News & Reviews: chipset
Japan key tech players including Sony, Toshiba and others have stopped supplying tech components to HuaweiLast Updated: Sep 22, 2020
Huawei just can't seem to catch a break these days. First, it was the US government disallowing their devices to feature Google Mobile Services, then banning their affiliated companies and partners to receive tech components. Now, it's Sony's turn to suspend their camera supplies to Huawei.
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2020
As many of you already know, the US government is not in good terms with Huawei and more countries also stepping away from the Chinese tech company. Back in early August, the US government had banned 38 Huawei affiliated companies and now it seems that some Chinese companies have stopped doing business with them.
Last Updated: Sep 14, 2020
Based on a report by myfixguide.com, it seems that Qualcomm has contracted Samsung to manufacture the Snapdragon 875G chipset, which could be released somewhere around the end of this year. While not much is known in regards to which smartphone will come with the aforementioned chip, we do know that the contract is worth around ~RM3.5 billion.
Last Updated: Sep 07, 2020
At the IFA 2020, HUAWEI was supposed to announce the world's first commercial 5nm mobile processor at their keynote that happened on 3 September. However, it looks like the plan has changed as the 5nm process (a.k.a Kirin 1000) was nowhere to be found. It is reported that HUAWEI is trying to stay low profile to avoid drawing unnecessary attention.
Last Updated: Sep 01, 2020
Based on a statement by MediaTek, it seems that they have unveiled their new Helio G95 chipset which is 5% faster in terms of GPU as compared to the Helio G90T chipset. While not much is known in regards to which smartphone will come equipped with the aforementioned chipset, we do know that it will only come equipped with 4G capabilities instead of 5G.
Last Updated: Aug 18, 2020
As some of you may know, TSMC is manufacturing the A14X Bionic chipset for Apple's next iteration of the iPad Pro and iPad Air. With the move to 5nm, this chipset is expected to deliver greater performance and power efficiency. We're seeing some signs of that now after some benchmark data for it was leaked yesterday.
Last Updated: Aug 17, 2020
Qualcomm have made plenty of processors and now there is a new rumour about another new mid-range chipset. The rumour is that the company could launch the Snapdragon 732G in September 2020.
Last Updated: Aug 10, 2020
Previously, it was said that Huawei is gearing up to unveil its latest Kirin chipset at IFA 2020 on 5 September. However, it now seems like the upcoming Kirin 1000 could be the companies last flagship chipset. A new report claims that the company is being forced by current circumstances to stop producing its high-end chips beginning in September 2020.
Last Updated: Aug 08, 2020
Based on a statement by Digital Chat Station on Twitter, it seems that Qualcomm could be releasing several “Lite” variants of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 chipset which will be priced much cheaper. With that said, we can expect smartphones equipped with the aforementioned Lite chipset to be much cheaper compared to the full-specced Snapdragon 875 chip.
Last Updated: Aug 03, 2020
Now that Apple is making the transition from Intel chips to ARM chips for its MacBooks, many have been eager to see what kind of differences this change could entail. And from what the latest rumour suggests, the change is going to be a huge one. Sources have reported that that the 12-inch MacBook is making a comeback and it's going to have a sweet retail price.