Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus Mobile Platform offers 10% faster performance, will power ASUS ROG Phone 3 and Lenovo Legion phone

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 Snapdragon Wear 4100 12nm ultra-low power platform with smarter, always-on co-processor announced

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 Robotics RB5 5G and AI-Enabled platform launched

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 Snapdragon 690 8nm 5G Mobile Platform with support for up to 120Hz displays announced; will power LG, Motorola and more

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 FastConnect 6900 and 6700 with Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 announced

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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Qualcomm and Fujitsu showcase 5G carrier aggregation with Multi-Gigabit Data Call

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 Quick Charge 3+ announced, can charge devices from 0% to 50% in 15 minutes

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”

Qualcomm 212 LTE IoT Modem, world’s most power efficient NB2 IoT Chipset announced

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 to integrate its 3D Sonic ultrasonic fingerprint sensors onto BOE’s flexible OLED displays

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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Samsung Galaxy Note20+ could be powered by Snapdragon 865+ clocked up to 3.09GHz

Samsung’s latest Galaxy S20 series is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 in select countries, now the Galaxy Note20+ with the model number SM-N986U has surfaced in Geekbench listing revealing Snapdragon 865+ processor with clock speeds up to 3.09GHz. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note20+ could be powered by Snapdragon 865+ clocked up to 3.09GHz”

Qualcomm QCC514X and QCC304X series ultra-low-power Bluetooth audio SoCs announced

Qualcomm has announced their successor to the QCC5100 and QCC30xx series Bluetooth audio SoC, called the QCC514X and Qualcomm QCC304X respectively. It offers many improvements like increased battery life and comfort, integrated dedicated hardware for Hybrid Qualcomm ANC, Voice Assistant support, premium wireless sound and more.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 5G Reference Design for extended reality headsets announced

Back in December 2019, Qualcomm announced its 5G-supported extended reality (XR) platform called the Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 Platform. Now, Qualcomm has revealed a reference design for the XR2 platform to help customers bring the extended reality platform to the consumers and enterprise.

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Qualcomm showcases Wi-Fi 6E operation with up to 1.8Gbps transfer speed using 6GHz spectrum

Qualcomm Technologies, a leader in mobile networking products has showcased an over-the-air demonstration for Wi-Fi 6E operation that uses the 6GHz spectrum. The demonstration was enabled by Qualcomm’s FastConnect mobile connectivity subsystem working along with Qualcomm’s Networking Pro Series Wi-Fi Access Point.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon X60 3rd generation 5nm 5G modem with up to 7.5Gbps download speeds announced

The race for 5G surges ahead as major 5G modem chip manufacturer, Qualcomm has announced its 3rd generation 5G modem-to-antenna solution called the Snapdragon X60. It features the worlds first 5nm 5G baseband and has spectrum aggregation across all key 5G bands and combinations.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G 8nm, 662 and 460 11nm Mobile Platforms with Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, ISRO’s NavIC announced

Qualcomm has introduced Snapdragon 720G, 662 and 460 Mobile Platforms with 4G connectivity, Wi-Fi 6 features and integrated Bluetooth 5.1 with advanced audio via the Qualcomm FastConnect 6-series subsystems, support Dual-Frequency (L1 and L5) GNSS to improve location positioning accuracy and robustness, and are the first system-on-chip solutions to support Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC). These new platforms also feature the Qualcomm AI Engine and Qualcomm Sensing Hub. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G 8nm, 662 and 460 11nm Mobile Platforms with Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, ISRO’s NavIC announced”