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Qualcomm ‘Kona’ Snapdragon 865 shows up on Geekbench

Qualcomm ‘Kona’ Snapdragon 865 shows up on Geekbench

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 09 Aug, 2019

A device named “Qualcomm Kona” has now appeared on Geekbench and it’s believed to be the Qualcomm’s prototype device powered by the upcoming Snapdragon 865 processor. The chipset resisters a score of 4,149 points in single-core testing while in multi-core, the processor scores 12,915 points.

Qualcomm, Tencent team up to develop a 5G-enabled gaming smartphone

Qualcomm, Tencent team up to develop a 5G-enabled gaming smartphone

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 30 Jul, 2019

Qualcomm revealed that the collaboration with Tencent Games will involve Qualcomm Snapdragon-based mobile gaming devices, gaming content, performance optimisations and enhancements, cloud gaming, 5G-enabled gaming and better AR/VR gaming.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus mobile platform announced, coming first to Asus ROG Phone II

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus mobile platform announced, coming first to Asus ROG Phone II

By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 16 Jul, 2019

The latest chipset from Qualcomm comes with some incremental upgrades as compared to the Snapdragon 855.

Qualcomm 215 28nm SoC announced with dual camera support for entry-level phones

Qualcomm 215 28nm SoC announced with dual camera support for entry-level phones

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 10 Jul, 2019

The Qualcomm 215 is built on a 28nm process and will equip a quad-core CPU comprising of ARM’s Cortex-A53 cores that are clocked at 1.3GHz. The company says the CPU will be able to offer 50 percent better performance than its predecessor and with the Adreno 308, the Qualcomm 215 will also offer a 28 percent boost in graphics.

Qualcomm ditches TSMC in favour of Samsung to make Snapdragon 865 chipset

Qualcomm ditches TSMC in favour of Samsung to make Snapdragon 865 chipset

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 12 Jun, 2019

Qualcomm has picked Samsung Foundry as its mass production partner for the manufacturing of the Snapdragon 865. What this essentially means is that Samsung will fab the next generation flagship Snapdragon processor through its EUV-based 7nm process with mass production starting from February 2020.

Qualcomm backs ARM’s rival - SiFive for processor solutions

Qualcomm backs ARM’s rival - SiFive for processor solutions

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 08 Jun, 2019

SiFive has raised $65.4 million in its latest funding round and a part of that investment was from smartphone chipset manufacturer Qualcomm. Qualcomm joins Intel and Samsung as investors in the startup company and can thus create chip designs on the open-source RISC-V instruction set.

Qualcomm is developing a Snapdragon 7cx for cheaper Arm-based laptops

Qualcomm is developing a Snapdragon 7cx for cheaper Arm-based laptops

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 05 Jun, 2019

Qualcomm Global Product Marketing VP, Don McGuire has revealed the company is working on a Snapdragon Compute Platform which is provisionally named as the Snapdragon 7cx. Upon its release, the Snapdragon 7cx will be a dedicated PC chipset, much like the Snapdragon 8cx but for lower cost PCs.

Qualcomm working on 5G, non-5G editions of Snapdragon 865

Qualcomm working on 5G, non-5G editions of Snapdragon 865

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 06 May, 2019

The next generation of flagship mobile chipset from Qualcomm will feature an external 5G modem. This means there could be a Snapdragon 865 model that will not feature a 5G modem internally which is contrary to what Qualcomm indicated previously.

Qualcomm working on Snapdragon 735 built on a 7nm process and Adreno 620

Qualcomm working on Snapdragon 735 built on a 7nm process and Adreno 620

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 22 Apr, 2019

The Snapdragon 735 will be built on a 7nm process, which will be the first time for a Snapdragon 700-series. The SoC will also be the second Qualcomm chip to be built on a 7nm process, the first one having been the flagship Snapdragon 855 chipset. It'll an Octa-core configuration and Adreno 620 graphics.

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 730, 730G, 665 mobile platforms

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 730, 730G, 665 mobile platforms

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 10 Apr, 2019

The Snapdragon 730 chipset is the second Snapdragon 700-series processor launched this year after the 10nm Snapdragon 712 was launched earlier this year. The Snapdragon 730 packs in an Octa-core setup which combines two 2.2GHz Kryo 470 cores and six 1.8GHz Kryo 470 cores inside an 8nm-built manufacturing process.

Qualcomm QCS400 SoCs unveiled to power next generation of smart speakers

Qualcomm QCS400 SoCs unveiled to power next generation of smart speakers

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 20 Mar, 2019

The new line of QCS400 SoCs will make way for a combination of immersive audio and on-device artificial intelligence which will make using a smart speaker better all around the house. The QCS400 series will offer an improved battery life, audio quality and new level of voice control in contrast to prior technologies.

Qualcomm is hosting an event on March 19 and it’s got something to do with “sound”

Qualcomm is hosting an event on March 19 and it’s got something to do with “sound”

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 15 Mar, 2019

The news comes from Qualcomm’s official twitter handle which has posted a “save the date” invitation for an event scheduled to be held on March 19. While Qualcomm’s tweet has no details about what the announcement might be about, it includes the hashtags “smarter”, “immersive” and “integrated”.

Qualcomm silently introduces 192MP picture support for Snapdragon SoCs

Qualcomm silently introduces 192MP picture support for Snapdragon SoCs

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 09 Mar, 2019

The list of chipsets to now support 192MP picture captures are Snapdragon 670, Snapdragon 675, Snapdragon 710, Snapdragon 845 and Snapdragon 855. In order to offer photo quality of that high parameters, Qualcomm is incorporating zero shutter lag and eliminating multi-frame noise reduction.

Qualcomm unveils 7nm-based Snapdragon X55 modem with up to 7Gbps speeds

Qualcomm unveils 7nm-based Snapdragon X55 modem with up to 7Gbps speeds

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 20 Feb, 2019

The Snapdragon X55 5G modem is a 7nm chipset which supports 5G NR mmWave and sub-6GHz spectrum bands. This allows devices powered by the chipset to achieve download speeds of up to 7Gbps and upload speeds of up to 3Gbps. In addition to that, the X55 also comes with better LTE speeds of up to 2.5Gbps when downloading.

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 712 Mobile Platform with Quick Charge 4+

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 712 Mobile Platform with Quick Charge 4+

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 07 Feb, 2019

The Snapdragon 712 is also built on a 10-nm process and houses eight Qualcomm Kryo 360 CPUs with a clockspeed of 2.3GHz alongside an Adreno 616 GPU and a Hexagon 685 DSP. The latest chipset will offer an improvement over the Snapdragon 710 by providing up to a 10 percent increase in performance.