Articles about Qualcomm

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.

Everything to know about new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor

01 Dec 2021

Technology
Everything to know about new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor

Qualcomm has unveiled its latest flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset as the "most advanced 5G mobile platform" for next-generation premium Android smartphones.

Here are the smartphones expected to feature Snapdragon 898 chipset

10 Nov 2021

Technology
Here are the smartphones expected to feature Snapdragon 898 chipset

Qualcomm is all set to introduce its next-generation Snapdragon processor, which is rumored to be called Snapdragon 898, on November 30.

JioPhone Next launched at Rs. 6,499: How to buy it

29 Oct 2021

Technology
JioPhone Next launched at Rs. 6,499: How to buy it

Aimed at first-time smartphone buyers, Reliance Jio's JioPhone Next has been launched in India. It carries a price-tag of Rs. 6,499 but as part of a financing offer, you can pay Rs. 1,999 upfront and rest will be payable as EMI over 18- or 24-months.

Qualcomm announces four new processors for mid-range and entry-level smartphones

27 Oct 2021

Technology
Qualcomm announces four new processors for mid-range and entry-level smartphones

Qualcomm has introduced four new mobile processors that will power future mid-tier and entry-level smartphones.

Pixel 3, 3XL devices bricking unexpectedly, users complain

06 Sep 2021

Technology
Pixel 3, 3XL devices bricking unexpectedly, users complain

Ahead of the highly-anticipated launch of the Pixel 5, Google's Pixel brand has begun garnering some unwanted attention. Users on Google's IssueTracker, its support forums, and on Reddit say that the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL have started "bricking" with no prior warning or indication.

Qualcomm launches its first-ever smartphone at Rs. 1.12 lakh

09 Jul 2021

Technology
Qualcomm launches its first-ever smartphone at Rs. 1.12 lakh

Qualcomm, in collaboration with ASUS, has launched its first smartphone, called the 'Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders' at $ 1,499 (roughly Rs. 1,12,200).

Xiaomi and OPPO might soon launch in-house processors

10 Apr 2021

Technology
Xiaomi and OPPO might soon launch in-house processors

Xiaomi and OPPO are developing in-house processors for smartphones which the companies will introduce between late 2021 and early 2022, reports DigiTimes.

Qualcomm is reportedly developing an Android-based Nintendo Switch lookalike

26 Mar 2021

Technology
Qualcomm is reportedly developing an Android-based Nintendo Switch lookalike

Popular smartphone chip manufacturer Qualcomm could be planning to enter the handheld gaming devices market with a hardware offering.

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple Card isn't sexist after all, and more

24 Mar 2021

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: Apple Card isn't sexist after all, and more

Back in 2019, prominent Silicon Valley millionaires accused a credit card of being sexist, because their wives were given lower credit limits compared to them.

iPhone 13 could combine in-display fingerprint sensor with Face ID

31 Jan 2021

Technology
iPhone 13 could combine in-display fingerprint sensor with Face ID

Apple continues its trend of being a couple of years behind the curve. After having its Face ID gambit ruined by face masks, the iPhone maker finally seems ready to give in to consumer demand for in-display fingerprint scanning.

Qualcomm buys chip design firm founded by former Apple engineers

14 Jan 2021

Business
Qualcomm buys chip design firm founded by former Apple engineers

Not long after Apple shook the computing space with it prodigious M1 chip, Qualcomm has lapped up a chip design firm founded two years ago by former Apple engineers.

OnePlus may have two new smartwatches coming, and then some

10 Jan 2021

Technology
OnePlus may have two new smartwatches coming, and then some

With the OnePlus Health app going live for early access on the Google Play Store, developers and enthusiasts are already ripping into the code and digging around for clues. Apparently, there is a lot to discover.

Mi 11 will come with the latest Snapdragon 888 chipset

02 Dec 2020

Technology
Mi 11 will come with the latest Snapdragon 888 chipset

Xiaomi is expected to announce its flagship Mi 11 model sometime in January 2021. In the latest development, the company's CEO Lei Jun has revealed that the handset will be powered by the newly-announced Snapdragon 888 chipset.

