Current Location: Home > Snapdragon




News & Reviews:   Snapdragon

  • Could this be the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 we've been waiting for?

    Could this be the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 we've been waiting for?

    A leaked image has recently surfaced on Geekbench, showing benchmarks for a chipset from Qualcomm called Kona. We suspect that this could be the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset, which is expected to be installed in most flagship smartphones in the year 2020.

  • More info made available regarding Qualcomm's potential new laptop chipset

    More info made available regarding Qualcomm's potential new laptop chipset

    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.

  • Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 835, to be built by Samsung – along side Quick Charge 4

    Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 835, to be built by Samsung – along side Quick Charge 4

    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.

  • Qualcomm announces Clear Sight tech for cameras – better low-light and dual-sensor performance expected

    Qualcomm announces Clear Sight tech for cameras – better low-light and dual-sensor performance expected

    A new technology was just announced by the maker of Snapdragon processor. Qualcomm announced the new Clear Sight dual camera processing tech, supported on the Snapdragon 820 and 821, which promises better images out of the box.

  • Nokia to return as a smartphone brand this year

    Nokia to return as a smartphone brand this year

    There were rumours about two new Nokia smartphones coming soon earlier this year. The news is apparently correct, as a report stated that Nokia is readying an announcement by the end of the year, with a return to markets by early 2017.

  • Pantech Snapdragon 800 Smartphone Benchmarks Beat Exynos 5 Octa!

    Pantech Snapdragon 800 Smartphone Benchmarks Beat Exynos 5 Octa!

    In our first smartphone view of Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 800 processor, a Pantech smartphone recently got an amazing score on the AnTuTu benchmark site. Previously, the king of the AnTuTu benchmark score was the Exynos 5 Octa powered Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 with an AnTuTu score of 27000+. The new Snapdragon 800 powered Pantech smartphone got a score of 30133, beating the S4 by an amazying 3000 point margin.

  • Exynos 5 Octa powered Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 Battery Tests Completed

    Exynos 5 Octa powered Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 Battery Tests Completed

    When Samsung first announced their 8 core Exynos 5 Octa processor we were quite enthusiastic. Imagine, a more powerful processor that combines best of class performance with great power efficiency. The fact that Samsung have used both this processor and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 in their Samsung Galaxy S4 means that we can make a more focused comparison between the two processors. On one hand, the Exynos 5 Octa has already proven that it is more powerful, however, does it achieve what it initially claimed, as in better power efficiency? Check out the graphs below:

    Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 battery tests talk time.jpg

  • Xiaomi Mi2S beats Snapdragon 600 Samsung Galaxy S4 / S IV

    Xiaomi Mi2S beats Snapdragon 600 Samsung Galaxy S4 / S IV

    China-brand phones are rapidly becoming better and better, providing more powerful performance and more solid build quality. One such China brand smartphone is the Xiaomi Mi2S which recently beat out the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 powered Samsung Galaxy S4 / S IV in benchmarks. The benchmark in question is the now often remarked AnTuTu benchmark where the Xiaomi Mi2S scored 25913, edging out the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 powered Samsung Galaxy S4 which got 25446.