Snapdragon

Launched in 2007, Snapdragon is a family of system on a chip (SoC) semiconductor products targeting mobile phones. It’s designed and marketed by Qualcomm Technologies Inc. The first version of this SoC was known as QSD8250, which had the first 1GHz processor for mobile phones. Not just mobiles, Snapdragon semiconductors are also used in cars, wearable devices, and the line of products also includes Wi-Fi chips, mobile charging products and modems. In 2018, Snapdragon-based CPUs entered the PC market, when ASUS, HP and Lenovo started selling laptops containing the same. On May 11 2020, Qualcomm made an announcement about the upgraded version of Snapdragon 765G, the Snapdragon 768G 5G processor, which will mark its debut through the newly-announced Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition.

Timelines
Black Shark 3S, with 120Hz display, Snapdragon 865 chipset, launched

01 Aug 2020

Black Shark 3S, with 120Hz display, Snapdragon 865 chipset, launched

Xiaomi's sub-brand Black Shark has launched its latest gaming smartphone, the Black Shark 3S, in China. The flagship model comes as an upgrade to the Black Shark 3 that was announced in March this year.

Flipkart's 'Qualcomm Snapdragon Days' sale: Check out the best deals

22 Jul 2020

Flipkart's 'Qualcomm Snapdragon Days' sale: Check out the best deals

Flipkart's 'Qualcomm Snapdragon Days' sale is currently live with exciting deals available on popular Snapdragon-powered phones.

ASUS ROG Phone 3 to launch on July 22: Report

05 Jul 2020

ASUS ROG Phone 3 to launch on July 22: Report

Taiwanese tech giant ASUS, in association with Tencent, is set to unveil its flagship ROG Phone 3 on July 22, reported Mashdigi.

Motorola's affordable Moto G Fast, Moto E (2020) go official

06 Jun 2020

Motorola's affordable Moto G Fast, Moto E (2020) go official

Motorola has launched its latest budget-friendly smartphones, the Moto G Fast and Moto E (2020), in the US.

Redmi 8, Note 8, 8A Dual have become costlier

15 May 2020

Redmi 8, Note 8, 8A Dual have become costlier

Following the recent price-hike after GST revision, Xiaomi has once again increased the prices of the Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8, and Redmi 8A Dual smartphones in India.

Europe: Black Shark 3-series to be launched on May 8

01 May 2020

Europe: Black Shark 3-series to be launched on May 8

Xiaomi's sub-brand Black Shark has announced that its flagship gaming smartphones, the Black Shark 3 and Black Shark 3 Pro, will go on sale in Europe on May 8. To recall, the handsets were launched in China in March this year.

Galaxy M01 feature roundup: Samsung's upcoming entry-level offering

30 Apr 2020

Galaxy M01 feature roundup: Samsung's upcoming entry-level offering

As an addition to its wallet-friendly Galaxy M series smartphones, Samsung is working to launch the Galaxy M01 in the coming weeks.

Soon, HTC's blockchain phone will let you mine cryptocurrency

30 Apr 2020

Soon, HTC's blockchain phone will let you mine cryptocurrency

HTC's Exodus line of smartphones, aimed at cryptocurrency users, is set to get the ability to mine digital coins.

Motorola Edge+, with 108MP camera, to debut on April 22

14 Apr 2020

Motorola Edge+, with 108MP camera, to debut on April 22

Motorola is all set to launch its flagship Edge+ smartphone on April 22. The Lenovo-owned company has teased the arrival of the phone from its official Twitter handle.

GST effect: These Nokia smartphones have become costlier in India

04 Apr 2020

GST effect: These Nokia smartphones have become costlier in India

With the recent hike in the GST rates on smartphones from 12% to 18%, HMD Global has followed the footsteps of other OEMs to increase the prices of Nokia smartphones.

Vivo Y50 to come with punch-hole display, Snapdragon 665 chipset

04 Apr 2020

Vivo Y50 to come with punch-hole display, Snapdragon 665 chipset

As an addition to its budget-friendly Y series, Chinese tech giant Vivo is gearing up to launch the Y50 smartphone sometime soon.

Samsung launches the 512GB storage variant of Galaxy S10 Lite

28 Feb 2020

Samsung launches the 512GB storage variant of Galaxy S10 Lite

Samsung has launched the 512GB storage variant of its premium S10 Lite smartphone in India at Rs. 44,999.

Motorola Edge+ specifications tipped: 90Hz curved display, Snapdragon 865 chipset

25 Feb 2020

Motorola Edge+ specifications tipped: 90Hz curved display, Snapdragon 865 chipset

Motorola is working on a new flagship smartphone that is expected to be launched as Motorola Edge+. The phone's name was first tipped by Evan Blass last month, and now, its specifications have been leaked.

Xiaomi Mi 10 can solve Rubik's cube in two seconds

11 Feb 2020

Xiaomi Mi 10 can solve Rubik's cube in two seconds

Xiaomi is gearing up to unveil its next flagship devices, the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro, in China.

POCO X2 will arrive as rebranded Redmi K30, confirms leak

30 Jan 2020

POCO X2 will arrive as rebranded Redmi K30, confirms leak

The upcoming POCO X2 will indeed arrive as a rebranded version of Xiaomi's Redmi K30, a fresh leak has confirmed.

Amazon Great Indian Sale: Best deals on top-selling smartphones

17 Jan 2020

Amazon Great Indian Sale: Best deals on top-selling smartphones

Amazon has announced the next edition of Great Indian Sale on its platform.

OnePlus 8 Pro spotted on Geekbench, key specifications revealed

13 Jan 2020

OnePlus 8 Pro spotted on Geekbench, key specifications revealed

As an upgrade to the OnePlus 7 Pro, the Chinese tech giant OnePlus is all set to launch the OnePlus 8 Pro sometime in mid-2020.