LG Velvet Dual Screen available for pre-ordering via Flipkart

07 Nov 2020

Technology
LG Velvet Dual Screen available for pre-ordering via Flipkart

LG's recently-launched Velvet model is up for pre-ordering in India via Flipkart and it will be released on November 12, according to the e-commerce giant.

LG Velvet launched in India, prices start at Rs. 37,000

28 Oct 2020

Technology
LG Velvet launched in India, prices start at Rs. 37,000

As the latest addition to its portfolio of premium smartphones, LG has launched the LG Velvet in India.

Realme C15 Qualcomm Edition tipped to arrive as Realme C15s

28 Oct 2020

Technology
Realme C15 Qualcomm Edition tipped to arrive as Realme C15s

Realme is working to launch a Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered variant of its budget-friendly C15 model in India in the company days.

Jio and Qualcomm begin 5G trials, achieve 1 Gbps speed

21 Oct 2020

Technology
Jio and Qualcomm begin 5G trials, achieve 1 Gbps speed

In a new development, Mukesh Ambani-led Jio Platforms Ltd. has announced its 5G plans in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies.

Microsoft launches Surface Laptop Go and Surface Pro X models

02 Oct 2020

Technology
Microsoft launches Surface Laptop Go and Surface Pro X models

Microsoft has launched an upgraded version of the Surface Pro X and a new entry-level Surface Laptop Go in the US.

#Review: Mivi DuoPods M80, feature-packed TWS buds at affordable price

14 Aug 2020

Technology
#Review: Mivi DuoPods M80, feature-packed TWS buds at affordable price

Homegrown electronics brand Mivi has expanded its product portfolio with a new pair of truly wireless earbuds - the DuoPods M80.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok plans to sue Trump administration, and more

10 Aug 2020

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok plans to sue Trump administration, and more

Over the weekend, TikTok was reported to be planning legal action against Trump administration.

Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: Is it Samsung's best smartphone yet?

06 Aug 2020

Technology
Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: Is it Samsung's best smartphone yet?

Samsung has unveiled the all-new Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra models. The latter comes as an expensive, zero-compromise handset with all the bells and whistles you would expect from a 2020 flagship.

NewsBytes Briefing: Google extends work from home and more

28 Jul 2020

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: Google extends work from home and more

A lot has happened in the world of technology since last evening.

#WeeklyRecap: OnePlus Nord launch, massive VPN leak, Garmin's outage, more

26 Jul 2020

Technology
#WeeklyRecap: OnePlus Nord launch, massive VPN leak, Garmin's outage, more

This week, a number of developments were noted, especially in the consumer technology category.

#TechBytes: Latest flagship smartphones fueled by Snapdragon 865+ chipset

26 Jul 2020

Technology
#TechBytes: Latest flagship smartphones fueled by Snapdragon 865+ chipset

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 865+ as an improved version of its flagship mobile processor, the Snapdragon 865, recently. The Plus version offers up to 10% better CPU and GPU performance as compared to its predecessor.

Google likely to invest $4 billion in Reliance's Jio Platforms

14 Jul 2020

Business
Google likely to invest $4 billion in Reliance's Jio Platforms

After several major conglomerates and foreign funds, technology giant Google is mulling an investment in Reliance Industries' Jio Platforms.

Mukesh Ambani becomes 6th richest person in the world

14 Jul 2020

Business
Mukesh Ambani becomes 6th richest person in the world

After a massive fund-raising spree of Jio Platforms, Indian business magnate Mukesh Ambani has become the sixth-richest person in the world.

Tech Briefing: Apple pays $1bn penalty, Google invests in India

14 Jul 2020

Technology
Tech Briefing: Apple pays $1bn penalty, Google invests in India

A lot happened in the technology world when you were sleeping.

