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Qualcomm is Giving the Snapdragon 855 Better Performance

The company’s new Snapdragon 855 Plus promises 15 percent better overall performance.

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Qualcomm Unveils New Snapdragon 8cx Processor for Windows on ARM Devices

Today during the company’s Hawaiian summit, Qualcomm took the wraps off its new Snapdragon 8cx processor. It’s the largest processor Qualcomm has ever produced and will make its way into future Windows on ARM devices like laptops and 2-in-1s. With the Snapdragon 8cx, Qualcomm is promising an experience capable of Continue Reading

Qualcomm’s New Snapdragon 855 Will Bring Forth the First Wave of 5G Smartphones [Updated w/ All the Details]

Update 12-5-2018 5:04 PM ET: Updated with fresh information from day 2 of Qualcomm’s summit where the company unveiled the rest of the Snapdragon 855’s features. Changes were made to the original article to reflect them. At a summit in Maui, Qualcomm took the wraps off its newest flagship mobile Continue Reading

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 3100 Processor Will Finally Make Android Smartwatches Matter Again

It’s no secret Google’s smartwatch platform, Wear OS, has been riding a pretty decent slump in recent years. I wouldn’t necessarily say it’s the operating system’s fault because it’s actually pretty good. No, the real issue lies within the watch: the processor. We’ve been dealing with the same chipset – Continue Reading

Qualcomm Will Announce New Wear OS Chips Next Month

After confirming new chips were on the way earlier this year, Qualcomm has begun inviting press members to an event being held in San Francisco on September 10th where new processors for Wear OS-powered devices will be unveiled. The invite features an image of a smartwatch with the time 9:10 Continue Reading

Qualcomm’s Latest Snapdargon Processors Offer Better Mid-Range Experiences

Qualcomm has unveiled a trio of brand-new Snapdragon-branded processors built to offer better smartphone experiences for less money. The new Snapdragon 429, 439, and 632 will begin shipping later this year. Starting with the lower-tier hardware, the 429 and 439 improve upon the 425 and 430 with CPU performance and Continue Reading

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 850 is Built for Always Connected Windows 10 PCs

Qualcomm today unveiled the new Snapdragon 850 processor, built for running inside Always Connected Windows 10 PCs. The chipset is based on the Snapdragon 845 found in many of today’s flagship Android devices but improves upon it to create a more pleasurable experience for Windows 10 users. According to Qualcomm, Continue Reading

Qualcomm’s New Snapdragon 710 Aims to Provide a More Powerful Mid-Range Experience

Back in February, Qualcomm debuted its new Snapdragon 700 series as a more powerful version of the existing 600 series while remaining a step below the flagship 800 series. Today, the company unveiled the first entry into the lineup: the Snapdragon 710. It’s built on a 10nm process and aims Continue Reading

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 Processor Will Come in Every 2018 Flagship Android Phone

This week in Hawaii, Qualcomm unveiled the next processor that will be featured in all 2018 flagship Android phones. Known as the Snapdragon 845, it succeeds this year’s 835 chipset which comes built into the Samsung Galaxy S8, Google Pixel 2, LG V30, Moto Z2 Force, and others. According to Continue Reading

Microsoft and Qualcomm Unveil First ARM-Powered PCs

News that Microsoft and Qualcomm would soon power PCs with ARM-based chipsets arrived last year, but we’ve seen close to nothing regarding the concept’s existence. This changes today as at an event, the companies have unveiled the first ARM-powered PCs from HP and Asus which will begin shipping next year. Continue Reading

Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 450 Budget Processor

The upcoming successor to the low-end Snapdragon 435 processor now has a name. Dubbed the Snapdragon 450, Qualcomm’s latest budget chipset aims to offer more speed, better battery life, and improved efficiency to lower-end devices that take advantage of the hardware. It’s built on a 14nm process and is supposedly Continue Reading