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Qualcomm intros Snapdragon 8cx for premium always-on laptops

5 monthes ago   |   By Pocket-lint

Qualcomm has introduced a new performance-orientated laptop PC processor - the Snapdragon 8cx. The company has been releasing PC versions of its Snapdragon processors over the last year, intended for always-on PCs that bring a more smartphone-like experience to laptops with fast-resume, 4G connectivity and multi-day battery life. The Snapdragon 8cx is a new premium tier product that will co-exist with Snapdragon 850 PCs. It's based on the same 7nm manufacturing process as the just-announced Snapdragon 855 for smartphones. The new platform is 3.5 times faster than the Snapdragon 835 PCs...
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Snapdragon 8cx gives Windows its most extreme Arm chip yet

Snapdragon 8cx gives Windows its most extreme Arm chip yet

5 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 8cx Compute Platform, a new flagship “Extreme” chipset for Windows on Arm notebooks, tablets, and 2-in-1s that promises more connectivity, more power, and battery life in excess of 25 hours. The new platform also debuts Qualcomm's new nomenclature for that ecosystem of devices, borrowing technologies from Snapdragon for smartphones but shaping them for ultraportable computing....
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Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 8cx, an ‘extreme' processor for Windows laptops

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 8cx, an ‘extreme' processor for Windows laptops

5 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

The “X” stands for “extreme.” That's what Qualcomm's marketing department wants you to think about the new Snapdragon 8cx.
It's a brand-new processor for always-connected Windows laptops and 2-in-1 convertible PCs, and Qualcomm says it'll the first 7nm chip for a PC platform, beating Intel to the punch. Qualcomm says it's the biggest performance leap for a Snapdragon ever, with “amazing battery life,” and the company says it'll also deliver up to 2Gbps cellular connectivity.
It's the mobile chipmaker's first purpose-built chip for Windows, instead of the tweaked smartphone chips it's tried...
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Not all Snapdragon 855 smartphones will support 5G network

Not all Snapdragon 855 smartphones will support 5G network

5 monthes ago   |   By Gizchina

Qualcomm has officially released its latest Snapdragon 855 SoC. According to the company, this chip is the world's first commercial platform to fully support a multi-gigabit 5G connectivity. Since the release of this processor, many people directly equate the Snapdragon 855 with 5G network and believe that any smartphone equipped with Snapdragon 855 processor supports 5G. This is not
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OnePlus misspoke, won't have ‘the first' Snapdragon 855 smartphone

OnePlus misspoke, won't have ‘the first' Snapdragon 855 smartphone

5 monthes ago   |   By AndroidPhoneFans

At the Qualcomm's Tech Summit, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau announced on stage that the company would be “the first” to launch a smartphone powered by Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 855. The news came as a big surprise since OnePlus devices typically hit the market in early summer. With Qualcomm leading the charge with the first Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, the company would either have to make dramatic changed to its product launch cycle or the launch of the Snapdragon 855 would be coming later than expected.
In the end, neither of those scenarios will play out. As it turns out, Pete Lau's statement was...
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Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 855 with blazing speeds, AI, and 5G support

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 855 with blazing speeds, AI, and 5G support

5 monthes ago   |   By Talk Android

Qualcomm has taken the wraps off of their next generation processor, the Snapdragon 855. It's Qualcomm's first 7nm chip which will bring many performance and efficiency enhancements, but there are still other new things to talk about besides it being faster. The biggest thing here is Qualcomm's inclusion of multi-gigabit 5G support, which is the...
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OnePlus wants to keep its 5G smartphone under $1,000

OnePlus wants to keep its 5G smartphone under $1,000

5 monthes ago   |   By MobileSyrup

OnePlus has been building hype for its next smartphone with big promises about the device featuring both Qualcomm's recently announced Snapdragon 855 and 5G capabilities. The company's CEO Pete Lau even went as far as to mention that OnePlus will ideally set the price of its 5G phone to under $1,000 USD. Lau said that the premium for 5G would likely cost consumers around $200 to $300 USD in an interview with Engadget. That means in the U.S. the phone could roughly be priced at $849 USD based off of the current price of a 6T. Although, in Canada, it will likely be priced higher due to the...
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OnePlus' on-stage mistake causes confusion, says next device will be ‘among the first' with Snapdragon 855

OnePlus' on-stage mistake causes confusion, says next device will be ‘among the first' with Snapdragon 855

5 monthes ago   |   By MobileSyrup

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau caused confusion when he said the company's next smartphone will be “among the first” to feature the Snapdragon 855 chipset when presentation slides indicated otherwise. Presentation slides at Qualcomm's Tech Summit in Hawaii this past week indicated that OnePlus would actually be the first device to launch with the 855 processor. According to Engadget , a OnePlus spokesperson confirmed that there was a mistake in the slides. Although oddly enough, Engadget further reports that on multiple occasions, and even during an interview with Pete Lau, that the company...
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Watch the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855's best new features in action

Watch the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855's best new features in action

5 monthes ago   |   By PC World

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 855 mobile processor offers a ton of new features that could be potentially enabled on next-generation smartphones-almost too many to list. But we managed to see some of the best in action. After Qualcomm finished announcing the Snapdragon 855, the company opened a pair of demo rooms showing some of the 855's flagship features. Through PCWorld's video team didn't make it to the event, I was able to record video demonstrating some of the new capabilities of the mobile chip, including improved battery life and gaming performance, intelligent audio filtering, and 4K...
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