The new Snapdragon 808 and Snapdragon 810 will be leaps and bounds ahead of the current crop of high-end Snapdragon SoCs, in almost all areas, including architecture, core number, GPU, and features.
The Mobile Development Platform Tablet (MDP/T) is meant to offer app and game developers early access to the processor that will power most high-end Android devices coming in the second part of the year.
As the new Galaxy S5 and Xperia Z2 both come equipped with a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC, let’s examine what this new chip offers over the old Snapdragon 800.
The Snapdragon 801 is a new iteration of the popular Snapdragon 800 processor that has been tweaked to make it faster, while the Snapdragon 610 and 615 are Cortex A53 based 64-bit octa-core and quad-core processors respectively with integrated 5 mode global LTE capabilities.
Qualcomm has cancelled the Snapdragon 802 which it announced at the beginning of the year. The Snapdragon 802 was announced back in January as Qualcomm’s first fully integrated SoC designed for Ultra HD smart TVs. However now due to lack of demand for the chip the company has decided to not “commercialize” it.
MediaTek announces new Cortex-A17+A7 octa-core processor. Can MediaTek challenge Qualcomm since the new chip also has built-in support for 4G LTE?
Snapdragon Glance beta, combines with Qualcomm’s Battery Guru app, to offer up an intelligent lockscreen app and longer lasting battery life.
Can Qualcomm continue to dominate the mobile technology market? We look at the history of Qualcomm, its position in the market today, and the challenges that lie ahead.
Qualcomm’s RF360 Front End system is expected to arrive to the first handsets later this year, bringing Qualcomm into the RF components market and effectively meaning that they will now provide all the chips needed to power your phone’s communication system.
Online retail giant Amazon reportedly plans to put an Android powered gaming and entertainment device in your living room by the end of the year for under $300.