Qualcomm: News

Qualcomm is an American multinational corporation based in San Diego, California. It creates semiconductors, wireless technology-related services, and software. The company was founded in 1985 by Irwin Jacobs and former Linkabit employees as a contract research and development center for government and defence projects. It manufactures system-on-chips (mobile processors) under the ‘Snapdragon’ name and has launched a mobile, ‘Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders’ in 2021.

12 Jun 2024


MediaTek to launch ARM-based chip for Windows PCs in 2025

MediaTek, a leading Taiwanese chip design company, is reportedly in the process of creating an ARM-based processor for Windows PCs.

10 Jun 2024


Intel CEO dismisses ARM rumors, reaffirms commitment to x86 architecture

Pat Gelsinger, CEO of Intel, has stated that the ARM architecture is not yet advanced enough to compete with the versatility of the x86 architecture.

02 Jun 2024


Realme GT7 Pro to boast an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner

Realme is anticipated to launch the GT7 Pro by the end of this year.

22 May 2024

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Realme GT 6T debuts with Snapdragon 7+ Gen 3 SoC

Realme has launched its gaming-centric smartphone, the GT 6T, in India today.

20 May 2024


Microsoft announces AI-driven Copilot+ PCs: Faster than MacBook Air M3?

Microsoft has unveiled its latest innovation, the AI-driven Copilot+ PCs, at a pre-Build 2024 event.

20 May 2024


Microsoft to showcase AI advancements at Build 2024 conference

Microsoft's annual Build developer conference is scheduled to take place from May 21-23, 2024.

12 May 2024

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Qualcomm's upcoming flagship SoC set to deliver superior graphics performance

Qualcomm's forthcoming flagship System on a Chip (SoC), the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4, is anticipated to offer exceptional graphics performance.

12 May 2024


Realme GT 6T's pricing leaked prior to Indian launch

Realme has announced plans to introduce a new device, the Realme GT 6T.

09 May 2024


US government bars Intel, Qualcomm from selling chips to Huawei

The United States government has revoked licenses that permitted Intel and Qualcomm to sell chips to Huawei Technologies, per the Financial Times.

26 Apr 2024


OnePlus 13 to sport ultrasonic fingerprint scanner, 2K display

OnePlus's next-gen flagship phone, the OnePlus 13, is months away from its launch, but the tech world is abuzz with speculation about it.

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 4 earbuds launched in India

Sennheiser has introduced its latest premium earbuds, the Momentum True Wireless 4, in the Indian market.

09 Apr 2024


Microsoft's AI PCs poised to challenge Apple's MacBook Air

Microsoft is preparing to reveal its cutting-edge AI PCs at a Seattle event next month.

08 Apr 2024


TSMC secures $6.6 billion US subsidy for Arizona chip plant

The US government has granted a $6.6 billion subsidy to US unit of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).

03 Apr 2024


 iQOO 12 Desert Red Anniversary Edition debuts at ₹53,000 

iQOO, marking its fourth anniversary in India, has introduced the iQOO 12 Desert Red Anniversary Edition.

27 Mar 2024


Google unveils Chrome browser for Snapdragon-backed Windows laptops

Google has launched a new iteration of its Chrome browser, specifically tailored for Windows laptops running on Qualcomm Snapdragon processors.

26 Mar 2024


Google, Intel, Qualcomm join forces to counter NVIDIA's AI supremacy

A formidable alliance of leading tech corporations, including Intel, Google, Arm, Qualcomm, and Samsung, has emerged to contest NVIDIA's supremacy in the artificial intelligence (AI) market.

22 Mar 2024

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Qualcomm promises game compatibility for future Snapdragon-powered Windows laptops

Qualcomm has made a commitment that future Snapdragon-equipped Windows laptops will support existing games.

19 Mar 2024


Microsoft to host AI event in May: What to expect

Microsoft has unveiled plans to hold an exclusive AI event on the morning of May 20, just before the commencement of Build 2024.

18 Mar 2024


Qualcomm's latest chip brings on-device generative AI to mid-tier smartphones 

Qualcomm has unveiled its latest creation, the Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 processor. The new chipset is designed to provide a premium experience at a more budget-friendly price.

16 Mar 2024


Motorola's upcoming phone will use Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 processor

Motorola, a Lenovo-owned brand, has begun hinting at the launch of its latest smartphone in India on April 3.

11 Mar 2024

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Gautam Adani, Qualcomm CEO discuss India's potential in semiconductors, AI

Gautam Adani, head of Adani Group has discussed India's possibilities in semiconductors, AI, and mobility with his counterpart at Qualcomm, Cristiano Amon.

11 Mar 2024

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Qualcomm to unveil flagship Snapdragon chip on March 18

Qualcomm is gearing up for a March 18 event in China, where it will unveil the latest flagship Snapdragon chip, the Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 (SM8635) SoC.

27 Feb 2024

Mobile World Congress

App-less future: This concept smartphone uses AI to perform tasks

Smartphones commonly rely on apps for various purposes, including messaging, social networking, gaming, and banking.

29 Jan 2024


Realme 12 Pro series launched in India at Rs. 26,000

Realme has launched its much-anticipated Realme 12 Pro series in India. The lineup includes two models: 12 Pro and 12 Pro+.

15 Jan 2024


Realme 12 Pro series to be launched on January 29

After a slew of teasers, Realme has finally revealed the launch date for its much-anticipated Realme 12 Pro series.

