Qualcomm could shift some Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 production from Samsung to TSMC

Qualcomm already confirmed that its flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC is built using Samsung’s 4nm process tech. Now, a new report from DigiTimes says that Qualcomm could shift some production to TSMC due to low yields from Samsung Foundry’s 4nm fabrication process. Continue reading “Qualcomm could shift some Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 production from Samsung to TSMC”

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Benchmarks: How good is this compared to Snapdragon 888 / 888 Plus?

Qualcomm introduced its flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile platform at its Snapdragon Tech Summit 2021 last week. The latest flagship SoC has a Kryo Prime Arm Cortex-X2-based CPU at up to 3.0GHz, 3 x Kryo  Performance A710-based CPUs at up to 2.50GHz and 4x Kryo Efficiency A510-based CPUs at up to 1.8GHz. It is fabricated using the Samsung 4nm Process Technology. We got to check out the smartphone at the event, and here are the official benchmark scores. Continue reading “Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Benchmarks: How good is this compared to Snapdragon 888 / 888 Plus?”

Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Handheld Developer Kit Hands-on : Built in collaboration with Razer

Qualcomm, at its annual Tech Summit, announced the new Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 Gaming Platform. It features a Kryo CPU, Adreno GPU that supports gaming at up to 144 frames per second and 10-bit HDR. We got to experience the Snapdragon G3x Handheld Developer Kit for a brief time, and here’s our hands on of the same. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Handheld Developer Kit Hands-on : Built in collaboration with Razer”

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 Gaming Platform — 144fps gaming, 10-bit HDR; collaborates with Razer for Developer Kit

At the ongoing Tech Summit, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform, Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3, 7c+ Gen 3 Compute Platform. Along with that, the company has now announced the Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 Gaming Platform to power dedicated gaming devices. Continue reading “Qualcomm announces Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 Gaming Platform — 144fps gaming, 10-bit HDR; collaborates with Razer for Developer Kit”

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3 6nm Compute Platform — up to 60% faster CPU, up to 70% faster GPU, 5G mmWave

Along with the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Compute Platform on the Day 2 of the Tech Summit, Qualcomm has also announced the new Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3 Compute Platform for entry-tier Windows PCs and Chromebooks Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3 6nm Compute Platform — up to 60% faster CPU, up to 70% faster GPU, 5G mmWave”

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 5nm Compute Platform announced — up to 85% faster CPU, up to 60% faster GPU, 4K HDR video

Yesterday, at the ongoing annual Tech Summit, Qualcomm announced its new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform. Following that now in the Day 2 of the Tech Summit, Qualcomm has now announced the new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Compute Platform for always on, always connected PCs. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 5nm Compute Platform announced — up to 85% faster CPU, up to 60% faster GPU, 4K HDR video”

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 will power Xiaomi 12, realme GT 2 Pro, moto edge X30 and more starting this December

At the Snapdragon Tech Summit, Qualcomm introduced its flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform. It also announced that Black Shark, HONOR, iQOO, Motorola, Nubia, OnePlus, OPPO, Realme, Redmi, SHARP, Sony, vivo, iQOO, Xiaomi, and ZTE will roll out commercial devices starting from this December 2021. Continue reading “Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 will power Xiaomi 12, realme GT 2 Pro, moto edge X30 and more starting this December”

Qualcomm, Google partner to offer Google Cloud Vertex AI NAS first on Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Qualcomm and Google Cloud today announced their collaboration on Neural Architecture Search (NAS), enabling the companies to create and optimize AI models automatically rather than manually. Google Cloud Vertex AI NAS will accelerate neural network development for Qualcomm Technologies’ mobile, IoT, XR, ACPC, and automotive platforms. Continue reading “Qualcomm, Google partner to offer Google Cloud Vertex AI NAS first on Snapdragon 8 Gen 1”

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform official: 30% faster GPU, 8K HDR video capture, 10Gbps 5G modem

Qualcomm just made the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, the company’s latest flagship Mobile Platform official at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit 2021 event, as it had announced. It has world’s first 10 Gigabit 5G Snapdragon X65 5G Modem-RF System, Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 Mobile Connectivity System for Wi-Fi speeds of up to 3.6 Gbps, over Wi-Fi 6 and 6E. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform official: 30% faster GPU, 8K HDR video capture, 10Gbps 5G modem”

realme GT2 Pro with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 benchmarked, beats Dimensity 9000

After the Dimensity 9000 that went official last week, Qualcomm should introduce its next flagship SoC at its Snapdragon Tech Summit next week. Now the first AnTuTu benchmark of the alleged Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (SM8450) has surfaced on  realme GT 2 Pro (RMX3300), realme’s upcoming flagship smartphone. Continue reading “realme GT2 Pro with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 benchmarked, beats Dimensity 9000”

Qualcomm confirms easier-to-follow branding starting with upcoming Snapdragon 8-series platform

Qualcomm has confirmed a new, simplified and consistent naming structure for its platforms. Starting with its upcoming flagship Snapdragon 8-series platform, its Snapdragon mobile platforms will transition to a single-digit series and generation number, which the company says will align with other product categories. Continue reading “Qualcomm confirms easier-to-follow branding starting with upcoming Snapdragon 8-series platform”

Qualcomm to introduce 5G capable laptop SoCs to compete with Apple’s M-series

Yesterday during their Investor Day 2021,  ARM-based chip designer Qualcomm unveiled their project plans to make a powerful ARM-based processor for a PC that would rival Apple’s M-series silicon. The company also announced that their supply of 5G modems to Apple will cut down to  just 20% next year.

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Qualcomm launches AR developer kit for Snapdragon Spaces XR Developer Platform

Qualcomm has unveiled a new headworn Augmented Reality (AR) developer kit that is designed to be a tool for the development of their new Snapdragon Spaces XR Developer Platform. The platform offers robust machine perception technology, SDKs for leading 3D Engines, a robust resource library and more, to develop the next generation of AR glasses.

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Snapdragon Tech Summit 2021 set for Nov 30; Snapdragon 898 4nm SoC expected

Update: Qualcomm has confirmed that it will introduce next-generation Snapdragon mobile platform that will deliver industry-leading smartphone performance, connectivity, camera, AI, gaming, and sound experiences. Continue reading “Snapdragon Tech Summit 2021 set for Nov 30; Snapdragon 898 4nm SoC expected”

Qualcomm introduces Snapdragon 778G+, Snapdragon 695, Snapdragon 480+, and Snapdragon 680

Qualcomm has announced four new mobile platforms – Snapdragon 778G Plus 5G, 695 5G, 480 Plus 5G, and 680 4G across high-, mid-, and entry-tiers. The company says that these mobile platforms will offer increased performance and capabilities to provide OEMs with additional options to help meet the existing demand. Continue reading “Qualcomm introduces Snapdragon 778G+, Snapdragon 695, Snapdragon 480+, and Snapdragon 680”