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Qualcomm reveal XR1 chip designed for AR and VR

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 30 May 2018

Designed to help manufacturers build less expensive AR and VR offerings, Qualcomm debuts its new XR1 chipset. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm to design new processors for Wear OS smartwatches

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 May 2018

The company plans to produce new silicon specifically designed at the latest batch of Wear OS-sporting smartwatches. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm Network Simulation Shows Significant 5G User Experience Gains

By Press Release 5 March 2018

Industry’s first detailed simulation of 5G NR networks and devices builds on unique Qualcomm Technologies capability, prepares mobile ecosystem with predictions of 5G real-world performance. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 845 chip for next year's flagships

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 December 2017

The chipmaker unveiled its latest processor at the Snapdragon Tech Summit, with the 845 being tipped for use in next year's flagship phones. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm attempting to ban sale of iPhone X by select US carriers

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 1 December 2017

The pair's legal battle shows no signs of abating, with Qualcomm looking to ban the sale of iPhone X devices by AT&T and T-Mobile in the US. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm preparing to reject Broadcom's $103 billion offer

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 November 2017

It appears as Qualcomm is going to play hard ball in order to get a better offer from Broadcom, with reports suggesting they'll reject the first bid. FULL STORY >

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Samsung now ready to produce 8 nanometer chipsets

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 October 2017

Qualifying for the production process three months ahead of time, Samsung confirms that its plans to build 8 nanometer chips is ready to go. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm conducts first 5G mobile test and debuts new reference phone design

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 October 2017

The mobile tech manufacturer is continuing its push into 5G with a successful test of its X50 modem, as well as a new reference design for a 5G smartphone. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm and Nokia collaborate on driving wide-scale mobile 5G NR deployments

By Press Release 13 September 2017

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated and Nokia have announced plans to conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on the 5G New Radio (NR) Release-15... FULL STORY >

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Snapdragon 450 is Qualcomm's latest CPU for mid-range phones

By Staff Writer 30 June 2017

The company's latest processor is designed to power mid-range devices and will serve up an octa-core setup, support dual lens cameras and provide LTE connectivity. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm's Quick Charge 4+ cooler and faster than predecessor

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 June 2017

Said to be three degrees cooler and 15% faster than Quick Charge 4. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm debuts new Snapdragon 660 and 630 chips

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 May 2017

Say hello to the Qualcomm Snapdragon CPUs that will probably power your new mid-range devices going forward. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm unveils its second-gen Gigabit LTE smartphone modem

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 February 2017

Despite being on its second iteration, Qualcomm's latest Gigabit LTE modem will not feature in a phone this year, but does serve up 1.2 Gbps download speeds. FULL STORY >

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Samsung keeping majority of Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chips for itself

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 24 January 2017

In a bid to keep ahead of its competitors, Samsung is reportedly saving the bulk of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chips for the Galaxy S8. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chip will up photography and VR performance

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 January 2017

First detailed in November last year, full details on Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 835 chip are still unknown. It now appears as if photography and VR will play a big part in its performance. FULL STORY >

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