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Qualcomm’s New Snapdragon 865+ Platform Improves Connectivity & Boosts Gaming Performance

The Snapdragon 865+ is the first mobile SoC to break the 3GHz barrier. It supports both Sub-6Ghz and mmWave 5G when paired with the X55 modem. The…

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Vivo V19: Good Cameras, Appealing Design & Long Battery Life

Vivo V19 comes with quad rear and dual front cameras. The smartphone is armed with a 4,500mAh battery. Vivo has also bundled a 33W fast charger with…

HiSilicon’s Loss is Qualcomm’s Gain in High-end Segment

The smartphone application processor market is dominated by Qualcomm. The company maintains its lead in the market by catering to all smartphone…

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Qualcomm brings 5G Support, 120Hz Screen Refresh Rate and more to Budget Phones with Snapdragon 690 Mobile Platform

The Snapdragon 690 mobile platform is built on the 8nm node. The platform brings Sub-6Ghz 5G with support for both SA and NSA bands. Snapdragon 690…

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The Rise of ‘Affordable Premium’ in Korea’s Smartphone Market

Displacement of super-premium devices could be sign of changing consumer needs We are seeing the rise of the ‘affordable premium’ in Korea, and…

TSMC Caught in the Crossfire as US Renews Focus on Huawei

Event The US Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced on 15 May that it plans to protect U.S. national security by restricting Huawei’s…

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Qualcomm’s Results Quantifies the Global Handset Slowdown Due To COVID-19, but Limited Impact to 5G Expectations

Qualcomm announced its March quarter earnings. Results were quite solid considering the once-in-a-lifetime global economic slowdown caused by…

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Podcast: OnePlus 8 Series – Flagship Killer to a Killer Flagship

OnePlus has launched its latest flagship smartphones in the US, UK, China and Indian markets. There are two devices – the premium OnePlus 8 Pro and a…

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OnePlus 8 Series: Aiming to Redefine Flagship Experience

The OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro smartphones are powered by Snapdragon 865 SoC. Both smartphones include support for the 5G network by default. OnePlus 8…

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Pixelworks Iris 5: A Tiny Chip That Brings Premium Visual Experiences to Affordable Smartphones

As smartphones become an important part of our daily lives, the environment has got highly competitive as it is driven by a handful of brands with…

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Qualcomm is Leading the 5G Semiconductor Market with a System-Level Approach

Qualcomm is building momentum as 5G rollouts continue Smartphones with the Snapdragon 865 are beginning to hit the market. As always, testing of…

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Poco X2 Hits The Sweet Spot With A Fluid Display and Striking Design

The Poco X2 price starts at $215. It features a 120Hz refresh rate display, first in a mid-tier segment. The smartphone offers quad-rear cameras and…

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Realme X50 Pro 5G Will Shape The Competitive 5G Landscape in 2020

The Realme X50 Pro 5G features a 90Hz refresh rate display. The smartphone draws its power from a Snapdragon 865 SoC. It features a 4,200mAh battery…

Samsung Unpacked Event – Lots of Folds, Pixels and 5G

Samsung Unpacked 2020 event had lots of energy and hardware announcements. In an era where it is very difficult to differentiate, Samsung did an…

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Xiaomi India Launches Redmi 8A Dual with 5,000mAh Battery, Redmi-Branded Powerbanks

Xiaomi aims to continue its leadership in $100 smartphone segment with the Redmi 8A Dual. The Redmi 8A Dual price in India starts at Rs 6,499…

Qualcomm Sees Positive Results: What Does It Say About 5G, Coronavirus, and China-Us Trade Relations?

Qualcomm reported strong quarterly earnings with revenues up 5% and net income up 13%. The 1.5x larger ASPs of 5G vs. 4G are beginning to be seen.…