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Snapdragon 888: A Rundown of Qualcomm's Next Big Mobile Chip

In what has become a yearly tradition in early December, Qualcomm has announced its next flagship mobile chip designed for use in high-end phones and tablets. This is the chip that will be found in the biggest phones from Android makers, and plenty of tablets too. So here’s a rundown of all the new specs and features…Read more...
Tags: Mobile, Science, Smartphones, Processors, Qualcomm, 5g, Consumer Tech, Snapdragon 888, Mobile Chips, Qualcomm Tech Summit


Here are all the camera features enabled by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Last night, Qualcomm announced its newest flagship mobile chipset Snapdragon 888. Today, the company revealed more about the processor’s capabilities and features that might benefit upcoming top-end Android phones. One of the sections of the chipset announcement I look forward to every year is to discover the new processor’s camera feature support. While final images depend a lot on a manufacturer’s software, Qualcomm‘s chip gives them a platform to improve photo and video capturing prowess. Sna...
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is 2021’s flagship Android processor, 25% better performance [U]

Qualcomm has just announced the Snapdragon 888, it's latest high-end processor which will be used in next year's high-end Android phones.
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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 will land on phones in Q1 2021

As promised, more info following yesterday’s Snapdragon 888 announcement. First off, as expected, the company’s next flagship SoC will arrive in the first quarter of next year. We’re still waiting on specific models, but as noted yesterday, the San Diego-based chip giant already has a lineup of smartphone makers planning to employ the 765 follow-up, including ASUS, Black Shark, LG, MEIZU, Motorola, Nubia, realme, OnePlus, OPPO, Sharp, vivo, Xiaomi and ZTE. The focuses are also what you’d expect:...
Tags: Google, Hardware, Tech, Xiaomi, San Diego, Gpu, Qualcomm, ASUS Black Shark LG, Motorola Nubia, Snapdragon 888


Four or so things we found interesting about Qualcomm's Snapdragon 888, its latest 5G chip for high-end Androids

Samsung 5nm, Cortex-X1, integrated... wait, let's not give it all away Qualcomm this week unveiled the Snapdragon 888, its latest flagship system-on-chip destined to power next year's top-end Android smartphones.…
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Qualcomm's new flagship SoC is the Snapdragon 888

It’s built on 5nm with a Cortex X1 core, Wi-Fi 6E, and onboard 5G.
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Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 888 promises faster speeds, better cameras, and more powerful AI

You can now shoot three videos at once, plus faster CPU and GPU speeds.
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Qualcomm’s next flagship processor is the Snapdragon 888

Qualcomm typically announces its flagship processor for the next generation of smartphones at the end of the year, and though the company may not be hosting a physical event this year, coronavirus has not changed timing in 2020. The company today officially unveiled the Snapdragon 888, which you can expect to see in nearly every flagship Android smartphone next year. Unfortunately, Qualcomm was light on the specifics today. We’re expecting more details tomorrow, but for now, one of the biggest p...
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Samsung notably missing from list of companies set to use the Snapdragon 888

Qualcomm has announced that its next chipset is called the Snapdragon 888, but Samsung was strangely absent from its list of companies using the new chip.
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Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 888, next year’s flagship Android processor

Qualcomm has just announced the Snapdragon 888, it's latest high-end processor which will be used in next year's high-end Android phones.
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The Snapdragon 888 is Qualcomm's latest premium CPU for smartphones

Every December for the last few years, Qualcomm has unveiled its next-generation high-end CPU that ends up powering many flagship...
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Qualcomm announces the new Snapdragon 888 chip

Qualcomm kicked off an all-virtual version of its annual summit this morning by announcing the launch of the the Snapdragon 888 platform. The chipmaker is clearly saving some key information for later in the virtual event, because it has yet to reveal a ton about its next SoC. We do, however, have an extremely modest quote from Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon to go on: “Creating premium experiences takes a relentless focus on innovation. It takes long-term commitment, even in the face of im...
Tags: Mobile, Hardware, India, Tech, Xiaomi, Qualcomm, Snapdragon, Cristiano Amon, ASUS Black Shark LG, Motorola Nubia, Ashtha Asta