Redmi K30 Racing Edition, with Snapdragon 768G, goes official

11 May 2020

Technology
Redmi K30 Racing Edition, with Snapdragon 768G, goes official

As part of its Redmi K30 series, Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has launched a new Redmi K30 Racing Edition smartphone in China. It arrives as the first phone to feature Qualcomm's latest 5G-ready Snapdragon 768G processor.

Best 5G smartphones with flagship Snapdragon 865 processor

03 May 2020

Technology
Best 5G smartphones with flagship Snapdragon 865 processor

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 865 chipset is currently the preferred choice for all smartphone makers that plan to launch a high-end flagship phone.

Samsung's Note 20, Fold 2 to be launched around August-September

02 May 2020

Technology
Samsung's Note 20, Fold 2 to be launched around August-September

In the latest earnings report, Samsung has confirmed that its Mobile Communications Business aims to strengthen its product line-up by introducing "new premium models" in the second half of the year despite uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Samsung Note 20, Fold 2 could be launched in August

12 Apr 2020

Technology
Samsung Note 20, Fold 2 could be launched in August

Samsung is still positive about launching its next batch of flagship phones, the Galaxy Note 20 and Fold 2, in August despite growing concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic.

TCL 10 series smartphones launched with HDR screens, multiple cameras

09 Apr 2020

Technology
TCL 10 series smartphones launched with HDR screens, multiple cameras

Chinese tech giant TCL has launched three new affordable smartphones in its latest TCL 10 series. The line-up includes a premium 10 Pro model, a 5G-enabled handset called 10 5G, and a budget-friendly 10L variant.

OnePlus 8 series won't cross $1,000 price tag, confirms CEO

05 Apr 2020

Technology
OnePlus 8 series won't cross $1,000 price tag, confirms CEO

The upcoming OnePlus 8 series will not cost more than $1,000 (roughly Rs. 76,000), CEO Pete Lau has confirmed to Business Insider.

OnePlus 8 Pro leak reveals "Ultramarine blue" and other variants

02 Apr 2020

Technology
OnePlus 8 Pro leak reveals "Ultramarine blue" and other variants

Just days after bringing us the color variants of the regular OnePlus 8, tipster Ronald Quandt has revealed all the shades we shall see on the Pro version.

OnePlus 8 series to be launched on April 14

30 Mar 2020

Technology
OnePlus 8 series to be launched on April 14

OnePlus's new batch of flagship phones, the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, will be launched in India on April 14, according to an official tweet from the company.

#LeakPeek: OnePlus 8 to come in these three color variants

30 Mar 2020

Technology
#LeakPeek: OnePlus 8 to come in these three color variants

OnePlus's upcoming flagship phone, the OnePlus 8, will come in at least three new color variants.

Xiaomi Mi True Wireless Earphones 2, Mi AIoT Router launched

29 Mar 2020

Technology
Xiaomi Mi True Wireless Earphones 2, Mi AIoT Router launched

Alongside the Mi TV 4S 65-inch and Mi Air Purifier 3H, Xiaomi has also launched the Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 and Mi AIoT Router in Europe.

Qualcomm introduces new chipsets and audio tech for wireless earbuds

27 Mar 2020

Technology
Qualcomm introduces new chipsets and audio tech for wireless earbuds

Qualcomm has introduced a couple of new processors and audio technologies that will improve the connectivity, sound quality, and battery life in some of the upcoming truly wireless earbuds.

Montblanc Smart Headphones, Summit 2+ smartwatch launched: Specs, features, price

11 Mar 2020

Technology
Montblanc Smart Headphones, Summit 2+ smartwatch launched: Specs, features, price

Montblanc, known for its luxury writing instruments and leather goods, has expanded its portfolio of tech products with a Summit 2+ smartwatch and Smart Headphones.

Moto G8, with punch-hole design and triple rear cameras, launched

06 Mar 2020

Technology
Moto G8, with punch-hole design and triple rear cameras, launched

Expanding its portfolio of smartphones, Lenovo-owned Motorola has launched the budget-friendly Moto G8 smartphone.

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