Tag: Chipset

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 chipset does not exist, but what does the Pixel 2...

For Qualcomm’s top-of-the-line chipset, we have the Snapdragon 835 which is seen on a lot of flagship smartphones and phablets that came out mid-2017....

MediaTek launches Helio P23, P30 midrange chipsets with a lot of oomph

As the flagship smartphones bump their price range up and up (we’re looking at you, Samsung and Apple), there are a lot more arguments...

Qualcomm to embed depth sensing camera technology to upcoming chipsets

For smartphones to have depth-of-field capabilities, manufacturers have to do one of two things – either use lasers for detecting depth like in the...

Qualcomm to launch Snapdragon 450 chipset for lower midrange devices

Qualcomm seems to be planning an upgrade to its current lower tier chipsets, namely the Snapdragon 400 series. There is evidence that the chipmakers...

Google hires ex-Apple chipmaker, plans to produce own chips

Google is thinking forward, and this is where they really want to be going – to create their own chips for greater security and...

Is Samsung developing a custom GPU for its own mobile devices?

With Samsung also in the chipset business, it was probably expected that they would develop their own GPU (graphics processing unit) for mobile devices,...

LG, Qualcomm strike a deal to power the LG G7 with the Snapdragon 845

It seems that LG is still smarting from the fact that their flagship this year – the LG G6 – didn’t get to experience...

Mysterious ASUS tablet features 12-core processor, shows up at GFXBench

Lots of new and unreleased devices show up in the databases of benchmarking apps as manufacturers frequently use these apps to gauge real world...

Exynos-powered Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has better numbers than Snapdragon-powered variant

We’re just over a week away from the scheduled unveiling of Samsung’s much hyped new flagship – the Samsung Galaxy S8 – and we...

Foundries report low yields for 10 nm chips, schedules could be pushed back

You’ve been hearing about the 10 nanometer FinFET process that was started last year by Samsung and has been the trend with chip manufacturers...

Samsung aims to put new Exynos 9 chips in standalone VR headsets

At the MWC 2017, the three major chipmakers have all peddled their latest wares – MediaTek offers the deca-core Helio X30, Qualcomm offers the...

MediaTek takes covers off Helio X30 chipset, gives premium processing power

It’s time to meet the next generation flagship chipset from MediaTek which they are launching at the ongoing MWC 2017, following the steps of...