Qualcomm adds Snapdragon 808, 810 to upper echelon of mobile processors

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Qualcomm on Monday announced two new members of the Snapdragon family of mobile processors. The Snapdragon 808 and 810 CPUs are both 64-bit, LTE-Advanced chips that use 20nm processing. Qualcomm indicates the two chipsets can support theoretical download speeds of up to 300Mbps. The Snapdragon ...

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UPDATE: Images of Nokia’s first Android phone leak

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An upcoming phone being made by Nokia code-named “Normandy” has pretty much only been seen as renders until today, when @seamissu leaked a photo of the device on Twitter. The device was first seen in November thanks to @evleaks, and it has been said that Nokia has the device nearly ...

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Nearly full set of specs detailed for HTC One+ (M8)

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It seems that a day can’t go by without even more details about the successor to the HTC One coming out. The latest in the rumors suggest that the new flagship, supposedly called the HTC One+, will feature a: 5-inch 1080p display covered by Gorilla Glass 3, a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 805 ...

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Qualcomm debuts Snapdragon 805 ‘Ultra HD’ processor for mobile

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Qualcomm on Wednesday introduced its next generation of mobile CPU, the Snapdragon 805 “Ultra HD processor. Sampling in devices now and expected in the first half of 2014, the CPU is a quad-core monster with speeds up to 2.5GHz per core. Additional details include a new Adreno 420 CPU, ...

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Pantech Vega Note leaked, ready to take on the Note III

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Pantech is not the most famous smartphone brand in the world, but still they don’t fail to produce smartphones good enough to take on powerful devices from manufacturers like Samsung and HTC. Below you can see the Pantech Vega Note, which is supposed to be announced soon and it will be ...

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Qualcomm intros Snapdragon 200 and 400 series of mobile processors

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  Qualcomm today introduced a pair of new mobile processors aimed at mid-range and entry-level smartphone experiences. As the numbers might lead you to believe, the Snapdragon 200 is focused on delivering  a balance of value and performance as well as better battery life. The Snapdragon ...

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Samsung mysterious device coming soon to AT&T?

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Samsung is on a hot streak nowadays with devices like Samsung Galaxy S III and Samsung Note II, and their competitors are working on devices to get head-to-head with Samsung. Though, Samsung is not all about “high-end” devices, they are also focusing on mid-range devices as well, ...

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Qualcomm debuts Snapdragon SDK for developers

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Qualcomm today announced its Snapdragon software development kit (SDK), designed to help Android developers leverage technologies found at the system-on-a-chip level.  For example, developers can take advantage of features such as facial processing, burst capture for photos, surround sound, ...

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Qualcomm: 36,000 miles, 20 days, one charge for Snapdragon processor

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So you’re a big fan of your current Android smartphone save for the fact you seem to charge it every few hours.  What to do for your next smartphone?  Qualcomm believes you ought to consider a Snapdragon chipset for the Android handset and/or tablet.  To help illustrate just how great the ...

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Qualcomm adds Virtua Tennis Challenge, three others to Snapdragon GamePack

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Qualcomm today announced that four new titles are joining their Snapdragon GamePack.  Designed as a bundle of games optimized for the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset, the collection has grown to more than 100 titles.  The latest games to see their name added to the list are The Reem, Reign of ...

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Qualcomm announces “Pro” iteration of S4 processor

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Qualcomm has always been known for excelling in mobile processor design, both in performance and efficiency. The S4, being their latest iteration, was no exception, competing aggressively against rival processors and garnering respect from the media and business from manufacturers. Not content ...

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Qualcomm’s GameCommand ready for Android Market debut

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Qualcomm has all but wrapped up work on their answer to NVIDIA’s TegraZone and expect to open the doors next week.  Dropping in the Android Market on January 10th (first day of CES), Snapdragon GameCommand will give consumers and gamers a quick way to find Snapdragon optimized, featured ...

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Qualcomm Stadium to become Snapdragon Stadium for 10-day period

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In an effort to create public awareness over their new mobile processors, Qualcomm has announced that San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium will be getting a temporary new name.  Starting with the San Diego Chargers game against the Baltimore Ravens on December 18 and  running through the ...

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Just How Efficient are Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 Processors? [VIDEO]

In an era where it’s easy to get caught up hardware specs for mobile devices, we often find ourselves talking about how powerful processors can be in our Android phones and tablets.  Gone are the days of the single-core Snapdragon1GHz chipset reign as we now have dual-core stuff to ...

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Qualcomm Re-brands Snapdragon Line to Lessen Confusion

Qualcomm, in an attempt to clear up growing confusion, has decided to re-brand the various iterations of their Snapdragon processors.  As some of you may already know, there are multiple versions of Qualcomm processors in the market, some considerably more powerful than others.  And since not ...

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