Qualcomm Snapdragon Conquest Mobile Esports Tournament launched in India with Rs. 50 lakh prize money

Qualcomm Technologies has launched Snapdragon Conquest, its first-ever mobile Esports program in India. Through this tournament the company will be delivering superior gaming experiences directly to gamers and is expected to encompass multiple events throughout the year, enabling competitive gaming across multiple game titles and is designed to engage mobile gamers across all segments and levels of proficiency. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon Conquest Mobile Esports Tournament launched in India with Rs. 50 lakh prize money”

iPhone 12 teardown confirms Snapdragon X55 5G modem; Apple to use Snapdragon X60, X65 and X70 modems in future iPhones

Apple introduced the iPhone 12 series smartphones with 5G support last week. A tear down video from China has confirmed that the phone uses Qualcomm SDX55 5G modem, which is X55 5G that is also used with Snapdragon 865. The iPhone 11 series used Intel XMM7660 4G mode. Continue reading “iPhone 12 teardown confirms Snapdragon X55 5G modem; Apple to use Snapdragon X60, X65 and X70 modems in future iPhones”

Qualcomm introduces 5G infrastructure platforms; Qualcomm and Jio achieve over 1Gbps speed in trials

Qualcomm just announced its full portfolio of 5G infrastructure semiconductor platforms designed for broad deployment scenarios, ranging from macro base stations with massive MIMO to micro base stations with compact designs, to accelerate the cellular ecosystem transition toward virtualized and interoperable radio access networks (RAN) – a trend driven by 5G. It introduced three new 5G RAN platforms: Qualcomm Radio Unit Platform, Qualcomm Distributed Unit Platform, and Qualcomm Distributed Radio Unit Platform. Continue reading “Qualcomm introduces 5G infrastructure platforms; Qualcomm and Jio achieve over 1Gbps speed in trials”

Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G 5G Mobile Platform announced, to power Xiaomi smartphone first

Qualcomm just announced Snapdragon 750G 5G Mobile Platform. It features Qualcomm Kryo 570 CPU, which delivers up to 20% compared to Snapdragon 730G and the Qualcomm Adreno 619 GPU promises up to 10% better graphics rendering compared to Snapdragon 730G, and offers Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming features for smooth, low-latency gaming experience. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G 5G Mobile Platform announced, to power Xiaomi smartphone first”

Qualcomm announces Adaptive Active Noise Cancellation technology for truly wireless earbuds

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 Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G 7nm Compute Platform for ultra-thin Always On, Always Connected PCs announced

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 to expand 5G support to Snapdragon 4-series in early 2021

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 Snapdragon 732G 8nm Mobile Platform offers up to 2.3GHz CPU, 15% faster GPU, to power POCO X3

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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Qualcomm wins court appeal against FTC over patent licensing practices

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 Quick Charge 5 100W+ charging platform announced — 0 to 100% in 15 minutes

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 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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