This app can turn smartwatches to PC mouse

Doublepoint Technologies has introduced an innovative gesture-detection app for Wear OS-powered smartwatches at CES 2024.

07 Jan 2024

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Qualcomm's new Rs. 177cr Chennai facility to create 1,600 jobs

Global semiconductor giant Qualcomm has announced plans for a new design center in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, with a proposed investment of Rs. 177.27 crore.

13 Dec 2023


Google, Meta, Qualcomm form coalition for open digital ecosystems

Google, Meta, Qualcomm, and seven other tech giants have teamed up to form the Coalition for Open Digital Ecosystems (CODE).

Qualcomm to support India's satellite navigation system in select chipsets

Qualcomm is partnering with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to integrate India's satellite navigation system, NavIC, into select upcoming chipsets.

25 Nov 2023


REDMAGIC 9 Pro goes global next month: Best features explained

Nubia's REDMAGIC division is at the forefront of gaming smartphones, known for its top-tier flagships.

21 Nov 2023


Nubia Red Magic 9 Pro to support 165W fast charging 

Nubia's upcoming flagship smartphone, the Red Magic 9 Pro, recently made waves on the AnTuTu platform, achieving a remarkable score of 22,90,773 points.

20 Nov 2023


Apple MacBook with in-house cellular modem may launch in 2028

Apple is reportedly working on creating its own custom modem for cellular MacBook models, with a potential release in 2028, as per Bloomberg's Mark Gurman.

17 Nov 2023

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Qualcomm's latest chipset brings AI features to mid-tier Android smartphones

Qualcomm has introduced its newest mid-tier mobile chipset, the Snapdragon 7 Gen 3. It is built using TSMC's 4nm process technology and boasts a 1+3+4 CPU configuration.

10 Nov 2023


OPPO is promising satellite connectivity for next Find X flagship

OPPO has announced that its forthcoming flagship smartphone, possibly the Find X7 Pro, will incorporate satellite communication capabilities.

10 Nov 2023


Satellite communication plans on Android dealt a blow: Here's why

Qualcomm's decision to sever ties with Iridium, a satellite communications firm, has dealt a significant blow to the prospects of satellite communication on Android smartphones.

08 Nov 2023


Samsung, Qualcomm oppose Centre's plans of live TV on phones

India is contemplating a policy that would require smartphone manufacturers to include hardware that would support live TV broadcasts, without relying on cellular networks.

06 Nov 2023


MediaTek Dimensity 9300's big GPU upgrades focus on AI, gaming

MediaTek has revealed its flagship Dimensity 9300 chipset, designed to rival Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 mobile platform.

05 Nov 2023

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Snapdragon 8 Gen 4's projected multi-core benchmark score above 10,000

Qualcomm's 2024-bound Snapdragon 8 Gen 4, based on the TSMC 3nm process, is set to revolutionize mobile technology.

02 Nov 2023


Samsung's S24 series to sport overclocked Snapdragon 8 Gen 3

Samsung's upcoming flagship devices in 2024, including the Galaxy S24 lineup, Flip6, and Fold6, are expected to be equipped with an overclocked Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset.

30 Oct 2023


Samsung Galaxy S24 enters production, launch expected in January: Report

Rumors are swirling that Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S24 lineup, which includes the Galaxy S24, S24+, and S24 Ultra, has entered production and is slated for a potential January 2024 release.

26 Oct 2023


Upcoming smartphones with Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset

Qualcomm has announced its latest top-tier Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. It promises a 30% boost in CPU performance, a 25% enhancement in GPU performance, and a 10% overall increase in energy efficiency.

25 Oct 2023


Vivo X100 series will be first to feature LPDDR5T RAM

Vivo is preparing to unveil its highly anticipated X100 series in China, and a new leak claims that this line-up will be the first to incorporate LPDDR5T RAM format.

25 Oct 2023


Qualcomm takes on Google's Tensor with its first-ever AI chip

At the Snapdragon Summit in Maui, Hawaii, Qualcomm unveiled its cutting-edge Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 mobile processor and the Snapdragon X Elite chip.

24 Oct 2023


OnePlus 12's display will be brighter than Pixel 8 Pro's

At the latest BOE conference event in China, OnePlus has given a sneak peek at its forthcoming flagship phone, the OnePlus 12, and revealed the device's display and chipset specifications to maintain the hype.

24 Oct 2023


NVIDIA, AMD plan to develop Arm-based PC chips by 2025

NVIDIA and AMD are said to be working on Arm-based CPUs for Windows PCs, with a potential release as soon as 2025, per Reuters.

09 Oct 2023


Apple iPhone 15 lineup houses Qualcomm's latest 5G modem

Apple's iPhone 15 series boasts Qualcomm's latest X70 modem, resulting in enhanced 5G performance.

07 Oct 2023


Samsung S24 Ultra to use only Snapdragon 8 Gen 3

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S24 Ultra is set to feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset across all markets, reported the Korean news outlet The Elec.

25 Sep 2023

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Qualcomm may launch two variants of Snapdragon 8 Gen 3

Qualcomm is gearing up for the Snapdragon Summit in Hawaii, where the semiconductor company may announce the highly anticipated Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset.

11 Sep 2023


Apple and Qualcomm extend 5G chip partnership until 2026

Apple has inked a new deal with Qualcomm to supply 5G chips for iPhones until at least 2026, extending their partnership after settling a legal battle in 2019.

27 Aug 2023


Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus might be a chipset game changer

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S24 Plus handset is generating huge buzz among tech enthusiasts.