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.

26 May 2023


Motorola Edge 40 v/s POCO F5: Which smartphone is better

The Motorola Edge 40 has been introduced in the Indian market for Rs. 29,999. At this price point, the handset takes on the POCO F5, which recently went on sale in the country.

28 Apr 2023


Vivo X90 Pro v/s Samsung S23 Ultra: Which is better

The Vivo X90 Pro has been announced in India. The flagship phone bears a 120Hz AMOLED screen, powerful cameras, MediaTek's top-end SoC, the latest RAM/storage formats, and wired as well as wireless fast-charging.

Samsung S23 Ultra's GPU performance puts S22 Ultra to shame

The integrated graphics processing unit on the Galaxy S23 Ultra has outperformed S22 Ultra's iGPU.

20 Jan 2023

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Qualcomm Snapdragon Digital Chassis previews the future of automotive industry

Technology giant Qualcomm has unveiled the Snapdragon Digital Chassis concept vehicle at the Las Vegas Convention Center in the US.

06 Jan 2023

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How Qualcomm is bringing satellite-based messaging to Android smartphones

Qualcomm announced at CES 2023 that it is readying a satellite-based two-way messaging service for Android smartphones and other tech products.

28 Dec 2022


Samsung announces Qualcomm-powered Galaxy Book2 Pro 360: Check price, features

Samsung has announced a new version of the Galaxy Book2 Pro 360.

16 Nov 2022

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

How will Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset improve Android smartphones

Qualcomm introduced its latest chipset, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, at the Snapdragon Summit 2022.

03 Oct 2022

Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio's 4G-enabled JioBook laptop to cost nearly Rs. 15,000

Reliance Jio is gearing up to launch a new JioBook laptop in India soon, according to Reuters. The device will be priced at nearly Rs. 15,000 and have an embedded 4G SIM card.

01 Dec 2021

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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.

10 Nov 2021

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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.

27 Oct 2021

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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.

06 Sep 2021


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.

09 Jul 2021

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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).

26 Mar 2021


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.

24 Mar 2021


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.

31 Jan 2021


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.

14 Jan 2021


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.

02 Dec 2020


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.

28 Oct 2020


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.

28 Oct 2020

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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.

21 Oct 2020

Mukesh Ambani

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.

14 Aug 2020


#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.

26 Jul 2020


#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.

03 May 2020


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.

02 May 2020


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.

12 Apr 2020


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.

09 Apr 2020


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.

29 Mar 2020


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

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

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.

06 Mar 2020

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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.

29 Feb 2020


Microsoft's Surface Duo will let you 'peek' at notifications

Microsoft's Surface Duo, the Android-based phone we saw last year, lacks an external screen for showing notifications. However, the company is making up for this by allowing you to 'peek' at call alerts and notifications.

04 Feb 2020

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Vivo TWS Earphone could be launched in India by March

Vivo is gearing up to expand its product portfolio in India, by launching its TWS Earphone, the company's very own truly wireless earbuds.

02 Feb 2020


Key specifications of Sony Xperia 5 Plus leaked

Sony is likely to unveil its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia 5 Plus (also referred to as Xperia 1.1) at this year's Mobile World Congress on February 24 in Barcelona.

27 Jan 2020

HMD Global

Nokia 9.2's launch details tipped, will come with "great cameras"

HMD Global is working on Nokia 9.2, a flagship smartphone that would be launched later this year as a sequel to the camera-centric Nokia 9 PureView.

04 Jan 2020


Samsung to unveil Galaxy S20, Fold 2 on February 11

Samsung's Galaxy S20-series (or Galaxy S11-series, as it was called before) and the Motorola RAZR-like Galaxy Fold 2, will be unveiled early next month.

30 Dec 2019


Samsung could launch Galaxy S11-series, Fold 2 on February 11

Samsung's flagship Galaxy S11 series, which could be named as Galaxy S20, as well as the new clamshell-like foldable phone, the Galaxy Fold 2, would be launched on February 11, according to a new report (via 91Mobiles).

20 Dec 2019

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 v/s 855: What has improved?

Recently, Qualcomm has launched its latest flagship Snapdragon 865 chipset as a successor to the last year's Snapdragon 855 mobile platform.

07 Dec 2019


Snapdragon 865's Geekbench scores are out, and they look promising

Qualcomm's latest mobile chipset, the Snapdragon 865, is touted to be upto 25% faster than the Snapdragon 855 (not 855 Plus) and that claim seems to be true.

01 Nov 2019


OnePlus 8, 8 Pro to launch in mid-2020

After a sneak-peek at the early looks of the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro, and knowing how different they will be from the OnePlus 7 series, we now have an idea about their launch timeline.