Aukey announces chargers compatible with Qualcomm’s Charge 3.0

A little over a week since Qualcomm announced that Quick Charge 3.0 will be coming with Snapdragon 820, 620, 618, 617 and 430, charger-producing brand Aukey has also revealed that they are releasing their first “officially compatible charger” for the new technology. While there aren’t any devices available yet that will be able to use the full potential of these Charge 3.0 compatible chargers, there are still some benefits to having them around as early as now.

Improved Snapdragon 820 performance from reported Galaxy S7 benchmarks

Qualcomm has been working hard to make sure that its upcoming flagship chipset, the Snapdragon 820, will not suffer the same things its predecessor the Snapdragon 810 did. That is why we have gotten a veritable barrage of information about the features of the new chipset, set to be unveiled relatively soon. It was rumored that Samsung is helping Qualcomm test out the SD820, as the new chipset will most likely power the Samsung Galaxy S7 coming out next year. And if these new benchmarks are to be believed, the SD820 is progressing along just fine.

Qualcomm intros new Quick Charge 3.0 technology

The charging horizon has changed the past few years, thanks to the introduction of fast-charging and wireless technologies. One of the more popular today is the Qualcomm Quick Charge which has been used for several devices since the 1.0 version was released two year-ago. Quick Charge 2.0 soon followed the next year and it has greatly improved battery charging time by 75%.

Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon 617, 430 processors

Qualcomm is still the top chipmaker source of most OEMs today. Even if Samsung has stopped using Snapdragon on the flagships starting with the Galaxy S6, there are still some devices from the South Korean giant that uses processors from the company. There's even a new rumor going around the the Galaxy S7 might right on the Snapdragon 820. It may be too early to tell but Qualcomm is busy these days with its latest products-- the Snapdragon 617 and the Snapdragon 430.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 to feature X12 LTE, speediest WiFi

Qualcomm is going strong with the hype for its upcoming flagship system-on-a-chip (SoC) the Snapdragon 820. We’ve heard some good things about their new custom Kryo cores, the Hexagon 680 DSP for signal processing, and the new Adreno 530 GPU among others. Qualcomm is giving us one more reason to pick a flagship phone with an SD820 come Q1 of 2016, and it’s a good one – X12 LTE, the speediest data connection on a smartphone yet.

Galaxy S7 codenamed as Project Lucky, AnTuTu and Geekbench-marked already

The Samsung Galaxy S6 line may not be as successful in terms of sales as expected but the other variants (S6 edge and S6 edge+) have certainly caught our attention. The 2015 flagship phones will soon be replaced by the next model but that's still a few months from now . Of course, rumors can never be too early so allow us to entertain early information and leaks about what could be the Samsung Galaxy S7.

Sony using dual heat pipes in Xperia Z5 to counter heat

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 chipset feels like the unwanted child of the China-based brands hugely successful Snapdragon series mainly because of the bad rep it t got about overheating issues that usually affected performance in most devices. Now whether Qualcomm admits it or not, we’ve got some pretty convincing real world evidence that the Sony Xperia Z4/Z3+ experienced heavy throttling with its SD810 processor as tasks were repeated over and over, thus lowering the performance of the premium device. And now, the same chipset is present in the Sony Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Premium. Will the problems be the same?

Snapdragon 820-powered device scores a ridiculous 83,774 in AnTuTu

Ok, we all want to take this report with a grain of salt. But we have to admit, some part of us is unbelievably psyched as well. It’s not every day when you see a device totally destroy AnTuTu’s benchmarks, even if it is just a rumored one. This device is named the Green Orange X1 Pro, and it is supposedly sporting Qualcomm’s newest baby, the Snapdragon 820.

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 to use new Kryo CPU cores

Qualcomm has been slowly building up the hype for its next generation system on a chip (SoC), the Snapdragon 820. It has recently announced the Adreno 530 GPU to take care of the SD820’s graphics needs, the new Hexagon 680 DSP for data processing, and the new Smart Protect feature to help fight against malware. Today, we take a look at the new generation Kryo CPU cores that will run at the heart of the SD820, which will probably launch very, very soon.
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