Samsung reportedly ditches Snapdragon 810 for Exynos 7420 to compete with Qualcomm

According to past reports, Samsung ditched its plans to use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 64-bit octa-core processor for the Galaxy S6 due to overheating issues. A new report, however, is saying that Samsung has another reason for using its own Exynos 7420 in place of the Snapdragon 810. It is reportedly planning to compete with the chip […]

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 Mystery Samsung smartphone with 5.5-inch 1080p screen and Snapdragon 801 CPU spotted

A mystery Samsung-made device has been spotted in not just only one source but two. It has been spotted in India’s import-export database Zauba and on Samsung’s website via the device’s user agent profile. Zauba’s records has been an excellent source of information on yet to be unveiled devices. Today’s leak reveals that the Korean tech giant […]

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 Qualcomm adds Cat. 9 LTE support to Snapdragon 810

Qualcomm has just announced that the Snapdragon 810 CPU will support LTE Category 9 Carrier Aggregation connectivity. This will allow devices with the 64-bit octa-core processor under the hood to enjoy up to 450 Mbps of download speeds on an LTE network. The Snapdragon 810 is rumoured to be on board the Samsung Galaxy S6, […]

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 Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with Snapdragon 810 gets benchmarked

Just this week, we came across reports claiming Samsung was testing another version of the Galaxy Note 4 that had a Snapdragon 810 CPU under the hood. Currently, the phablet is available in two variants: one with a Snapdragon 805, while the other sports an Exynos 7 Octa. Now the device with Qualcomm’s most powerful processor […]

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 Qualcomm reportedly having issues with another chip – the Snapdragon 615

Last week, we came across news that Qualcomm was having problems with the Snapdragon 810, Qualcomm’s 64-bit octa-core processor with a Cat. 10 LTE modem. According to reports, the chip maker was having serious problems with overheating, GPU drivers failing, and RAM controller issues. This threatened the launch of upcoming flagships such as the Samsung […]

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 First smartphone with 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 810 on board can be yours for around £500

The first smartphone with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor under the hood is here. Say hello to the Snapdragon MDP Smartphone. Not only does this beast come with the most powerful processor Qualcomm has to offer, it also comes with 4GB of RAM and a 6.17-inch Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) screen. […]

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 NVIDIA looks to ban Samsung devices such as the Galaxy Note 4 in the US

The ITC (US International Trade Commission) has opened an investigation against Samsung and chip maker Qualcomm after fellow chip maker NVIDIA complained that certain Galaxy devices infringe on its GPU patents. In a press release, NVIDIA announced: U.S. International Trade Commission Opens Investigation Into Samsung Product Infringement Of NVIDIA GPU Patents Complaints Filed in ITC, District […]

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 The LG G3 is a smartphone that ‘wants to get to know you,’ according to Qualcomm

The LG G3 has a Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor under the hood. Aside from sporting this powerful processor, Qualcomm says that it also “wants to get to know you.” Qualcomm writes on its official blog: Introducing the LG G3, the South Korean manufacturer’s latest flagship device. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and running Android 4.4.2 KitKat; […]

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