News & Reviews: Qualcomm
Last Updated: Jul 01, 2020
When you hear the word Qualcomm, you would usually think of their chipsets for smartphones. Well, the company just decided to make some for smartwatches too and it's been a long overdue. Today, the company isn't introducing one but two new smartwatch chipsets - the Snapdragon Wear 4100 and 4100+.
Last Updated: Jun 29, 2020
If you're a Xiaomi fan or a smartphone tech enthusiast, you should probably notice by now that Xiaomi flagships are getting pricier than usual. Although they are still relatively affordable than most premium phones, the year 2021 could very well change that as according to a report from South Korea, 2021 Xiaomi flagships are not the exception.
Last Updated: Jun 25, 2020
The flagships from Samsung with Exynos chipset series have always caught in comparison with the variants that come with Qualcomm's Snapdragon chipset series. Sadly, the ones with Exynos chipsets were always defeated in the battles due to weaker performance. By being determined to win for once, the Korean tech giant has raised the efforts into research and development for a new K-Chip series.
Qualcomm reveals their latest Snapdragon 690 5G chipset with 4K HDR video and 120Hz refresh rate supportLast Updated: Jun 17, 2020
With 5G technology picking back up its feet to the tech world, Qualcomm was secretly working on a new chipset all this while. Introducing the Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G chipset, it will be the first 600-series that is integrated with 5G technology.
Last Updated: Jun 05, 2020
At the end of this year, we will be getting the next flagship chipset from Qualcomm. Apart from being excited about the chipset, there is also something else that would excite you even more and it's a smartphone feature that we've been waiting for quite some time. It is rumoured that smartphones that pack both Snapdragon 875 chipset and in-display front-facing camera are already in the works.
Last Updated: May 27, 2020
At the beginning of the year, we saw the news that OPPO will be manufacturing chipsets to be used on their own devices. The process of making a chipset takes a long time and great effort, so it might have to be a while before OPPO's chipset gets to meet the world. However, it is said that the company is now speeding up the process because of the US sanctions that happened between the US and Huawei.
Last Updated: May 06, 2020
We know how you all love the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset series and we just got some juicy news. According to sources, the company is expected to release their next-gen flagship chipset - the Snapdragon 875. If the rumours are true, this unannounced chipset will be much stronger than we think compared with the current SD 865 chipset.
Last Updated: Apr 28, 2020
As smartphone features continue to improve exponentially throughout the years, it has come to our attention that many companies are attempting to integrate a faster-charging technology for devices. So far, we have seen Android companies in pursuing this such as OPPO, vivo, Huawei, Samsung and more but the super nice ones (like around 40W) are mostly seen on premium phones. For Qualcomm, they aim to change that with a new Quick Charge 3+ technology.
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2020
Thinking about buying a Bluetooth earphone with active noise cancelling? Hold on, it's best to sit on the idea for now because you might be able to buy one that's relatively cheaper soon. Qualcomm has announced two new Bluetooth audio chipsets that are meant for true wireless earphones (TWS) catered for those who want more affordable options.
Last Updated: Mar 05, 2020
There were reports spotted on mydrivers.com, stating that Qualcomm might be thinking of putting a limit on how cheap a smartphone equipped with the Snapdragon 865 with 5G can be priced at. While not much has been confirmed, it seems that the lowest a smartphone with the chipset can be priced at is around USD430(~RM1788).