 888. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 5G 4nm SoC with Cortex-X2 CPU, Adreno 730 GPU surfaces in benchmarks”

Qualcomm introduces aptX Lossless Bluetooth audio technology for Snapdragon Sound

As the truly wireless earbuds market becomes mature overtime, there has been an increasing focus on the quality of audio transmission over Bluetooth. Qualcomm has now unveiled a new feature in Snapdragon Sound called aptX Lossless, which will enable CD quality 16-bit 44.1kHz lossless
audio streaming over Bluetooth.

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Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Platform with mmWave support for 5G drones announced

In recent years, the advancement in 5G technology has been tremendous as it enables a wide range of capabilities and products. On similar lines, Qualcomm today has announced its Flight RB5 5G platform for the next generation 5G drones. Continue reading “Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Platform with mmWave support for 5G drones announced”

Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders Unboxing and First Impressions

Qualcomm introduced Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders last month, soon after it launched the Snapdragon Insiders program for Snapdragon enthusiasts back in March. The limited-edition smartphone has been created in partnership with ASUS, so it has almost similar specifications as the ROG Phone 5. We got to check it out. Here we have the unboxing and first impressions of the phone. Continue reading “Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders Unboxing and First Impressions”

Qualcomm will introduce new Snapdragon Wear chips soon; announces Wearables Ecosystem Accelerator Program

The wearables market continues to grow at a significant pace, and at the forefront of this growth are devices that are powered by Qualcomm. The chip manufacturer has renewed their commitment towards developing the wearables platform over the coming years, tightening their industry partnerships with a new program called Wearables Ecosystem Accelerator Program.

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Qualcomm introduces Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders with 6.78-inch FHD+ 144Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 888, 16GB RAM

Qualcomm launched the Snapdragon Insiders program for Snapdragon enthusiasts back in March. Today it has introduced Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders with Snapdragon 888 and the hardware is designed by ASUS featuring a similar screen as the ROG Phone 5. Continue reading “Qualcomm introduces Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders with 6.78-inch FHD+ 144Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 888, 16GB RAM”

Qualcomm plans for Nuvia-based laptop chips in 2022 to compete with Apple M1

The new Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon in an interview with Reuters confirmed that it will start selling Nuvia-based laptop chips next year. Qualcomm completed the acquisition of NUVIA, a CPU and technology design startup, for $1.4 billion earlier this year. Nuvia was founded ex-Apple employees who left Apple in 2019 before the introduction of Apple M1 chip in 2020 that powers new MacBook Air and iPad Pro models. Continue reading “Qualcomm plans for Nuvia-based laptop chips in 2022 to compete with Apple M1”

Qualcomm announces 2nd gen 5G RAN Platform for Small Cells

Qualcomm has been expanding its 5G technology with new additionals lately and in similar lines today at an event in Barcelona, the company has announced its 2nd generation 5G RAN (Radio Access Network) Platform for Small Cells and has also introduced a new 5G Distributed Unit Accelerator Card. Continue reading “Qualcomm announces 2nd gen 5G RAN Platform for Small Cells”

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G Mobile Platform announced; will power upcoming HONOR Magic3 series, ASUS ROG and more flagships

After rumours, Qualcomm has  announced the Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G Mobile Platform, an upgrade to the Snapdragon 888 that was introduced back in December last year. Compared to Snapdragon 888, the Plus version offers an increased Qualcomm Kryo 680 CPU Prime core clock speed at up to 2.995GHz, up 5.2% compared to the predecessor and the 6th generation Qualcomm AI Engine with up to 32 TOPS AI performance compared to 26 TOPS AI performance in the predecessor, which is a 20% improvement. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G Mobile Platform announced; will power upcoming HONOR Magic3 series, ASUS ROG and more flagships”

Qualcomm introduces 7 next generation IoT solutions

Qualcomm, one of the world’s leading manufacturer of chips, has announced 7 new products designed for IoT applications. They feature various new technologies and designs, made for a variety of applications such as connected healthcare, industrial handhelds, digital signage and more.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Mobile Platform with up to 3GHz clock speed surfaces in benchmark

Qualcomm is said to be gearing up to launch the Snapdragon 888 Plus Mobile Platform, an upgrade to the Snapdragon 888 that was introduced back in December last year. Now that Snapdragon 888 Plus reference device has surfaced in Geekbench listing since it shows 6GB of RAM. It runs Android 11. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Mobile Platform with up to 3GHz clock speed surfaces in benchmark”

Qualcomm introduces Snapdragon Developer Kit for Windows 10 on Arm PCs

Qualcomm is taking a major stride into the development of the Windows 10 on ARM ecosystem as they announce the launch of the Qualcomm Snapdragon Developer Kit. Built in collaboration with Microsoft, the Snapdragon Developer Kit is designed to help developers better optimize and test their apps for Windows 10 on ARM PCs.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 8nm Compute Platform with built-in 4G for entry-level Windows PCs and Chromebooks announced

Qualcomm just announced Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 compute platform, the second generation of entry-level platform for entry-level Windows PCs and Chromebooks after the first one was introduced back in December 2019. It is still based on 8nm processor technology, has integrated Snapdragon X15 4G modem and the company said that it will offer 10% higher system performance than competitive platforms. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 8nm Compute Platform with built-in 4G for entry-level Windows PCs and Chromebooks announced”

Qualcomm Snapdragon X65 and X62 M.2 Reference Designs capable of 10 Gigabit 5G announced

Qualcomm, one of the world’s biggest chip designers and manufacturers, has unveiled their next generation Snapdragon X65 5G Modem-RF System, along with their Snapdragon X65 and X62 5G M.2 Reference Designs for PCs. The X65 5G Modem-RF System is the world’s first system that is capable of 10 Gigabit 5G and the first 3GPP release 16 modem-RF system.

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