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This is how Apple is achieving a smaller notch on the iPhone 13
It seems that the dream of getting a smaller notch may finally become real with the arrival of the iPhone 13, or at least that’s what we hope
MediaTek Dimensity 900 flagship chip brings 5G and other premium features
The first devices with the new MediaTek Dimensity 900 chipset are expected to hit the market during Q2 2021.
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MediaTek is catching up to Qualcomm, but the split is interesting
Mediatek will likely end 2021 with a 37% share of the global smartphone SoC market, leading Qualcomm by a healthy margin, as per Counterpoint.
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The next-gen Apple chip powering iPhone 13 enters production in May
TSMC will reportedly kick off the production of A15 Bionic chip based on the 5nm process for the iPhone 13 family in May.
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Qualcomm’s 5nm Snapdragon 780G arrives with top-tier camera and connectivity upgrades
Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G is the first one in 7xx series to offer Wi-Fi 6E, a triple ISP architecture, and Snapdragon Sound enhancements too.
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Intel aims to sell ARM chips to Apple days after anti-Mac ad campaign
It won’t be surprising to see Apple diversify its supply chain portfolio – assuming it can forget about an anti-Mac campaign by Intel.
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Qualcomm’s chip supply woes are spilling into the smartphone segment
Qualcomm’s woes are also intertwined with Samsung, as the latter’s chip division is responsible for supplying key parts for Snapdragon 888.
Qualcomm’s popular Snapdragon 765 is getting a successor that just got leaked
Qualcomm Snapdragon 775/775G will reportedly be based on the 5nm process, and brings support for Wi-Fi 6E and mmWave 5G to the table.
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AMD’s latest Radeon RX 6700 XT GPU targets 1440p gaming and starts at $479
AMD is aware of the global crunch, as is therefore launching both first-party and third-party RX 6700 XT cards on the same day globally.
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Check out these wireless charging options for your iPhone 12
Here are a collection of wireless solutions that will keep your iPhone 12 ready to go at a moment’s notice without the hassle of cables.
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MediaTek MT9638 chip aims to bring premium smart TV features to the masses
The MT6938 smart TV chip by MediaTek brings support for features such as AI-driven image quality enhancement, VRR, and MEMC to name a few.
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Samsung readying three Exynos chips, and one of them might outpace Apple
Samsung will reportedly launch Exynos 8xx, Exynos 12xx, and Exynos 22xx series SoCs in 2021, with the latter said to debut as Exynos 2200.
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Apple partners with TSMC to develop micro OLED display for its AR devices: Report
Production of micro OLED panels is currently in trial phase at TSMC, but it might take years before Apple can use them on commercial devices.
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Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon X65 5G modem brings a promise of 10Gbps internet speeds
Qualcomm Snapdragon X65, and the new X62 modems too, are currently in the sampling process and will appear in commercial devices in late 2021.
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Samsung’s new smartphone OLED panel offers improved outdoor visibility and brightness
The new and improved OLED panel from Samsung Display is also more energy-efficient and has already been used on the Galaxy S21 Ultra.
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MediaTek’s new M80 cellular modem brings the power of mmWave 5G
MediaTek M80 also brings a host of other features such as dual 5G SIM, dual 5G NSA and SA networks, and dual Voice over New Radio (VoNR).
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Apple is testing optical in-screen fingerprint sensor for its upcoming iPhones
Apple is experimenting with an optical in-display fingerprint scanner for upcoming iPhones, unlike the ultrasonic ones used by Samsung.
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Intel launches Iris Xe discrete GPUs for desktops
Intel has partnered with system aggregators such as Asus to offer the desktop-class Iris Xe GPUs as part of pre-built systems.
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Samsung’s Exynos SoC with AMD GPU conquers Apple’s A14 Bionic in leaked benchmarks
As per another leak, the first Exynos processors armed with an AMD GPU will arrive in the third or fourth quarter of 2021.
Samsung reportedly plans to spend $10 billion to make 3nm chips in the US
Samsung is reportedly aiming to bring 3nm chips to the market by the end of 2022 and has ropedin people to lobby on its behalf in the US.
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LG stops production of LCD screens for iPhones as reports of phone business exit swirl
As per a report by TheElec, the primary reason for LG shutting down the production of LCD panels for smartphones is low profitability.
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Pocketnow Daily: iPhone 13 Changes Leaked: GOOD Features RETURN! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the iPhone 13 and its possible features, new Apple Silicon Macs, and more.
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Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 870 SoC is a curiosity, and a sign of exciting things to come!
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 is not a major upgrade, but appears to be a win-win situation for Qualcomm, OEMs, and the smartphone phone buyer too.
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Apple testing foldable screens, considers in-screen fingerprint sensor for iPhones
Apple’s progress is reportedly limited to folding screens as of now, and it doesn’t have a working prototype of a foldable iPhone yet.
Samsung’s new 108MP ISOCELL HM3 sensor offers better autofocus and low-light output
With the ISOCELL HM3 sensor, Samsung promises upgrades in image clarity, dynamic range – and more importantly – autofocus performance.