Snapdragon on Windows runs Netflix for 29 hours
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 06:47

Snapdragon on Windows runs Netflix for 29 hours


Up to 18 hours on an LTE 4G connected battery

Cristiano Amon gave us more details about the Snapdragon on Windows 10 and confirmed that there is an extreme battery life gain.

Google announces HTC cooperation agreement
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 September 2017 12:44

Google announces HTC cooperation agreement


Some employees and rights pick up

After many quarters of financial decay and many rumors, Google has announced that it plans to acquire HTC employees and some of the IP licensing rights.  

Xiaomi unveils the flagship Mi Mix 2 smartphone
Published in Mobiles


Smaller 18:9 screen and Snapdragon 835 SoC

Just a day ahead of Apple's big unveil, Xiaomi has decided to launch a plethora of new products including the flagship bezel-less Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 smartphone with 5.99-inch FHD+ screen and Snapdragon 835 SoC.

There is no Snapdragon 836
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 00:40

There is no Snapdragon 836


The Snapdragon 835 is the best of 2017

Sources very close to Qualcomm have confirmed that there is no such thing as the Snapdragon 836. The current generation Snapdragon will stay with the Snapdragon 835 and there won’t be any faster version

OnePlus officially unveils the OnePlus 5
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 01:41

OnePlus officially unveils the OnePlus 5


5.5-inch AMOLED screen and Snapdragon 835 SoC

OnePlus has finally unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 5, and put an end to an endless streak of teases, rumors, and leaks.

Qualcomm introduces Quick Charge 4+ technology
Published in Mobiles


Faster, cooler and more efficient

Qualcomm has announced the new version of its Quick Charge 4 technology, the Quick Charge 4+, promising faster, cooler and more efficient charging with full support on the same chipset.

Umidigi making a bezel-less Crystal smartphone
Published in Mobiles


Impressive looks with US $99 price tag

Bezel-less smartphones are pretty much the next big thing apparently as after Xiaomi launched its Mi Mix smartphone, there have been plenty of announcements for a similar smartphone design, and Umidigi is also making one that will cost US $99.

Microsoft's fifth-generation Surface could be ARM-based
Published in Notebooks


First time since Surface 2 in 2013

Last week we wrote that Qualcomm is preparing to release a Snapdragon 835-based Windows 10 notebook by the end of 2017, ending three and a half years of x86 dominance that has proliferated the industry since the discontinuation of Windows RT in late 2013.

Galaxy S8 eye iris unlocking in near dark
Published in Reviews


Hands on: Snapdragon 835 version

There is no doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the most widely anticipated phones that will shape the first half of 2017,  and the USA and Chinese customers are getting the Snapdragon 835 version while Europe and the rest of the world is stuck with the Exynos 8895 version.

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ SoCs compared
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 21:39

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ SoCs compared


Exynos 8895 vs. Snapdragon 835

Both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ will be available with two SoCs, Samsung's own Exynos 8895 chipset and Qualcomm's pride and joy, the Snapdragon 835 chipset, and now, both of them have been pitted against each other in a couple of benchmarks.