#TechBytes: Top 5 smartphones with 64MP main camera

12 Jan 2020

#TechBytes: Top 5 smartphones with 64MP main camera

2019 was nothing less than eventful for smartphone lovers, especially for mobile photography enthusiasts.

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite to be launched on January 23

11 Jan 2020

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite to be launched on January 23

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite, the more affordable version of the flagship Galaxy S10 smartphone, which was announced recently is all set to be launched in India on January 23.

Realme 5i v/s Redmi Note 8: Which one is better?

10 Jan 2020

Realme 5i v/s Redmi Note 8: Which one is better?

Expanding its portfolio of budget smartphones, Realme recently launched the Realme 5i in India. It headlines a versatile quad rear camera, a hefty 5,000mAh battery, a capable mid-range Snapdragon chipset, and a premium-looking modern design.

Top deals on popular smartphones of 2019

05 Jan 2020

Top deals on popular smartphones of 2019

If you're planning to gift yourself or someone a premium smartphone this new year, this might interest you.

Mi Super Sale: Top deals on best-selling Xiaomi smartphones

03 Jan 2020

Mi Super Sale: Top deals on best-selling Xiaomi smartphones

In an attempt to ramp up sales, Chinese tech giant Xiaomi is hosting Mi Super Sale on its platform, which kicked-off on January 1 and will be live till January 8.

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

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).

Flipkart's 'Qualcomm Snapdragon Days' Sale: Check out the top deals

29 Dec 2019

Flipkart's 'Qualcomm Snapdragon Days' Sale: Check out the top deals

Flipkart's "Qualcomm Snapdragon Days" sale is currently live with attractive deals available on popular Snapdragon-powered smartphones.

Redmi Note 8 Pro bricking for some people: Here's why

18 Dec 2019

Redmi Note 8 Pro bricking for some people: Here's why

A few weeks back, Xiaomi unveiled its super-impressive Redmi Note 8 Pro in the Indian market.

Vivo V17 to be launched in India next month: Report

25 Nov 2019

Vivo V17 to be launched in India next month: Report

Vivo V17, the global version of the Vivo S1 Pro, which went official in Russia today, is likely to be launched in India in December, according to 91Mobiles.

These Nokia smartphones have become cheaper in India

18 Nov 2019

These Nokia smartphones have become cheaper in India

If you're planning to buy a new premium smartphone that offers pure Android experience, then this might be a good time.

#LeakPeek: OnePlus 8 Pro to feature 120Hz AMOLED display

09 Nov 2019

#LeakPeek: OnePlus 8 Pro to feature 120Hz AMOLED display

While OnePlus did spearhead the trend of 90Hz displays on smartphones, the Shenzhen-based tech giant is now looking to go a step further.

OPPO K5, with 64MP quad rear cameras, goes official

10 Oct 2019

OPPO K5, with 64MP quad rear cameras, goes official

Alongside the flagship Reno Ace, Chinese tech giant OPPO has also introduced the mid-ranger K5 in its home country.

Redmi 8 launched in India, price starts at Rs. 7,999

09 Oct 2019

Redmi 8 launched in India, price starts at Rs. 7,999

After a bunch of teasers and leaks, Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has launched the Redmi 8 in India.

Redmi 8 to launch on October 9 in India

03 Oct 2019

Redmi 8 to launch on October 9 in India

Chinese tech giant Xiaomi is all set to launch the Redmi 8 smartphone in India.

Vivo announces price cuts on these Y series smartphones

01 Oct 2019

Vivo announces price cuts on these Y series smartphones

In a bid to boost sales, Vivo is offering massive discounts on its budget-friendly Y series smartphones in India.

Galaxy A70s arrives as Samsung's first smartphone with 64MP camera

28 Sep 2019

Galaxy A70s arrives as Samsung's first smartphone with 64MP camera

Expanding its portfolio of premium mid-range smartphones, South Korean tech giant Samsung has launched the Galaxy A70s in India.

Flipkart sale: These Google phones will get Rs. 10,000 discount

25 Sep 2019

Flipkart sale: These Google phones will get Rs. 10,000 discount

Are you planning to buy a new premium smartphone? Well, here is an unmissable deal for you.

Samsung Galaxy A20s, with triple rear cameras, goes official

24 Sep 2019

Samsung Galaxy A20s, with triple rear cameras, goes official

As an upgrade to the Galaxy A20, Samsung has launched the Galaxy A20s.

OPPO A9 2020, featuring 48MP camera, to launch on September-10

05 Sep 2019

OPPO A9 2020, featuring 48MP camera, to launch on September-10

Chinese tech giant OPPO is all set to launch the A9 2020 in India.

Amazon Sale: Discounts and offers on best-selling smartphones

28 Aug 2019

Amazon Sale: Discounts and offers on best-selling smartphones

Taking on Flipkart's Month-End Mobiles Fest, Amazon has announced Fab Phones Fest sale.

Realme 5 to go on sale in India tomorrow

26 Aug 2019

Realme 5 to go on sale in India tomorrow

Realme 5, the recently-launched budget-range smartphone by Realme, is all set to go on sale in India.

Realme 3 Pro gets Rs. 1,000 price-cut in India

20 Aug 2019

Realme 3 Pro gets Rs. 1,000 price-cut in India

Chinese tech giant Realme has reduced the prices of its mid-range Realme 3 Pro smartphone in India.

Meizu 16s Pro to go official on August 28

15 Aug 2019

Meizu 16s Pro to go official on August 28

Expanding its portfolio of smartphones, Chinese tech giant Meizu is all set to launch the 16s Pro smartphone in its home country on August 28.