Poco X2
Pocketnow Daily: POCO F2 Pro might NOT be the iPhone SE competitor we need? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the upcoming Poco F2 Pro, the Google Pixel 4a, the dates for the next WWDC and more
MediaTek announces its new Helio G85 gaming chipset
The new Helio G85 comes as a new addition to MediaTek’s gaming-focused chipsets for budget smartphones, and it’s already found in the Redmi Note 9
Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon Wear OS smartwatch will be updated with Snapdragon Wear 3100
This model is going into a second year, but not without a few new muscles in its body. This includes extneded battery life.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 introduced
It’s here for 5G and cheer. Qualcomm has launched its latest systems-on-a-chip with a battery of artificial intelligence enhancements.
Apple A12 Bionic is the first commercial 7nm processor
The A12 Bionic is an 18-core chipset that will be found inside the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max and it has all of the transistors to do more work at once.
Netherlands may get up to 8GB RAM in the Galaxy Note 9
The next step up from here is 8GB of RAM and up to 512GB of storage. But will it happen in places other than Asia and Benelux?
Qualcomm’s new Bluetooth 5 multi-device broadcast feature is proprietary
The chipmaker says that this feature is proprietary to items incorporating aptX HD codec and the Snapdragon 845 platform.
Huawei reveals the HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset
The company uses a proprietary CPU core design to help it reach competition-smashing speeds. It’s now catching up with a dedicated AI sub-chip.
If you enjoy components porn, this post about the iPhone 7s is for you
If you live for pictures of logic boards and silicon, — not silicone — then we have something more exciting than the pants on fire iPhone 8 speculation.
TSMC to make Snapdragon 845 as Qualcomm rejects Samsung’s bid
Samsung, which produced the Snapdragon 820, 821 and 835, will not produce the 845. TSMC, which has been pushing for 7nm fabs, is on the case.
Snapdragon 835 in trouble along with Apple A11, Helio X30, Exynos 8895
All of these chipsets that will be in smartphones from every big name manufacturer this year use a 10nm fabrication that hasn’t worked out at factories.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 specs tossed around, 830 and 660 in the realm
Rumors are also spreading of a Snapdragon 660 that runs with some of the latest Kryo chip architecture. And yes, there’s a Snapdragon 830 in the pipe.
Intel Atom
Intel cancels upcoming Atom mobile processor for 5G
It has discontinued sales of three current Atom mobile chipsets and has also scrapped plans for a tablet-dedicated chipset.