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Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus

Galaxy S23 to feature Qualcomm’s newest Snapdragon processor

July 29th, 2022

After the Galaxy S22 throttling disaster involving the Exynos 2200 chip earlier this year, we saw Samsung apologize to customers and investors. The company faced plenty of criticism and scrutiny, especially in its home market. Then, Samsung vowed to create a new set of flagship chips for its best phones. But the Galaxy S23 series …

Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus

Galaxy S23 might dump Exynos for Qualcomm chips next year

July 11th, 2022

The Galaxy S22 series has been a bittersweet success for Samsung. The phone brought back the Note series as the Galaxy S22 Ultra, and the entire S22 line saw great sales initially. But soon after launch, buyers discovered the Exynos 2200 versions of the phone came with performance throttling and benchmark cheating. The Galaxy S23 …

Qualcomm's Wireless AR Smart Viewer glasses design.

Futuristic Qualcomm AR glasses go wireless for the first time

May 20th, 2022

Apple might be demoing its sophisticated mixed reality glasses only to the board, but Qualcomm is ready to show the world its next-gen Smart Viewer AR glasses featuring the Snapdragon XR2 Platform. This is a reference design like the previous-generation model, so you can’t buy it in stores. Also, like the first-gen model, the new …

Razer Snapdragon G3x Developer Kit

Qualcomm and Razer want to raise the stakes for mobile gaming

December 1st, 2021

Qualcomm wants to play a larger role in the world of gaming. While Qualcomm chips have long powered a large portion of mobile gamers through smartphones, the company wants to power actual gaming devices too — and has announced the new Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 Gaming Platform. The new platform is built to create …

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3

Qualcomm wants to take on Apple’s M1 with the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3

December 1st, 2021

Qualcomm is expanding on its line of PC chips. The chipmaker announced not one, but two new platforms destined for Windows-based PCs. These include the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 computer platform, and the slightly lower-powered Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3 computer platform. This news follows the launch of the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 mobile …

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

Galaxy S22 processor benchmark leak teases huge performance gains

November 24th, 2021

Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S22 series in mid-February, but several leaks have already revealed plenty of details about the new flagship. We saw a real-life photo of the Galaxy S22 Ultra, which is Samsung’s new Note replacement. We also saw renders of the Galaxy S22 Plus and Galaxy S22 models. On top of that, …

Qualcomm Windows Processor

Qualcomm will make Windows 11 PC chips that match Apple’s M1 series

November 17th, 2021

Apple unveiled the M1 System-on-Chip (SoC) last year, announcing plans to reduce its reliance on Intel silicon. The M1 MacBook Air and Pro received excellent reviews that prompted Intel to launch a massive anti-Apple campaign. The chipmaker is terrified of what Apple’s custom processors can do. So, Intel has been running its anti-Apple ads for …

New Qualcomm Platforms

Qualcomm’s new chips will power a new generation of mid-range phones

October 26th, 2021

Over the past few years, premium phones have gotten increasingly expensive. The Snapdragon 888, Qualcomm’s highest-performance chip to date, is really only found in devices that approach $1,000. But the result of that is that there’s more demand for mid-range phones, and Qualcomm wants to power those phones too. The company has launched four new …