Reports that Qualcomm is Planning Snapdragon 818 and Snapdragon 820 May Be False
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Qualcomm is known for its mobile processor lineup, the Snapdragon. Unfortunately, 2015 isn’t the best year for the company so far. Its high-end Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor has received some negative publications, while its predecessors, the Snapdragon 800 and Snapdragon S4 received well by the market. Qualcomm is known for its mobile processor lineup, the Snapdragon. Unfortunately, 2015 isn’t the …
Zopo C2 Offers Quad-Core Processor and Aliyun OS For Only $230
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Zopo is one of those rarely heard names in the smartphone industry. That is because its handsets are primarily delivered for Asian consumers. Also, with phones that suspiciously resembled HTC, LG and Samsung handsets, many have thought that Zopo is just another producer of clones. Finally, the company has delivered something unique that we won’t find anywhere else in the …
LG Optimus G2 May Have Snapdragon 800 Chip
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New rumors appear recently saying that the upcoming Optimus G2 may be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chip. A benchmarks result of a mysterious phone codenamed LG D801 shows that it uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8974 800 processor. LG hasn’t told us anything about a phone with this product number, so there’s a possibility that we are looking at …
Nvidia Tegra 4 May Outperform Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
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A recent report tells us that Nvidia’s new Tegra 4 SoC is more powerful than Qualcomm Snapdragon 800. Hardware analysts believe that the latter is comparable to the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro overclocked to 2.3GHz from 1.7GHz. Based on this estimation, the Nvidia Tegra 4 may beat out Qualcomm’s high-end chip rather easily. Obviously, this sounds less than solid evidences …
A Samsung Galaxy S4 Variant Appears on GLBenchmark Database
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After a long wait, finally we get the alleged benchmark result of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and this time, it comes from the GlBenchmark online database. Obviously, it’s not a good idea to take this too seriously due to some considerations. Codenamed Samsung SHV-E300S, this could be a Galaxy S4 model intended only for South Korean consumers. It is quite …
Qualcomm: Samsung is Misleading Consumers With Its 8-core Processor
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Qualcomm has recently reacted to Samsung’s latest mobile processor, the Exynos 5 Octa with its 8-core design. Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm’s CEO, argued that Samsung’s newest hardware platform is just a misleading publicity stunt. Other than Samsung, Nvidia, Huawei and Qualcomm had also announced their new mobile chips at CES 2013. Samsung stood out above others with its 8-core platform, while …
Mediatek Releases Low-Power, Low-Cost Quad-Core Processor
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The MT6589 may not be the first quad-core processor, but it is the first to be made in Cortex-A7’s image. The architecture is known for its low power profile and dual-SIM (dual active) capability. As such, processors based on Cortex-A7 are generally used for low-cost solutions. The Mediatek MT6589 is made using 28nm manufacturing process and it offers HSPA and …