Closely behind the heels of MediaTek, a leakster has allegedly leaked the specs of Qualcomm’s highly anticipated chipset, the Snapdragon 830. It is rumored to be insider information and the leakster announced on Weibo that it has been confirmed by Qualcomm’s CEO. Earlier this week, we had a report of MediaTek’s COO confirming the specs of the Helio X30 flagship chipset. The processor will be made on a brand new 10nm process and will support up to 8 gigs of LPDDR4 RAM. Will the Snapdragon 830 be able to replicate the success of the Snapdragon 820? Or will it be plagued by heating issues?
After Qualcomm, the next name when it comes to system-on-chip solutions is MediaTek. The Taiwanese company has been around for nearly 20 years and they’ve some of the most affordable solutions that provide stellar performance. Their Helio chipsets have been well received all over, but they always lag in performance compared to their Qualcomm Snapdragon counterparts. Looking forward to making a change, MediaTek COO, Zhu Shangzu announced the MediaTek Helio X30 chipset and confirmed some of the specs of their latest flagship offering.
If you sport an Android Wear smartwatch, there’s a Qualcomm chip residing under the hood. The next batch of devices will have something called the Snapdragon Wear 2100, and it looks like one company is already working with the new chip.
Snapdragon is a name folks know in the mobile world and their chips are found in plenty of consumer products around the globe. A Tencent ZEROTECH Drone dubbed YING will be one of the newest gadgets to carry the company’s processor, and it’s something to get excited about if you own a mobile device.
The Snapdragon BatteryGuru app just got even better with version 2.0. The updated version includes predictive charging, which leverages Quick Charge to tell users what are good times to charge based on their usage patterns. For example, during the low usage period of the early afternoon, the app would now notify users to charge their […]
Not so long ago it was reported that Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean was going to be skipped on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy S3 in favour of 4.3, but now the mystery continues after the latest news suggests there is a new SGN2 being made that could feature a Snapdragon 600 CPU. Samsung […]
One of the new smartphones that has attracted the most attention recently is the HTC One X. This flagship Android handset has already been released in some regions and is headed to AT&T in the U.S. for a May 6 release. Regular readers will already know that two different processors are being used and now […]
Phones Review Quickie: On seeing the video we have for your viewing consideration below, I simply had to post it as I haven’t seen anything quite like this footage before, although if you are somewhat freaked out by bugs and a such you might like to give this video a bit of a miss, but […]