Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Benchmarks: Major improvements compared to Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 / 8+ Gen 1

Qualcomm introduced its flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile platform at its Snapdragon Tech Summit 2022 last month. The latest flagship SoC has a new 1 + 4 + 3 microarchitecture that uses 1 x Kryo Prime Arm Cortex-X3-based CPU at up to 3.2GHz, 4 x Kryo Performance CPUs that has 2 x A710-based and 2 x A715-based CPUs at up to 2.8GHz and 4x Kryo Efficiency A510-based CPUs at up to 2GHz. Continue reading “Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Benchmarks: Major improvements compared to Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 / 8+ Gen 1”

Qualcomm Snapdragon 782G Mobile Platform official

Qualcomm has silently introduced Snapdragon 782G Mobile Platform as the successor to the Snapdragon 778G+ which was introduced last year. The Snapdragon 778G+ was introduced as the successor to Snapdragon 778G, with boosted GPU and CPU performance. The new Snapdragon 782G improves on this. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 782G Mobile Platform official”

OnePlus says it assisted OPPO and Qualcomm in development of ray tracing technology for Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

At the Snapdragon Summit 2022, OPPO and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced that they have worked to add ray tracing technology to the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform. The company already confirmed that the OnePlus 11 will be powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. Continue reading “OnePlus says it assisted OPPO and Qualcomm in development of ray tracing technology for Snapdragon 8 Gen 2”

Qualcomm teases Oryon next-gen ARM CPU, highlights Snapdragon AI on PC

During the annual Snapdragon Summit 2022, Qualcomm teased Oryon, next generation CPU for Snapdragon platforms. The company said that the new custom CPU core has been designed to unleash a new level of performance. It promises a new class of incredibly powerful and efficient devices. Continue reading “Qualcomm teases Oryon next-gen ARM CPU, highlights Snapdragon AI on PC”

Qualcomm S5 and S3 Gen 2 Sound Platforms announced

On the Day 2 of Snapdragon Tech Summit 2022, Qualcomm announced the Qualcomm S5 Gen 2 Sound Platform and the Qualcomm S3 Gen 2 Sound Platform with support for Snapdragon Sound technology, as the successors to Qualcomm S5 and S3 that were introduced last year. Continue reading “Qualcomm S5 and S3 Gen 2 Sound Platforms announced”

Snapdragon AR2 Gen 1 Platform for sleek AR Glasses announced

On Day 2 of Snapdragon Tech Summit, Qualcomm introduced Snapdragon AR2 Gen 1, as part of its extended reality (XR) portfolio, which the company says is the world’s first purpose-built headworn augmented reality platform targeted at the next-generation sleek, highly capable glasses. Continue reading “Snapdragon AR2 Gen 1 Platform for sleek AR Glasses announced”

trinamiX showcases Face Authentication at Snapdragon Tech Summit 2022

trinamiX demonstrated Face Authentication on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 reference design at Snapdragon Summit 2022. The solution operates entirely invisibly under the OLED display and sets biometric norms for future devices. Continue reading “trinamiX showcases Face Authentication at Snapdragon Tech Summit 2022”

OPPO showcases open Ray Tracing solution at Snapdragon Tech Summit 2022

At the Snapdragon Tech Summit 2022, OPPO announced the launch of the first open ray tracing solution in the industry. This will make realistic rendering possible in more applications. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform from Qualcomm Technologies, which was announced at the summit, also works with this feature. Continue reading “OPPO showcases open Ray Tracing solution at Snapdragon Tech Summit 2022”

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 to power OnePlus 11, iQOO 11, moto X40, REDMAGIC 8 Pro, Xiaomi flagships and more

Qualcomm today introduced its Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform that promises 35% improvements in CPU, 25% GPU performance improvements and improved in power efficiency. Continue reading “Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 to power OnePlus 11, iQOO 11, moto X40, REDMAGIC 8 Pro, Xiaomi flagships and more”

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 4nm Mobile Platform official: 35% faster CPU, 25% faster GPU

Qualcomm just introduced the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, the company’s latest flagship Mobile Platform at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit 2022 event, as expected. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 4nm Mobile Platform official: 35% faster CPU, 25% faster GPU”

Samsung completes validation of LPDDR5X 8.5Gbps DRAM on Snapdragon SoCs

Samsung today announced that Qualcomm has validated Samsung’s LPDDR5X RAM with the industry’s fastest speed of 8.5 gigabits per second (Gbps) for use on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon mobile platforms. The LPDDR5X DRAM promises data processing speeds of up to 8.5 Gbps compared to 7.5Gbps achieved in March. Continue reading “Samsung completes validation of LPDDR5X 8.5Gbps DRAM on Snapdragon SoCs”

Razer Edge 5G gaming handheld with Snapdragon G3X Gen 1 teased

Verizon took the stage at Mobile World Congress Las Vegas, the most important connectivity event in North America, to present the opening keynote and provide information about new partners, products, and incentives coming to users of the Network America depends on. Continue reading “Razer Edge 5G gaming handheld with Snapdragon G3X Gen 1 teased”

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 could get ultra-high frequency version clocked up to 3.5GHz

Qualcomm should introduce the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 at the Snapdragon 8 Gen2 at the Snapdragon Tech Summit in November. There will be an ultra-high frequency version of the chip with CPU clock speed of 3.4-3.5GHz range next year, according to leaker Digital Chat Station. To remind you, the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 that was introduced recently has a clock speed of up to 3.2GHz. Continue reading “Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 could get ultra-high frequency version clocked up to 3.5GHz”

Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 4nm and Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 6nm 5G Mobile Platforms announced

Qualcomm just announced the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 4nm and Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 6nm Mobile Platforms for mid-tier and mass-volume 5G devices. The Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 features triple ISP, 7th Gen Qualcomm AI Engine, and promises up to 35% quicker graphics rendering and up to 40% faster processing compared to Snapdragon 695. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 4nm and Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 6nm 5G Mobile Platforms announced”

Meta partners with Qualcomm for custom VR chipsets

At IFA 2022 in Berlin, Qualcomm Technologies and Meta Platforms announced a multi-year deal to work together on spatial computing for the Meta Quest platform. This will be powered by Snapdragon XR platforms and technologies. Continue reading “Meta partners with Qualcomm for custom VR chipsets”