News & Reviews: Qualcomm
Last Updated: Sep 25, 2020
Other than launching their latest flagship chipset soon, Qualcomm is also ready to unveil the Snapdragon 775G on the same stage as well. The Snapdragon 775G will be the successor of the Snapdragon 765G which powers several upper mid-range smartphones like the OnePlus Nord and LG Velvet.
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2020
One of the most exciting things about the next-gen flagship smartphones is the 5nm process. With Apple leading the scene by launching the A14 Bionic on Wednesday, other chip manufacturers will soon announce their works too in the near future. Now, it is reported that Qualcomm's Snapdragon 875 and Samsung's Exynos 1000 will adopt the same architecture design.
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 10, 2020
Based on a statement by techradar.com, it seems that Qualcomm has contracted Samsung to manufacture their Snapdragon 4 series chipset which is geared towards entry-level smartphones. While there is no news on which smartphones will come equipped with the aforementioned chipset, our source mentioned that the chip will be used by manufacturers such as Motorola, OPPO, Xiaomi, and more.
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
It feels that Qualcomm has been launching several sub-variants for its Snapdragon chipsets this year. While the flagship Snapdragon 865+ is expected, Qualcomm also announced a variant of the Snapdragon 730 chipset yesterday - the Snapdragon 732G chipset.
Last Updated: Aug 28, 2020
A while back, it was rumoured that the new Exynos 1000 chipset from Samsung could outperform the Snapdragon 865 in terms of GPU performance. But it looks like Samsung's next flagship chipset won't have what it takes to beat the upcoming Snapdragon 875 chipset.
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 11, 2020
It seems that the OPPO smartphone with the codename CPH2127 has been spotted on FCC, detailing the tech specs as well as what to expect when the smartphone is officially unveiled in the near future. While not much is known in regards to the exact name of the aforementioned smartphone, our sources did mention that it will come equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 chipset as well as 4GB RAM.
Last Updated: Aug 09, 2020
With how extensively used smartphones are today, the last thing we want to hear is that the device we use isn't exactly safe from problems. In a recent study, it was reported that over 400 vulnerabilities were found in the software of Qualcomm chips. Specifically, these were detected in Qualcomm's Digital Signal Processors (DSP) chips.