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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850 chip appears in benchmarks with improved performance

1 month ago   |   By Digital Trends

A benchmark for Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 850 processor show a less-than-stellar increase in multi-core performance over the previous 835 chip. Introduced in June, the Snapdragon 850 promises up to 30 percent better performance.
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Qualcomm reportedly developing Snapdragon 865 5G system on a chip

Qualcomm reportedly developing Snapdragon 865 5G system on a chip

1 month ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Noted leaker ‘ Ice universe ‘ has taken to Twitter to reveal that U.S.-based silicon manufacturer Qualcomm is reportedly working on a new 5G system-on-a-chip. According to Ice universe, the new chip, the ‘Qualcomm SDM865 mobile platform' - presumably the as-of-yet unannounced Snapdragon 865 - will be a “complete 5G SoC.” Qualcomm is developing the SDM865, which will be a complete 5G SoC pic.twitter.com/0DJxloIjZu - Ice universe August 17, 2018 In other words, the Snapdragon 865 will not only carry a CPU and GPU, but it will also feature a 5G modem embedded directly to the chip - not as a...
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Qualcomm To Rename High-End Snapdragon 800 Chip Line: Report

Qualcomm To Rename High-End Snapdragon 800 Chip Line: Report

1 month ago   |   By Android Headlines

Qualcomm is planning to rename its Snapdragon 800 series of high-end chips for smartphones and tablets so as to avoid confusion between its offerings for cellular mobile devices and laptops, German tech outlet WinFuture reports. With the company already debuting the Snapdragon 850 for notebooks this June, the successor to the Snapdragon 845 mobile chip is unlikely to be advertised as the Snapdragon 855 and should instead carry the “SM8150” moniker, short for Snapdragon Mobile Platform 8150.
The report, citing publicly available databases and LinkedIn profiles of Qualcomm employees, claims...
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