officially announced the Snapdragon 410, ushering in the era of incorporated 4G LTE chipsets. This also takes a page from the Apple playbook, offering 64-bit technology and a snappy GPU. Interestingly, Qualcomm also notes that their 4G LTE will be a world phone, and points to China as a market prime for expansion.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 may be the high-end processor mobile users are looking to have power their handset at the moment, however a new top of the line has been announced this morning. Qualcomm has unveiled the Snapdragon 805 "Ultra HD" processor which will feature the an Adreno 420 GPU and is described as being the "first mobile processor to offer system-level Ultra HD support."
Cyanogen formed into a company recently and also announced a partnership with OPPO. The partnership news brought word of the OPPO N1 which will be available in two forms -- one that can easily have CyanogenMod installed and a limited edition model that will be running it out of the box. Well, it looks like Steve Kondik is also starting work on another handset, this one with an even faster processor.
Qualcomm, one of the leading system-on-chip manufacturers today, is continually working on improving its Adreno graphics chips, the fruits of which we may start seeing early next year.
Qualcomm's Snapdragon BatteryGuru app, now at version 2.0, seeks to help users do just that by not making them think about it at all.
Qualcomm has created something called the "Ultimate Photobooth" which is able to capture 540 degree GIFs. This setup makes use of 130 HTC One smartphones and is designed to show off the power of the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. In the case of the HTC One, that would be a quad-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon 600 processor.
HTC One Max, a 5.9-inch offering in their popular One family of products. Rumors have circulated regarding a fingerprint scanner on the rear of the device, though nothing official has been announced. Piecing a few bits of info together, it seems as though it just might happen, and be better than expected.