News & Reviews: Qualcomm
Last Updated: Nov 05, 2018
The first foldable phone in the world was announced last week which utilizes the rarely seen Snapdragon 8150. Gsmarena.com shared from Geekbench the early performance of the chipset. Rumour has it that the chipset is a 2+2+4 instead of the standard 4+4. So far, only the the Kirin 980 uses a similar design consisting of 2 cores for burst performance, 2 to sustain speed and the last smaller 4 cores for lighter tasks.
Last Updated: Jun 27, 2018
Recently, both ASUS Malaysia and honor have announced their own budget-friendly phones for the Malaysia market. While they are both priced under RM400, it comes with entry-level tier specifications which are expected and that left many Malaysians a bit down due to the low processor power.
Last Updated: Jun 25, 2018
Based on the information provided by WinFuture, the Snapdragon 1000 will have a 12W power draw and it will be sized around 20 x 15mm design which allows more room to fit more cores into the chipset. Not only that, the size and additional cores is expected to give the Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 a significant performance.
New MoU between vivo and Qualcomm will introduce new technologies of 5G chipset, Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanning and moreLast Updated: Nov 13, 2017
Last week Thursday, vivo has officially signed an agreement with Qualcomm to supply US$4 billion in components for the next three years. During the signing, Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump witnessed the signing of deals worth US$253 billion, making the USA visit to China one of the most fruitful business agreements ever witnessed.
Last Updated: Jan 23, 2017
This rumour can be taken with a grain but a post online has stated that Nokia is creating what is amounting to a large tablet. The 18.4-inch tablet is said to be branded with the Nokia brand, and it may be appearing sometime during MWC.
Last Updated: Jan 04, 2017
Are you excited for CES 2017? We know we are, for those who aren't familiar with it, CES stands for Consumer Electronics Show and this year marks the 50th anniversary for all tech geeks and nerds alike. As one of the largest shows on the planet, this year will be held in Las Vegas and several key players are set to present something awesome.
Last Updated: Nov 18, 2016
A new superpower in mobile processing will be heading to smartphones soon, as Qualcomm unveiled the new Snapdragon 835 SoC. The new processor will be built on Samsung’s 10 nanomtre FinFET process, which promises better performance and energy efficiency.
Last Updated: Nov 09, 2016
A report that came out from Campaign Asia suggests that Lenovo will stop producing smartphones under their own brand. This may see the death of the Lenovo smartphone brand, or in another word, consolidation of brands by Lenovo.
Last Updated: Oct 07, 2016
While the new Apple iPhone 7 may have a new virtual home button (i.e. it is not a real physical button), a new patent from the company may reveal what we can expect in next year’s Apple iPhone 8. It seems that they will be borrowing the idea from Qualcomm and Android, and have an edge-to-edge OLED display that covers the handset's entire front, eliminating the well familiar home button in favor of a virtual touch-sensitive key.
Last Updated: Sep 23, 2016