Truly wireless earbuds have increased in popularity in recent times and one of the premium features available to consumers is active noise cancellation. The feature previously needed manufacturers to develop the technology separately for their products on their own, however that might change as Qualcomm has announced their Adaptive Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) technology which would be directly integrated into their Audio SoCs.
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Qualcomm at the IFA announced Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G compute platform, which is its most advanced and efficient compute platform offering superior performance and multi-day battery life, 5G connectivity, enterprise-grade security and AI acceleration, as well as advanced camera and audio technology. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G 7nm Compute Platform for ultra-thin Always On, Always Connected PCs announced”
Qualcomm has been steadily pushing 5G connectivity capabilities to its latest generation of Snapdragon series processors in the past year. The latest to join the family of 5G capable chipsets is the Snapdragon 4-series SoC, which are slated to launch in smartphones in 2021.
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Qualcomm just announced Snapdragon 732G Mobile Platform, successor of Snapdragon 730G that offers upgraded GPU and CPU compared to the previous generation. The prime CPU core clock speed in 732G us up to 2.3 GHz, compared to 2.2 GHz in the predecessor and the Adreno 618 GPU offers 15% improvement in graphics rendering.
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After a lengthy court battle that lasted nearly 4 years, a US appeals court this week finally ruled in favour of Qualcomm against the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over a case of unfair patent licensing practices. As a result, Qualcomm would no longer be forced to renegotiate their old deals with customers.
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Qualcomm just announced Qualcomm Quick Charge 5, which is the world’s first commercially viable fast charging platform to support more than 100W charging power in a smartphone. It lets you charge devices from 0 to 50 percent battery power in just 5 minutes and 0 to 100% in less than 15 minutes. It also uses Qualcomm Battery Saver and the new Qualcomm Smart Identification of Adapter Capabilities technology for the best efficiency and help extend the battery life cycle on a device. Continue reading “Qualcomm Quick Charge 5 100W+ charging platform announced — 0 to 100% in 15 minutes”
Qualcomm has just announced its latest Snapdragon 865 Plus 5G Mobile Platform as an incremental upgrade to the Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform. This packs Qualcomm Kryo 585 CPU Prime core clock speed at up to 3.1 GHz, offering 10% increase in CPU performance and the Adreno 650 GPU offers 10% faster graphics rendering compared to 865, while the other cores are same. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus Mobile Platform offers 10% faster performance, will power ASUS ROG Phone 3 and Lenovo Legion phone”
Qualcomm has introduced Snapdragon Wear 4100 platforms, Snapdragon Wear 4100+ and Snapdragon Wear 4100 for next-generation smartwatches based on new ultra-low power hybrid architecture. The Snapdragon Wear 4100+ platform is based on hybrid approach and includes a super-fast System-on-Chip (SoC), a smarter Always On (AON) co-processor, and substantial improvements in platform power based on 12nm process technology compared 28nm Wear 3100 platform. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100 12nm ultra-low power platform with smarter, always-on co-processor announced”
Qualcomm has announced the launch of their newest 5G and AI-Enabled Robotics Platform called the Robotics RB5. It is the successor to Qualcomm’s Robotics RB3 platform and comprises of extensive set of hardware, software and development tools that include the Qualcomm AI Engine, Qualcomm’s Hexagon Tensor Accelerator and more.
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Qualcomm just announced Snapdragon 690, the first 5G mobile platform in the 6-series with many firsts in the series including 4K HDR (true 10-bit) support to capture over a billion shades of color and snapshots at up to 192 Megapixels. It also supports 120hz displays, supports the latest 5th generation Qualcomm AI Engine, features a Qualcomm Kryo 560 CPU for up to 20% performance improvement and Adreno 619L GPU for up to 60% faster graphics rendering compared to Snapdragon 675. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 8nm 5G Mobile Platform with support for up to 120Hz displays announced; will power LG, Motorola and more”
Qualcomm Technologies has announced their FastConnect 6900 and FastConnect 6700 mobile connectivity systems that combine industry leading technologies like Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2. By integrating them, Qualcomm was able to achieve peak speeds of up to 3.6Gbps, enabling applications that require ultra-low latency and advanced audio capabilities.
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There are many new cutting edge technologies that are promised with the 5G revolution. One of the more important technologies is sub-6 GHz carrier aggregation and Qualcomm, working together with Fujitsu, has showcased a proof of concept by completing a 5G NR data call using 5G sub-6 GHz carrier aggregation.
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Qualcomm introduced Quick Charge 3 fast charging technology back in 2015 for both smartphones powered by both flagship and mid-range SoCs at that time. Even though the company had introduced Quick Charge 4 in 2016 and Quick Charge 4+ in 2017, the company has now announced Quick Charge 3 fast charging technology for mid-range smartphones. It says that this can charge a phone from 0%-50% in 15 minutes, which is up to 35% faster and is 9° Celsius cooler compared to previous generations. Continue reading “Qualcomm Quick Charge 3+ announced, can charge devices from 0% to 50% in 15 minutes”
A future where the world is filled with IoT devices is not very far off and Qualcomm just brought us one step closer. With the launch of the Qualcomm 212 LTE IoT Modem, they have created the world’s most power efficient single-mode NB2 (NB-IoT) chipset that requires less than one micro-amp (1uA) of sleep current to function.
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Qualcomm Technologies has announced a partnership with BOE Technology Group, that will enable collaboration between two companies to develop display products that feature Qualcomm’s 3D Sonic ultrasonic fingerprint sensors. The collaboration will result in technology integration among various fields like mobile, 5G technologies, XR and IoT.
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