Qualcomm’s next-generation mobile chipset is the Snapdragon 888 5G

Qualcomm's next-generation chip, the Snapdragon 875, is coming soon. From performance gains to better 5G support, here's everything we expect from it.
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Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 888 processor will power the Android flagships of 2021

Big improvements to 5G, AI performance, GPU speeds, photography, and more
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India seeks chipset manufacturers to make its local GPS alternative fly further into the market

The satellites are up there, Qualcomm has silicon on the ground, government wants more India’s tech self-sufficiency drive has extended into satellite navigation, as the nation seeks manufacturers to help drive adoption of its own system.…
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Govt invites proposals for design, manufacture of 10 lakh NavIC chips

The Indian government has invited proposals for the manufacture of receiver chips that have GPS and NavIC, in an attempt to improve the overall signal availability of positioning systems, and increase the use of the indigenous positioning system. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) has floated a request for proposal (RFP) for the manufacture of 10 lakh receiver chips. The government hopes to use the NavIC-integrated receivers for areas such as navigation on land, air a...
Tags: Travel, Google, News, Russia, India, US, United States, Xiaomi, Gps, RFP, Qualcomm, ISRO, Kargil, Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO, Delhi HC, IRNSS


How China’s Realme sold 50 million phones in just over 2 years

Starting a new phone brand in 2018 might seem too late in an already crowded market, but Sky Li was convinced that consumers between 18-25 years old were largely under-served — they needed something that was both affordable and cool. A few months after Li founded Realme in May that year, the smartphone company organized a product launch at a college campus in India, the world’s second-largest smartphone market. It brought its own production crew, built a makeshift stage and invited local rappers...
Tags: Travel, Gadgets, Asia, Hardware, China, India, Smartphone, Xiaomi, Huawei, Qualcomm, Oneplus, Shenzhen, Vivo, Diwali, Oppo, Naoto Fukasawa


Microsoft Announces Pluton CPU Security Chip With The Help From AMD, Intel, And Qualcomm

Microsoft announces the Microsoft Pluton Processor, A security chip with support from Intel, AMD and Qualcomm The post Microsoft Announces Pluton CPU Security Chip With The Help From AMD, Intel, And Qualcomm appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
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Microsoft brings Trusted Platform Module functionality directly to CPUs under securo-silicon architecture Pluton

Intel, AMD, Qualcomm are all on board Microsoft has joined hands with Intel, AMD, and Qualcomm to release a new security chip called Pluton, which Redmond reckons will delete "entire vectors of attack" from the infosec landscape.…
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Microsoft’s ‘Pluton’ could bring Xbox protections to PC CPUs

Microsoft teamed up with Intel, AMD, and Qualcomm to work on a new security chip. Code-named Pluton, the chip helps thwart exploits like Spectre and Meltdown.
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EdgeQ raises $51 million to fuse AI compute and 5G within a single chip

5G. Edge. Open. Programmable. AI. No, it’s not bingo at your local silicon chip enthusiast meetup, and no, I am not trying to game Google’s search algorithms (well, maybe just a bit). Rather, it’s a combination of technologies that are predicted to become critical for the future of the internet of things across industries as diverse as shipping and security. One way to get all these technologies into single devices is just to agglomerate a bunch of off-the-shelf silicon chips and jam them into a...
Tags: Apple, Google, Fundings & Exits, Startups, Hardware, Funding, Tech, San Diego, Santa Clara, Qualcomm, Broadcom, Dfj, Ame Cloud Ventures, Vinay, Qualcomm Intel, Fusion Fund


Microsoft reveals Pluton, a custom security chip built into Intel, AMD, and Qualcomm processors

For the past two years, some of the world’s biggest chip makers have battled a series of hardware flaws, like Meltdown and Spectre, which made it possible — though not easy — to pluck passwords and other sensitive secrets directly from their processors. The chip makers rolled out patches, but required the companies to rethink how they approach chip security. Now, Microsoft thinks it has the answer with its new security chip, which it calls Pluton. The chip, announced today, is the brainchild ...
Tags: Apple, Security, Hardware, Microsoft, Tech, Macintosh, Computing, Windows 10, Qualcomm, Operating System, Microsoft Windows, Operating Systems, Weston, Microsoft Microsoft, Intel AMD, Advanced Micro Devices


