Lenovo Miix 630 is the latest Always Connected PC to launch
We have all the information you need on the latest Qualcomm-running Always Connected PC, plus where you can get a nifty discount on it.
RED Hydrogen One still has Snapdragon 835, benchmark says
That Snapdragon 835 that RED founder Jim Jannard said would be on the Hydrogen One? Yeah, according to this benchmark, it’s still there.
Xiaomi Mi 7 with Snapdragon 835 and Xiaomi valentino with SDM638 get benchmarked
A pre-release Xiaomi Mi 7 prototype curiously packs an outdated Snapdragon 835 processor over at Geekbench, while the Snapdragon 638-powered Xiaomi ‘valentino’ is completely shrouded in mystery.
Qualcomm makes case for Always Connected PCs as reviewers label them slow
The honeymoon is over for Snapdragon-powered laptops with Windows 10 and reviews have labeled the experience “slow” beyond casual use. But Qualcomm has a few videos to snap back.
Foldable smartphones
Qualcomm tells of foldable phone struggles
Research and development has been happening for a long time, but foldable displays still aren’t at the stage where they can survive three years of the bends.
Asus unveils US pricing for ZenBook Flip 14 and NovaGo convertible laptops
The high-end Asus ZenBook Flip 14 is officially slated for a March 2018 US release at $899 and up, while the always-on, always-connected NovaGo is priced at $599.
Qualcomm reportedly wants TSMC, not Samsung, to make the Snapdragon 855
Samsung, the makers of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845, 835, 821 and 820 processors, could lose the Snapdragon 855 production contract to bitter rivals TSMC.
Purported Sony H8216 specs could foreshadow Xperia XZ1 sequel with Snapdragon 845
As always, Sony seems to be working on several high-end Android phones, one of which could pair a Full HD screen with a Snapdragon 845 SoC.
Conflict! Qualcomm, AT&T, Google and Amazon | #PNWeekly 282 (Audio)
Qualcomm debuts the Snapdragon 845 chipset, the courts open up for AT&T and Trump’s Justice Department and YouTube’s hating on Amazon on our show.
Qualcomm showcases HP ENVY x2 as another Always Connect PC with full Windows 10
HP’s Windows 10 tablet offering has a Qualcomm chipset in it for LTE connectivity and long-lasting battery life. It is due out in spring of 2018.
Qualcomm and Microsoft bring on Always Connected PCs with ASUS NovaGo
It’s the first Windows 10 laptop powered by a Snapdragon chipset — the ones typically seen on Android smartphones. It starts at $599.
Blass: Snapdragon 836 is delayed past Pixel 2 production timeframe
@evleaks reports that Qualcomm is working on a chipset that some have said was not on the blueprints. This comes with an about face to Google.
What Snapdragon 836? Pixel 2 will use Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Leaks and rumors have pinned the Pixel 2 (and, to a lesser extent, the Pixel XL 2) to feature a Snapdragon 835. Qualcomm is said to have no 836 plans.
US Galaxy S8+ root process doesn’t trigger Knox
And yes, it does apply to the Galaxy S8 as well. And it took a team of six members several months to get this exploit together.
The Samsung W2018 will be a $2,000 flip phone — and that’s cheaper than last year!
Full Android, top-end Qualcomm silicon, a flip phone. Samsung likes to play around with its wares in its Chinese sandbox.
Google Pixel 2 tipped as first high-end smartphone powered by Snapdragon 836 SoC this fall
A modest Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 upgrade of the existing 835 high-end processor could power Google’s Pixel 2 duo this fall, and not Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8.
LG V30 clocked on Geekbench with Android 7.1.2
The software version is the standout pin we’d like to focus on as the LG V20 last year was able to lay claim as the first OEM-made Android Nougat phone.
HTC U11 performance is best in May for AnTuTu, topping iPhone 7 Plus
When have you heard of an Android phone topping an iPhone for a benchmark? Rarely, if ever at all. And HTC somehow managed to do it.
LG V10 Second Screen
LG V30 may trade off Second Screen for OLED screen
There are certain complications that may make this rumor extremely plausible to be carried out, but we have no visuals on what to expect.
Samsung still wants TSMC’s Snapdragon 845 inside Galaxy S9, in-house 6nm move planned for 2019
Samsung’s disappointment with Qualcomm’s TSMC partnership for the Snapdragon 845 shouldn’t deprive the Galaxy S9 from the best possible SoC.
First Samsung Galaxy S8 Active benchmark confirms Snapdragon 835 SoC, 4GB RAM, Android 7.0
Aside from a flat screen, rugged design and possibly larger battery, it looks like Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Active might be identical to the S8.
Nokia 9 benchmarks continue making the rounds, this time with 4GB RAM, Snapdragon 835
The upcoming Nokia 9 flagship Android phone could pack as little as 4 and as much as 8GB RAM, but that Snapdragon 835 SoC looks settled.
Nubia Z17 comes to China with up to 8GB RAM, Snapdragon 835 SoC, slim bezels
It’s not exactly bezel-less, but ZTE’s Nubia Z17 appears to offer quite a lot of bang and a pretty exquisite design for a relatively low price.
Qualcomm and Microsoft get Lenovo, HP and ASUS to build Snapdragon 835-powered ‘cellular PCs’
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 will be the first ARM-based processor powering a new generation of Windows 10 PCs from Lenovo, HP and Asus.
Fresh ‘Unknown Heart’ benchmark appears to hint at Nokia 9 variant with 8GB RAM
Is this “Unknown Heart” the impending Snapdragon 835-powered Nokia 9 flagship phone? Probably, and it may feature up to a whopping 8GB RAM.