Qualcomm announced its results for Q2 of fiscal year 2015, and while chip shipments increased in the period, the outlook for the entire year isn’t as good as Qualcomm initially hoped.
Qualcomm will drop partner TSMC in favour of making the Snapdragon 820 chip in Samsung’s foundries as it bids to get the chip into Samsung’s next flagship.
The SoC wasn’t the only “design loss” for Qualcomm, when it comes to the Galaxy S6. The modem, power management, RF transceiver, and envelope tracking chips are all from Samsung
The decision to use its own Exynos SoC and not Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 in the Galaxy S6 has generated a lot of fuss. What is Samsung up to? Is it the right move? What impact is it going to have on the mobile market?
Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 may be fast, but OPPO’s VOOC Flash Charge can replenish a battery to 75 percent in just 30 minutes.
Qualcomm has demonstrated that its Quick Charge 2.0 technology can bring an empty Nexus 6 to 50 percent charge in just 40 minutes.
Cyanogen is scaling up in a big way. The company led by Steve Kondik and Kirt McMaster announced it secured funding totaling $80 million.
Qualcomm talks about its upcoming Snapdragon 810, Sense ID ultrasonic fingerprint scanner and Zeroth machine learning platform at MWC 2015.
Cyanogen and Qualcomm have jointly announced a partnership to ship Cyanogen created Android OS on some future Qualcomm Snapdragon reference devices.
To help address the increasing demand for mobile data, Qualcomm has announced LTE-U 5GHz small cell solutions and RF transceivers for mobile devices.