Qualcomm gets hall pass from Uncle Sam to supply Huawei with mobile chipsets. There's just one catch: It's for 4G only

Which is hardly a reprieve for Chinese company's throttled handset biz In a rare bit of good news for Huawei's mobile business, Qualcomm has won a licence from the US Department of Commerce to provide the business with selected 4G chipsets.…
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Trump Administration Forgets It’s Mad at Huawei and Reportedly Lets Qualcomm Sell It 4G Chips

The Trump administration, distracted by other important things, has apparently forgotten that it’s mad at Huawei. If this seems strange to you, it’s probably because we’ve all gotten used to hearing the government go on and on about how the Chinese telecommunications company is a threat to U.S. national security. But…Read more...
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Qualcomm receives U.S. permission to sell 4G chips to Huawei in exception to ban

"We received a license for a number of products, which includes some 4G products," a Qualcomm spokeswoman told Reuters. Qualcomm and...
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How to invest in tech stocks, a risky but fast-rising segment of the market

Investors who go for growth find tech stocks an ideal play, even though the sector is volatile. SOPA Images / Contributor/Getty Images Tech stocks are shares in companies in the technology industry — a huge sector that includes telecommunications, IT, electronics, and computer hardware and software. Tech stocks offer some of the best growth potential, but — like most high-reward investments — they come with high risks too. Since many tech stocks are expensive, individual investors can get ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Trends, Tech, Markets, Tesla, It, Deutsche Telekom, Sony, Biden, Hargreaves Lansdown, Lenovo, Gpu


MediaTek's latest chip promises 5G for the proles: Destined for those not-so-high end smartmobes

Pops head around door into party: Oh Qualcomm, you're here too? Taiwanese fabless chipmaker MediaTek today introduced its latest 5G platform for mass-market (affordable) devices: the Dimensity 700.…
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Qualcomm Ventures invests in four 5G startups

Qualcomm Ventures, Qualcomm’s investment arm, today announced four new strategic investments in 5G-related startups. These companies are private mobile network specialist Celona, mobile network automation platform Cellwize, the edge computing platform Azion and Pensando, another edge computing platform that combines its software stack with custom hardware. The overall goal here is obviously to help jumpstart 5G use cases in the enterprise and — by extension — for consumers by investing in a w...
Tags: Startups, Internet Of Things, Enterprise, Tech, Telecommunications, Computing, Wireless, Machine Learning, Qualcomm, 5g, Mobile Technology, Qualcomm Ventures, Wireless Technology, Li, Pensando, Cellwize


Cellwize raises $32M to help carriers and their partners adopt and run 5G services

As 5G slowly moves from being a theoretical to an active part of the coverage map for the mobile industry — if not for consumers themselves — companies that are helping carriers make the migration less painful and less costly are seeing a boost of attention. In the latest development, Cellwize, a startup that’s built a platform to automate and optimize data for carriers to run 5G networks within multi-vendor environments, has raised $32 million — funding that it will use to continue expanding it...
Tags: Verizon, Europe, Enterprise, Singapore, Funding, Israel, Samsung, Tech, Intel, Telecoms, Deutsche Telekom, Switzerland, Dallas, Carriers, Qualcomm, 5g


iPhone 12 Said to be Facing Severe Shortage of Power Management Chips

Apple is facing a severe shortage of vital power management chips for the iPhone 12, as well as other devices, according to Bloomberg. Bloomberg notes that power management is particularly important for the ‌iPhone 12‌ due to its additional camera features and 5G capabilities. Apple has multiple power management chip suppliers, as revealed by a recent teardown from iFixit. The iPhone 12 Pro uses a power management chip for the camera system from Texas Instruments, and an equivalent chip from...
Tags: Apple, Tim Cook, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Bloomberg.com, STMicroelectronics, Bloomberg Bloomberg, Iphone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, Power Management Chips